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Elementary Classroom Teachers K - 4

Company: Grandville Public Schools
Location: Grandville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Elementary Classroom Teacher - K - 4th Grades Who We Are: Wyoming Public Schools is a Public School District in Kent County dedicated to empowering all of our 4,300 students in an inclusive, inspiring, and innovative culture of learning. We believe our actions express our priorities - collaboration, continuously improving and we are strengthened by our diversity; our unique differences make us better together. We have shared values and one purpose: our students. What We Need: We are seeking an energetic, collaborative team member to work with our students to empower them to discover and achieve their potential! In this Role: Under the general supervision of the School Principal, the Elementary Classroom Teacher will facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. * Develops and administers school elementary curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives * Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning * Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction * Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed * Instructs students in the principles of responsible citizenship and other subject matters specified in applicable laws, as well as administrative regulations and procedures of the school system * Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research * Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws * Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensure effective communication with students and parents * Ensure that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom * Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees * Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records * Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation * Administers standardized tests in accordance with District testing programs Additional Duties Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. What You Need: * Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles * Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts * Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans * Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students * Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed * Ability to organize and coordinate work * Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents * Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work Certification/License * State of Michigan Certification as an Elementary Teacher * Must meet Highly Qualified under Michigan's requirements for elementary classroom teachers Education * Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university Experience Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade levels a plus What We Provide: Full-Time Position Great Benefits Collaborative Working Environment A focus on students and staff

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Keywords: Grandville Public Schools, Grand Rapids , Elementary Classroom Teachers K - 4, Other , Grandville, Michigan

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