Position: Elementary Education Title I Teacher – full time
Work Schedule:  8 hours/day, Monday-Friday, 181 duty days
Start Date:  2019 school year
Pay and Benefits:  Pay and benefits are in accordance with the teacher labor agreement 

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid MN teaching license.
  • Must demonstrate continued professional development through coursework, research and peer collaboration.
  • Considerable knowledge of the core curriculum areas the teacher is responsible for instructing.
  • Considerable knowledge of educational philosophy, teaching methods and approaches, current researched best practices and strategies.
  • Considerable knowledge of students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
  • Considerable knowledge of multicultural, gender and disability fair curriculum concepts.
  • Considerable knowledge of classroom management techniques.
  • Working knowledge of instructional technologies.
  • Considerable skill in classroom presentation.
  • Considerable skill in classroom management and organization.
  • Working skill in maintaining records and developing reports.
  • Considerable ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Considerable ability to plan and implement lessons based upon district and school goals and objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.
  • Considerable ability to provide appropriate instruction in core subjects.
  • Considerable ability to adapt teaching styles to diverse student populations.
  • Considerable ability to interact effectively with students, parents, other school staff, administration and community members of diverse ethnic/racial and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Considerable ability to evaluate student performance and to present these evaluations in a manner that fosters higher student achievement.
  • Considerable ability to work in a cooperative learning environment.
  • Working ability to utilize computer and multimedia technology as appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide instruction in the core curriculum areas(s) for which employed; make appropriate use of instructional resources and technologies.
  • Implement the goals and objectives of the District and the school and/or program for which employed.
  • Follow the prescribed course of study, except as authorized in the curriculum outlines or by the principals or other official rules and regulations.
  • Evaluate student performance according to system used by school and/or District; promote student achievement; maintain required student records; make related reports to the principal as prescribed or authorized by the superintendent.
  • Maintain contact and communications with parents of students and work with them in the development of each student.
  • Perform classroom management duties; enforce District rules governing the conduct of students; take appropriate disciplinary action with students who do not follow District rules.
  • Enforce District guidelines in regard to health and hygienic conditions and practices in the classroom as they may affect the physical and mental health of students.

Lester Prairie School District #424 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.