Classroom Teacher - Normandy Schools Collaborative
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Math Teacher (7th & 8th Grade)
Job Location: Barack Obama EleMiddle School
Beginning: Jun 07, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Mathematics
District: Normandy Schools Collaborative
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: 314-493-0492
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Job Description:
Summary of Position:
 
The EleMiddle Math Teacher (Grades 7 - 8) will provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.  The Teacher will also demonstrate the necessary behaviors that support Normandy Schools Collaborative Five Pillars (Professionalism, Accountability, Collaboration, Trust, Respect). 
 
The EleMiddle Teacher will collaborate with key stakeholders to establish and implement academic goals and curricula. The Teacher will also be responsible for ensuring that student achievement is improved.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual differences.
  • Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to the students.
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  • Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Assess the accomplishments of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  • Diagnose the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis and seek the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. Develop reasonable rules of classroom behavior. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes outside of the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate their job performance.
  • Maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Participate in district staff development.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues.
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience teaching in urban school environment is a plus.
  • Missouri Teacher Certification appropriate for grade level (1-8) and/or subject area (math, science, ELA, Social Studies) of assignment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and use fingers, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception. Occasionally the employee will lift up to 50 lbs. such as to lift files and paper.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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