Openings as of 1/23/2019Elementary School Teaching
Essential Job Functions:
Create and foster positive relationships with students; effective communication with students/parents/staff/community members.
Bachelor of Arts degree or higher; Certification in the State of Iowa to teach 5-12 mathematics; prefer applicants that have prior experience teaching high school mathematics; proven experience increasing student achievement for all learners (general education, special education, ELP, ELL); contribute to increased student achievement through effective teaching strategies; collaborate and analyze student data/work samples with colleagues during PLCs; contribute to a positive school climate.
To apply please visit https://portal.waterloo.k12.ia.us/AP/applicant/login.php
High School Diploma, GED, or Proficiency Certificate for Teacher Associates; CPI preferred; experience with children with special needs and behaviors; excellent attendance record; arriving on time to work; problem solving ability; ability to communicate effectively; prediction of student needs; basic academic skill; collaborate with other peers and students; positive demeanor; experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and students with diverse needs at the middle school level; flexible and responsive; knowledge of de-escalation techniques and how to employ those techniques to help students in crisis.
Current Mandt or CPI certification preferred and training in Trauma Informed Care; experience working with applicable age students who have behavior challenges; experience working with students with special needs; de-escalation experience; successful experience working in an intervention setting as well as the classroom; experience in solution process; knowledge of, and ability to implement, de-escalation techniques; knowledge of, and ability to implement, behavior management techniques; knowledge of intensive behavior intervention techniques; knowledge of safe practices in classroom, playground activities, and health regulations; ability to monitor and observe student behavior according to approved policies and procedures; knowledge of district policies, rules and regulations; basic record keeping skills; ability to develop rapport and interact effectively with students; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to handle emotionally charged situations; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to work effectively, cooperatively and respectfully with staff, parents and community members regardless of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic/national origin, religion, marital status, age, socio- economic status or disability; basic word processing and spreadsheet skills; E-mail management skills; skill or ability to learn the delivery and use of on-line learning programs as needed per school assignment.