Temporary Kindergarten Teacher - Spring Creek Elementary

Location
Eugene, OR, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Ref
2567718
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Job Type
Temporary
This is a temporary, full-time position for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year only. 

The primary purpose of this position is the instruction and supervision of a diverse group of students keeping within the law, board policies, and administrative regulations. A primary focus is the establishment of a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement for all students while considering the background and developmental level of the individual student. Instruction and supervision include student guidance, classroom management, and knowledge in subject areas taught and District and state standards. This is demonstrated by appropriate curriculum design, instructional practices, and student progress assessment.

Essential Functions:
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-0045). The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.
  1. Effectively works with and responds to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  2. Cultivates and models a respectful working and learning environment.
  3. Utilizes effective, proactive behavioral management skills in all school settings.
  4. Uses current body of knowledge in cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development to design and adapt individual/group academic and behavioral/social programs in all school settings
  5. Instructs students directly and guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establishes clear objectives for all instructional units, projects and lessons to communicate these goals and objectives to all students. 
  6. Implements individual plans (IEP/504/TAG/etc.) 
  7. Diagnoses the instructional needs of all students and prescribes appropriate learning activities for each student.
  8. Works effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations.
  9. Works collaboratively with other school personnel (e.g., Title I, regular education, school psychologist specialists, classified staff) in meeting the diverse social and academic needs of all students
  10. Works with team members to accomplish mutually agreed upon goals.
  11. Is responsive to feedback from colleagues and administrators and is able to apply feedback to improve skills and services to all students.
  12. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom and school in a fair and just manner.
  13. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with all students and parents/guardians concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  14. Strives to improve professional competence through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, classes, and other professional development activities.
  15. Utilizes computer and software programs as related to job responsibilities.
  16. Trains and acts as lead worker for Instructional Assistants
  17. Designs instruction, monitors and provides feedback for Instructional Assistants and be available for problem solving relating to classroom instruction.
  18. Maintains accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
  19. Follows district and school policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines, and the provisions of the contract and exercised professional judgment when acting in the absence of a covering guideline or policy.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Experience differentiating practices for diverse populations.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse students, staff, and community populations.
 

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Valid Oregon teacher's license with the appropriate endorsements.
    • Multiple Subjects Self-Contained or Elementary K-12 Endorsement required
  • Must be authorized at the elementary level.
  • ESOL endorsements preferred.
  • Evidence of multi-cultural experience and cultural competency.
  • Must be Highly Qualified in No Child Left Behind.
  • Bilingual proficiency and/or multicultural experience strongly preferred.

To view the complete job description visit: https://www.4j.lane.edu/hr/jobdescriptionsandclassif/licensedpositions/

Additional Information:
Complete application in its entirety.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed, there are no exceptions.

We do not accept walk-in, faxed, or applications via mail.  All applications must be submitted using the GovermentJobs website.  It is your responsibility to submit a complete application.  Submitting an application does not guarantee any candidate an interview.  Candidates are interviewed by appointment only.  If you apply to more than one job, an application is required for EACH job posting.

ALL required documentation must be scanned and attached in order to submit an online application.
Required documents for this posting are:
  • Copy of Educational License(s)
  • Copy of all college (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted during the application process.  If an applicant is hired they will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the start of employment.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.  Must be from the last 2 years and one letter must be from a supervisor.
  • Test results if applicable.  (ie. ORELA or PRAXIS)

Upon offer of employment applicants must provide 4J Human Resources  a complete set of official transcripts. We highly suggest that you order a set to have available in the event you are hired.
Upon offer of employment applicants must obtain a fingerprint clearance from the Oregon State Police Department and the FBI through a process authorized by the Eugene School District 4J.  Applicants would be responsible for the one-time fingerprint clearance fee.
 
An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eugene School District 4J does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity in admission or access to the treatment of employment in its programs and activities as required by state and federal law.  If you have any complaints, please contact the HR Department at (541) 790-7670.

It is the District's policy to provide qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with applicable law.  Applicants wishing to claim veterans' preference must provide the following military documents verifying their eligibility:
 
Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pension.
 
Disabled Veterans : A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicants veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).
 
For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted to the District at the time of application submission.