Elementary Teacher (K - 4th grade)

Delaware Public Schools

Delaware

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Date Posted September 22, 2022
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed Yes
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Title of this Position: Teacher
Reports To: Dean of Student and Dean of Academics
The Teacher is responsible for providing direction, assistance, foresight, and intervention for every student in their classroom. The Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, social, physical, spiritual and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success.
Qualities needed to thrive in this role:
  • Relationships- The ability to create and develop relationships with students, families, staff and the local community
  • Knowledge- Content and pedagogical knowledge to best allow for the educational process to demonstrate growth
  • Dedication- A commitment to the students and stake holders of PCA as well as a determination to reach all students academically
  • Community- Communication and interpersonal skills to create an atmosphere and culture of acceptance to foster and promote learning with parents, students, and staff
Major Responsibilities Include:
Under the supervision of the teacher and the Dean of Academics and the Dean of Students, the Teacher will:
  1. Be knowledgeable in academic areas, learning theories, and teaching strategies
  2. Have training in classroom management and discipline
  3. Have a positive attitude and growth mindset
  4. Develop a scope and sequence within the first two weeks of school
  5. Work hand in hand with the special education department
  6. Be able to display lesson plans daily
  7. Attend PLC meetings as scheduled
  8. Demonstrate effective identification, planning, and utilization of community resources consistent with the objectives of the class
  9. Begin instruction promptly at 8:00am
  10. Works closely with immediate colleagues within the department as a team when planning the academic program
  11. Plans and implements a program of academic studies for which the individual is employed
  12. Handling materials in an orderly fashion, insuring that equipment and materials needed for the activity are readily available and that resources used are appropriate to the activity; providing proper care and use of equipment
  13. Effectively communicates with parents, relating information of relevance and meaning
  14. Possesses experience in technology-based instruction and analyzes data to make informed decisions about students’ instructional needs
  15. Actively participates in PCA2T or DPASII process
  16. Having objectives and plans for the day that are communicated with students, following lesson plans based on the school's official curriculum or the Delaware Content Standards.
  17. Presenting a strong professional image through manner, voice and appearance
  18. Creating an atmosphere in which mutual respect is evident;
  19. Routinely checking for each student's level of understanding of essential information during instruction and before moving on
  20. Provide opportunities for students to use or apply what they are learning while the teacher is available to assist
  21. Relating learning activities to student interests; offering varied learning activities; making involvement a part of the learning process
  22. Providing consistent and immediate feedback to students
  23. Praising students for appropriate classroom behavior; letting students know when they are making progress; varying praise words
  24. Completes all responsibilities such as volunteer hours, Board of Directors’ meetings, parent teacher conferences, PLC attendance, PD attendance, and PTO meetings
  25. Other duties as assigned


Essential Qualifications and Skills:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year accredited educational institution in education or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Education or related field preferred
  • Delaware State Initial or Continuing License (uploaded and approved in DEEDS)
  • Dual Certification preferred
Experience
  • 2+ Year’s experience preferred
Skills
Ability to:
1. Maintain an overall effective rating in the PCA2T or DPASII
2. Remain organized with communication, grading, meetings, and requirements
3. Be passionate about the learning process
4. Drive student growth
5. Maintain various student documentation, accommodations, and records

Compensation:

This positon will require approximately 40 hours per week per week for a 10 months.
Compensation: Based on experience and education.
Notes:
A criminal background check is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate during the interview process an understanding of diversity, educational equity and multicultural education. This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. The selected candidate should expect to perform any other related activities needed to deliver the position’s key duties and responsibilities and follow any other instructions as defined by his/her supervisor.

Providence Creek Academy is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, age or Vietnam Era veteran’s status in employment or its programs and activities. All interested applicants should complete application on www.joindelawareschools.org .
**This position is pending approval by Board of Directors**