Classroom Teacher - Joplin Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Possible 1st Grade Teacher - 2nd Semester 2019-2020
Job Location: Royal Heights Elementary School - Joplin Schools
Beginning: Jan 06, 2020
Deadline: Jan 07, 2020**
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64802
Telephone: 417-625-5200
Job Description:
**Must apply online:

Position:                     Possible 1st Grade Teacher - 2nd Semester 2019-2020 - Starting January 6th, 2020

Term:                         Remainder of 2019-2020 School Year with potential to renew for 2020-2021
Classification:             Certified/Exempt
Qualifications:             Bachelors Degree and a valid Missouri Teaching Certificate
Supervisory:                Supervises students at all times
Reports to:                  Principal
Teachers are responsible for providing direct instruction to students and maintaining an environment conducive to learning.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
General Expectations
  • Supports the mission of Joplin Schools
  • Supports the value of education
  • Complies with the privacy rights of students
  • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Communicates effectively with all the members of the school district and community
  • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally
  • Reacts to change productively
  • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes
  • Ensures that all activities conform to district and state guidelines
Essential Functions
An individual who holds this position is required to:
  • Provide instruction to students
  • Create and implement a classroom disciplinary plan
  • Create lesson plans and activities to implement and supplement instruction
  • Participate in building, grade level and subject area committees
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Maintain accurate student records including attendance, grades and discipline
  • Complete and submit forms and required reports in a timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding progress and other educational concerns
  • Participate as a member of an IEP team, 504 team or other student assistance teams as requested
  • Implement special educational plans such as 504 plans, individual educational programs and individual health plans
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect, discrimination and harassments as directed by Board policy
  • Prepare lesson plans for use by a substitute teacher
Subject area teachers may have additional duties and responsibilities
Supervisory Duties
Supervise students at all times

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 essential functions.

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