Elementary Teacher K-5

Junction City, KS, US
Jan 23, 2018
Grade Level
Elementary School
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching/K-5 Classroom

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Elementary Schools

  • Date Available:
    August 2019

  • Closing Date:
    When filled

    Geary County USD 475

    Job Description

    Classification: Certified

    Division/Department: Elementary Education K-5

    Job Category: Teacher

    FLSA: Exempt

    Title: Teacher

    Qualifications: *Current Kansas Teaching Certificate with endorsement appropriate to the assignment on file in the Devin Center

    Health certificate on file in Devin Center

    *Highly Qualified according to state of Kansas requirements

    Reports To: Building Principals

    Supervises: Students K-5


    To provide engaging instruction that will allow each student to achieve his or her highest potential


    The physical demands described here 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.

    The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach. The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people. The employee is responsible for the work output of others. The employee occasionally works extended hours. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    1. Ability to maintain regular and good work attendance and come to work on time.
    2. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
    3. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
    4. Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
    5. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.
    6. Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer.


    1. Planning and preparation based upon students' needs

    Demonstrate knowledge of pedagogy, content, and students

    Select instructional goals

    Demonstrate knowledge of resources

    Assess student learning using appropriate measures

    2. Classroom Environment

    Create a classroom environment of respect and rapport

    Establish a culture for learning

    Establish and maintain classroom procedures

    Establish expectations for and manage student behaviors

    Organize space for learning

    3. Instruction based upon state standards, district curriculum, and student needs

    Communicate clearly and accurately

    Use a variety of instructional strategies and techniques

    Engage students in learning

    Provide timely feedback to students

    Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to student needs

    4. Professional responsibilities

    Follow contractual responsibilities

    Engage in reflective practice

    Maintain accurate records

    Communicate with families

    Engage in professional development activities

    Maintain appropriate licensure

    Collaborate with others to achieve a common goal

    1. Participate in staff, department, committee and team meetings, assist in early recognition and prevention of educational problems.
    2. Obtain instructional resources and materials through processes outlined by the Principal and/or the Director of Elementary Education
    3. Keep informed regarding new technologies that facilitate and support student learning.
    4. Communicate clearly and accurately with administrators, staff, parents, students and support agencies.
    5. Respect the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state, and federal laws.
    6. Participate as a team member in the comprehensive evaluation, review, and re-evaluation process.
    7. Attend/assist with school events; organize/supervise field trips.
    8. Strive to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deed.
    9. Uphold and enforce Board policies, administrative procedures, school rules, and federal and state regulations including but not limited to:

    Consolidated Plan for Federal Programs

    Acceptable use of technology

    Sexual and racial harassment

    Child abuse reporting

    1. Perform other duties assigned by the principal or other building or district administrators.

    Term of Employment: Teacher Contract

    Salary Range: Determined by placement on teacher salary schedule.

    Evaluation Frequency: Job performance will be evaluated in accordance with state regulations and the terms established in the negotiated agreement.

    Updated 8-9-2019

    Notice of Nondiscrimination
    Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000

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