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Elementary Classroom Teacher - Fourth Grade

Summary Information:
Employer: Wichita Public Schools
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Elementary
Elementary (Junior)
School / Org: Caldwell Elementary School
Location Wichita, Kansas
FTE: 1
No. of Positions: 1
Reference #: EAN12568
Posting Date: 20 October 2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Details:
Wichita Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):

Elementary Classroom Teacher - Fourth Grade

Location: Caldwell Elementary School

Position Function: Teaches and facilitates learning and maintains academic progress, discipline, and records for students in grades K-5. Works with parents and students to provide and implement classroom education to meet the needs of all students.

Essential Performance Responsibilities:
- Instruct and motivate students in all course study
- Collaborate and communicate with staff to meet the educational needs of students
- Assign lessons and correct homework
- Administer tests to evaluate student progress, record results, and inform parents of progress
- Maintain discipline in the classroom
- Maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning, safe, and stimulating
- Communicate with parents/guardians and schedule periodic meetings to discuss student progress and/or problems
- Work with Special Education teacher to ensure appropriate modifications are being implemented in the classroom
- Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops
- Prepare classroom instructions to promote students’ success on state assessment exams
- Observes, enforces and is directed by the policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the school district

Additional Duties: Assists with additional duties as assigned by supervisors

Equipment: Must be able to use basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, scanners, and fax machine. Must always comply with USD 259’s guidelines for equipment use.

Travel: Some travel to conferences/meetings may be required. Reliable transportation required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students
- Ability to maintain a classroom of approximately 20 students
- Ability and patience to work interactively with students
- Skill in organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Ability to deliver teaching instruction in accordance with improved curriculum and standards
- Excellent skills in verbal and written communication
- Ability to understand the individual needs of each student
- Ability to effectively use Microsoft Outlook and the student information system

Interrelations:
Contact with students, instructional staff, administrators and the community. Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy. Must exhibit a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude at all times.

Employee Punctuality and Appearance:
- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator.
- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of USD 259 and is appropriate for their position.

Qualification Profile:
- Current Kansas State teaching license - Elementary required.
- 1-2 years classroom teaching experience preferred

FSLA Status: Exempt


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