Classroom Teacher - Bernalillo Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: 5th Grade Teacher
Job Location: Bernalillo Elementary School, Bernalillo NM (Just north of Albuquerque)
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: Bernalillo Public Schools
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Telephone: 505-867-2317 EXT 5490
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Job Description:
Job Title:  ELEMENTARY TEACHER 
Reports To:  BUILDING PRINCIPAL
General Job Description:
At the applicable licensure level, the elementary teacher will provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Accurately demonstrate knowledge of the content area and approved curriculum.
  • Appropriately utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught.
  • Communicate with and obtain feedback from students in a manner that enhances student learning and understanding.
  • Comprehend the principles of student growth, development, and learning, and apply them appropriately.
  • Utilize student assessment techniques and procedures.
  • Manage the educational setting in a manner that promotes positive student behavior and a safe and healthy
  • environment.
  • Recognize student diversity and create an atmosphere conducive to the promotion of positive student
  • involvement and self-concept.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to examine and implement change, as appropriate.
  • Work productively with colleagues, parents, and community members.
  • Meet professional requirements and responsibilities.
  • Supervise paraprofessionals assigned to your classroom.
  • Comply with Ethical Responsibility of the Education Profession Standards of Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics.
  • Complete other tasks as deemed appropriate by the immediate supervisor and/or the superintendent.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Communicate accurate and up to date information to students in a way that enhances student learning.
  • Manage time appropriately.
  • Cooperate with administration, parents, and co-workers.
  • Create a positive atmosphere and arrange the physical environment of the classroom for optimum learning.
  • Prepare for instruction and show written evidence of preparation.
  • Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and report progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
  • Attend and participate in onsite and district meetings.
  • Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.
  • Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.
  • Develop and implement appropriate classroom management strategies while maintaining high expectations for student behavior.
  • Encourage cooperation between students.
  • Maintain student involvement in appropriate tasks.
  • Use and apply appropriate conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrate public relations skills.
  • Use appropriate techniques, strategies, and materials to achieve the desired instructional goal.
  • Adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Use current technology for instruction and management purposes.
  • Use data to improve instructional program.
  • Be available to parents, students, administration, and peers outside the school day, if needed.
  • Report suspected child abuse and neglect.
  • Be responsible for students on field trips.
  • Act as a good role model within the context of the school.
  • May supervise paraprofessionals, practicum students, and student teachers.
  • Develop and use appropriate community and professional resources.
  • Demonstrate concern for student's well-being and positive self-esteem.
  • Understand and participate in the development, use, and implementation of individualized education plans (IEP's) and individualized transition plans/504 plans, including making necessary modifications.
* All BPS positions are dependent on funding.

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