Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor, teaches and instructs students in academic subject matter, social, emotional, behavioral, and educational skill areas.
• Plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students.
• Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure success for every student.
• Supervises students in a variety of school-related settings.
• Monitors and evaluates student outcomes.
• Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community.
• Develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students.
• Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
• Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
Additionally, teachers will:
EDUCATION TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
- become members of a professional learning community where purposeful collaboration, flexibility, innovation and shared decision making are encouraged
- participate in all district and school-based professional development inclusive of working with internal (coaches) and external (consultants) supports
- support and nurture the academic, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students
- participate in building a coalition of parent, community and business partners
- engage in all district-driven curricular and other initiatives as defined by the Providence School Department
BA in applicable field from accredited college or universityRIDE Requirements
Elem. KG-6 or Elem. 1-6 or ECH PK-2
Dual Language/Bilingual Spanish Certificate DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND CURRICULAR LINKAGES
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDSplemental Information
- In conjunction with dual language partner, creates both a classroom and a community environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives
- Becomes familiar with and upholds the principles of dual language instruction
- Participates in district and school-based professional development activities
- In collaboration with dual language partner, plans and conducts activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration and work time that provides students with opportunities to learn, observe, question, investigate, and develop into bilingual and biliterate citizens
- Instructs students individually and in groups using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations
- In collaboration with dual language partner, adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests
- With dual language partner, plans instruction that systematically addresses language objectives and builds students' ability to transfer and build upon knowledge between both languages of instruction
- Develops and maintains positive and cooperative interactions and communications with parents, colleagues and community
- Functions and presents as a unified team together with dual language partner when speaking on behalf of or problem solving for a student with parents, administrators, SPED teams, other colleagues, or any other stakeholder
- Monitors and assesses student progress and discusses and analyzes assessment data with dual language partner in order to adjust student instruction accordingly
- Makes recommendations about appropriate accommodations for all types of formal assessments
- Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a positive learning environment in the classroom
- Takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
- Fully-certified as described above in "RIDE requirements" or willingness to become fully certified including on an emergency basis if necessary (fully-certified strongly preferred)
- Understanding of and willingness to work within the framework of an Aligned Instruction System as described in Providence School Board policy NSBA/NEPN: IF (available under "Policies and Regs" at http://www1.providenceschools.org/pesb/
- You must complete the new hire compliance training prior to your first day of employment
- Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check.
- Excellent technology skills including
- familiarity with communication, presentation, and data management tools and applications in desktop, web-based, and mobile environments
- willingness and ability to model information, communication, technology, and media literacy for students, colleagues, parents, and community
- willingness and ability to continuously develop and evolve new skills and support colleagues in the development of their skills
We offer a complete benefits package to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holidays, and Personal Time Off (PTO).