Elementary Teacher PreK-3 - General Pool

Employer
Alexandria City Public Schools
Location
Alexandria, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 30, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, Early Childhood / Daycare Teacher, Elementary Education Teacher, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher
Grade Level
Elementary School
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Job Description

The Elementary Teacher facilitates student success in academic and interpersonal skills by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. This job reports to the Principal.

Qualifications:


  • Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license with an endorsement in Elementary Education, or eligibility to obtain one.

Essential Functions:

  • Adapts classroom work to provide students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.
  • Administers developmental testing programs, subject specific assessments, etc. to assess student competency levels and/or developing individual learning plans.
  • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress to communicate expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
  • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals to provide feedback to students, parents, and administration.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a variety of community resources to improve the overall quality of student outcomes and achieve established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
  • Counsels students on performance improvement, health status, problem-solving techniques, and a variety of personal issues.
  • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject-specific assignments to provide an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
  • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers to provide an effective classroom program and address the needs of individual students.
  • Instructs students to improve their success in academic, interpersonal, and daily living skills through a defined course of study.
  • Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, nap times, etc.) to ensure a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Participates in a variety of meetings to convey and/or gather information required to perform functions.
  • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) to document student progress and meet mandated requirements.
  • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) to maintain the personal safety of students, provide a positive learning environment, and adhere to the Education Code and school policies.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Clearances:

  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

Public Health Compliance

  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols.

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Company

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is one of the most diverse school systems in the country and we celebrate that diversity. Our students come from more than 128 different countries, speak more than 75 languages, and represent a rainbow of ethnic and cultural groups.

Alexandria is a historic seaport community located on the Potomac River overlooking our Nation's Capital.  Rich in history, yet firmly focused on the future, ACPS is committed to making a difference for every child.

Located just 8 miles from Washington, D. C., ACPS offers many exciting opportunities for teachers and administrators. For more information on available positions please visit:

http://www.acps.k12.va.us/hr/recruit/

and click: "vacancies"

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Location
Alexandria
VA
22314
US
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