Classroom Teacher - Truth or Consequences Municipal Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Job Location: T or C Elementary School
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: Truth or Consequences Municipal Schools
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Telephone: 575-894-8166
Job Description:
TITLE OF JOB:                     Kindergarten Teacher
QUALIFICATIONS:              Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree.
                                                 Valid/current New Mexico teaching license with appropriate                                                        endorsement(s). 
                                                 Such alternatives to the above qualifications as         the Superintendent       may find appropriate and acceptable.
REPORTS TO:                       Building Principal
JOB GOAL:                           To instruct students in subject matter and skills that will continue     their development as mature, able and responsible individuals.
  • Adhere to district leave policy
  • Be punctual to job assignments and meetings
  • Maintain physical stamina to meet demands of the job
  • Other duties as assigned by the Building Principal
Instructional Planning:
  • Maintain clear and up-to-date lesson plans, records, and reports
  • Relate lesson plans to clearly defined objectives consistent with curriculum and Common Core State Standards
  • Make effective use of planning time
  • Use test results to diagnose and prescribe effective instruction
  • Provide effective communication with parents
  • Seek assistance and advice of professional staff when appropriate
  • Take advantage of professional development opportunities when available
  • Manage student data systems for grades and attendance
Instructional Methods/Classroom Management:
  • Provide information in a clear and concise manner, using differentiated instruction approach
  • Use words and content appropriate to the subject matter and ability of students
  • Monitor all non-direct teacher activities for their usefulness and appropriateness
  • Aid students in developing positive self-concepts
  • Maintain a high level of time on task and redirect students who are off task
  • Maintain a positive classroom atmosphere conducive to learning
  • Administer fair and consistent discipline
  • Effectively use technology to enhance curriculum
Physical Demands:
  • The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with BOE policy.                

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