Carson City Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):
1st Grade Teacher - Remainder of the Year ONLY
LICENSE: K-8 Endorsement, TESL preferred
NOTE: This position begins the 2017-2018 school year.
BENEFITS: Salary placement based on education and verified contracted teaching experience accepted. Employer-paid retirement, health and life insurance, sick leave benefits and personal leave.
Must possess a Nevada license endorsed for the specific subject(s) and to perform other educational functions at the level and in the field for which he/she is to be employed, issued in accordance with law and in full force at the time the services are rendered. (NRS 391.170). All applicants must meet all highly qualified requirements. Bilingual preferred.
Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screen, physical, and lift test.
This is a replacement position.
Summary Teach one or more subjects to students in public schools by performing the following duties. The teacher will implement into daily student instruction appropriate educational curriculum based on the Nevada State Standards and the Carson School District expectations. The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school and district programs and goals. This person will be expected to adhere to the Carson School District Framework for Effective Teaching.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Administer appropriate district curriculum, which is aligned with the Nevada State Standards.
Ensure the opportunity for all students to learn in a supportive environment.
Create and maintain a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the instructional environment.
Develop and implement the components of an effective lesson for instruction.
Analyze student progress and provide appropriate instruction.
Provide a classroom management/discipline plan ensuring safety at all times.
Ensure assessment regulations and guidelines are followed at all times.
Develop a classroom climate that promotes positive learning conditions.
Work professionally with administration, staff, parents, and community.
Integrate technology into the instructional program.
Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.
Instruct students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations.
Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school.
Assigns lessons and corrects homework.
Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform parents of progress.
Keeps attendance records.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
Qualifications 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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university.
Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as handbooks and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students and staff.
Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of student information software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations State of Nevada Teacher's license, current driver's license, original social security card. Certified in relevant subject area.
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 duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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