TEACHER - GRADE 4 (2019-20 School Year-EL Certification Required)

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, Nashville, Tennessee

Date PostedMay 22, 2019
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified


REPORTS TO: School Principal

JOB SUMMARY (2-3 sentences): Instructs students individually and in groups using various

teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations. This position teaches

elementary grades.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: List, in the order of time spent, the essential tasks performed by

the position. Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required.

Job Responsibility 1: Plans daily lessons to meet the needs of all students and assists students

needing additional support. Adapts teaching methods and instructional

materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.

Job Responsibility 2: Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and homework

assignments. Communicates those objectives to students.

Job Responsibility 3: Establishes and enforces rules of behavior and procedures for

maintaining order in their classroom.

Job Responsibility 4: Confers with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and

administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.

Job Responsibility 5: Designs and implements assessments that measure progress towards

academic standards and identifies gaps in learning. Uses assessment

data to refine curriculum and adjust instructional practices.

Job Responsibility 6: Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities and homework

assignments. Creates a positive achievement-oriented learning


Job Responsibility 7: Participates in collaborative curriculum development and grade-level

and/or school activities.

Job Responsibility 8: Participates in ongoing professional development activities.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and

education required for entry into the position.

Bachelors’ degree in education or related degree.


Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations

required to enter the position.

Must have a current Tennessee Teaching certificate or be in an eligible alternative licensure program. Esl Pk12 (490) endorsement is required for this position.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work

experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable

expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.

Prior teaching experience preferred.

More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the

position announcement as vacancies occur.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion

and coordination of limb and body movement.

Standing and walking: generally 6 hours per day (full duty)

Lifting and carrying: frequently lifting 20 lbs and occasionally lifting 70 lbs

Push and pull: unlimited grasp and fingering

Dexterity: ability to operate machines, tools or office equipment

Additional requirements: unlimited reaching to shoulder height; frequently climbs stairs/ladders;

exposure to heat extremes.

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work

environment that may cause illness or injury.

The position is exposed to extreme heat/cold, wet or humid conditions, bright/dim lights, intense noise

levels, vibration, fumes or noxious odors, moving mechanical parts, electrical shock, traffic, and toxic or

caustic chemicals.

SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch,

taste, and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.

The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of

smell, and texture perception.


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide

adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are

encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

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