Classroom Teacher - Early Childhood / Pre-School

Location
Upper Marlboro, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Ref
IRC150983
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Job Title:
Classroom Teacher - Early Childhood / Pre-School

Location:
Upper Marlboro, MD, US

Organization Name:
Various Locations

Department Description:

The teacher provides for instruction of students by developing, selecting, and modifying instructional plans and materials and presenting them using instructional techniques which meet the needs of all students. The teacher provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of students. This position monitors and evaluates student performance, develops and implements plans to improve student performance, and maintains required records and follows required procedures and practices.

Brief Description:
This is a PGCEA - Table A, 10-month Position

Salary Range: $49,468 - $110,709 (Salary is based on certificate type, education attainment and verified years of satisfactory teaching experience. External teacher candidates may not be placed above a Step 10 per the PGCEA negotiated agreement)

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2021

Detailed Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Establishes clear goals and objectives related to the School Improvement Plan;
  • Plans and prepares lessons, assignments, instructional materials;
  • Establishes learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development;
  • Prepares, administers and corrects evaluations and assessments, and records results;
  • Selects and uses appropriate instructional strategies including, but not limited to, lectures, group discussions, demonstrations, modeling and multimedia teaching aids to present subject matter to students;
  • Evaluates student progress using appropriate assessment techniques;
  • Maintains order and discipline in the classroom conducive to effective learning and takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;
  • Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives;
  • Counsels pupils when academic and adjustment problems arise;
  • Confers with parents and students regarding progress/problems of assigned students; arranges and participates in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences as necessary;
  • Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, Board Policy and Administrative Regulation;
  • Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials and facilities;
  • Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings and provides input regarding the planning of instruction goals, objectives and methods;
  • Improves skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multi-cultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections;
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessional educators, student teachers, and volunteers; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Job Requirements:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations;
  • Knowledge of school organization, goals and objectives, curriculum, teaching techniques, current trends, research, and materials of instruction in field of specialization;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process;
  • Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education;
  • Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community, and other school system staff; and
  • Excellent oral and communication skills.

  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor's degree required in applicable field of education from a regionally accredited college or university.

    CERTIFICATION REQUIRMENTS:

    Holds or is eligible for a Professional Certificate appropriate to area of assignment issued by the Maryland State Department of Education.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Supervision of classroom paraprofessional(s) and dedicated or classroom assistants, if applicable.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

    Additional Details:

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    All 10 month employees will be enrolled in the 12 month extended pay option.

    As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

    How To Apply:

    To submit an application online select apply.

    Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Office of Recruitment and Retention at hr.recruitment@pgcps.org or 301-952-6274.

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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    Maximum Salary:

    Currency:
    USD

    Shift Work Preferences:
    Day Shift

    Certified Teacher?:
    Yes

    Certification Subject Areas:

    Amount of Travel:

    Work At Home:

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