Openings as of 2/25/2018Elementary School Teaching
Position Title : CLASSROOM TEACHER
Valid Iowa Teaching Certificate – applicable to posting.
Bachelor’s degree or higher.
Good communication and problem solving skills.
Enthusiastic about learning and committed to continuous development as an educator.
Reports to: Building Principal
Provides direct instruction to students in individual, small group, and/or full classroom settings.
Uses identified student needs to guide the learning process toward student achievement of district’s core content standards.
Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects using formal and informal assessment data aligned to the Iowa Core and Winterset standards.
Uses a variety of instructional strategies and materials consistent with core content standards and the needs/capabilities of individual students.
Creates a classroom environment that is aligned to research-based instruction and conducive to learning as well as appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
Plans, implements, and evaluates learning in accordance with established district curriculum expectations.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, administrative guidelines, or specific program requirements.
Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Contacts parents frequently regarding student improvement and conducts conferences.
Implements all district policies and expected practices.
Conducts student assessments to identify individual student needs to plan instruction, and/or to determine intervention strategies.
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides frequent progress reports to parents and students (if applicable).
Collaborates with appropriate building and district personnel regarding student needs.
Adheres to the Iowa Teaching Standards.
Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships and works cooperatively with students, parents and colleagues.
Projects a positive image as an educator in the school and community.
Demonstrates initiative and ability to work without close supervision.
Displays a positive attitude and adjusts to new changing situations.
Meets deadlines, is punctual and completes assigned tasks with minimal assistance.
Seeks opportunities to improve professional competence through professional development activities.
Collaborates with colleagues to plan and implement professional development activities to address school improvement.
Participates in discussion or activities focused on using research to improve teaching and learning.
Takes an active interest in the school and community. Attends meetings and serves on staff/district committees.
Other duties as assigned by principal.
Terms of Employment: Salary and work year to be established in accordance with provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement.
Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Comprehensive Agreement.
Physical Requirements: Bending, carrying, climbing, travel between job sites, lifting, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, and walking
Working Conditions: Includes extremes of temperature and humidity. Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases.
The statement contained herein describes the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by a negotiated contract.
Any employee not covered by a negotiated contract agreement is an “at-will” employee. Either the school district or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause, so long as there is no violation of applicable federal or state law. The school district can define the number of days notice required of a terminating employee.
Notice of Nondiscrimination
It is the policy of the Winterset Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district's Equity Coordinator, 110 West Washington, Winterset Iowa, (515) 462-2718.
A signed copy of this job description will be placed in the employee’s personnel file.
Signature of Supervisor____________________________________Date____________