Classroom Teacher - Washington School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: 1st Grade Teacher
Job Location: Augusta Elementary, Augusta, MO
Beginning: Aug 18, 2022
Deadline: Dec 12, 2021**
Certificate: Elementary Education
District: Washington School District
Washington, MO 63090
Telephone: 636-231-2000
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Job Description:
The School District of Washington is looking for a first grade teacher at Augusta Elementary School.  This is a full-time, benefit eligible, and PSRS eligible position.  The pay range is consistent with our certified salary schedule with up to 10 years of experience for placement within the schedule.  
Note:  Critical features of this job are described under the headings below.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
POSITION SUMMARY
Teachers are responsible for providing direct instruction to students and maintaining an environment conducive to learning. 
SPHERE AND SCOPE OF INFLUENCE
Teachers are responsible for supervising students, implementation of the District curriculum and assessment plan, and utilizing resources accordingly.  Input and collaboration toward these efforts is critical as well as communicating with parents, patrons, and other stakeholders to advance the District vision, mission, and goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES 
Provide instruction that cognitively engages all students, increases critical thinking and problem solving skills, and assess learning to guide instruction. Build and maintain secure relationships with students as well as maintaining professional relationships with colleagues, parents, and patrons. Maintain accurate records in accordance with timelines including individual student records, classroom records, content area reports, grade level reports, and building/department records.
Actively engage as a member of a team including but not limited to, student teams, grade level or department teams, focus groups, curriculum teams, PLCs, and/or other building and District teams. Report suspected abuse, neglect, discrimination, harassment, etc. as directed by Board Policy and otherwise required by law. Other duties as directed by the supervisor.   
OTHER DUTIES
Additional duties necessary to supervise students, monitor events, or assist in an emergency situation.    
Attend building events such as open houses, curriculum night, informational meetings, and events designed to bring the public into the District.
Occasional or sporadic duties such as taking tickets at an event, participating on an interview committee, covering a duty of a colleague, engaging in curriculum and/or instructional resource committees, attending staff meetings and/or student meetings such as IEPs, etc.
Participate in professional development activities and/or curriculum work outside of the typical school work day and/or school calendar.   
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervise students at all times and/or as directed by supervisor
Supervise events as described above and/or directed by supervisor
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor degree or higher
Valid Missouri teaching certification appropriate to the level and subject matter
DISTRICT EXPECTATIONS
All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, complete required training annually, and demonstrate the values of the District at all times.
PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND VISUAL DEMANDS
The candidate should be able to move in and around the classroom, building, District buildings, and campus locations.  The candidate may be required to lift up to 50lbs. and maintain consistent attendance in accordance with the attendance policy unless otherwise required by law. General functioning such as the ability to maintain confidentiality, communicate clearly both orally and in writing, utilize District resources including District issued technology and meeting multiple demands from people while interacting with students, staff, and the public are required to fulfill the essential job duties.
 ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Typical school conditions including indoor and outdoor activities
 
 

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