Classroom Teacher - Bernalillo Public Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Language Arts (English)
Job Title: Language Arts Teacher
Job Location: Cochiti Middle School
Beginning: Aug 05, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Language Arts: Middle Level Teaching 5-9
District: Bernalillo Public Schools
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Telephone: 505-867-2317 EXT 5490
Job Description:

Under the supervision of the principal the Secondary teacher will provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom as well as other programs as assigned.
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Accurately demonstrate knowledge of the content area, approved curriculum and pedagogical skills.
  2. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students; Students’ interest and cultural heritage and Students’ special needs.
  3. Setting Instructional Outcomes; Suitability for diverse students, value, sequence, alignment, clarity and balance.
  4. Designing Coherent Instruction; Learning activities, instructional materials, resources and lesson & unit structure.
  5. Designing Student Assessments; Congruence with instructional outcomes and/or formative assessments.
  6. Creating and Environment of Respect and Rapport; Teacher interactions with students, including both words and actions.
  7. Establishing a Culture for Learning to include; expectations for learning and achievement.
  8. Managing Classroom Procedures to include; instructional groups, transitions, materials and supplies, and performance of classroom routines.
  9. Managing Student Behavior to include; expectations, monitoring of student behavior and response to student misbehavior.
  10. Organizing Physical Space to include; safety and accessibility and arrangement of furniture and use of physical resources.
  11. Communicating with Families or individuals; about the instructional program, about individual students and engagement of families in the instructional program.
  12. Communicating with Students to include; Expectations for learning for all students, directions for activities and explanations of content.
  13. Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques including; Quality of questions/prompts and student participation.
  14. Engaging Students in Learning to include; Grouping of students and structure and pacing.
  15. Using Assessment in Instruction to include; Monitoring of student learning, feedback to students and student self-assessment and monitoring of progress.
  16. Utilize student assessment techniques and procedures.
  17. Work productively with colleagues, parents, community members and administration.
  18. Follow board policies and administrative rules and regulations.
  19. Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
  20. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and report progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
  21. Attend and participate in faculty meetings.
  22. Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.
  23. Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.
  24. Use and apply appropriate conflict resolutions skills.
  25. Demonstrate public relations skills.
  26. Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.
  27. Select, use, and interpret evaluation data.
  28. Be available to parents, students, administration, and peers outside the school day, if needed.
  29. Report suspected child abuse and neglect.
  30. Be responsible for students on field trips.
  31. Act as a good role model within the context of the school.
  32. Understand and apply learning theories.
  33. Understand and participate in the development, use, and implementation of individualized education plans (IEP’s), individualized transition plans/SAT plans/504 plans, and Academic Improvement plans including making necessary modifications.  Come prepared with data, grades and all pertinent information to assist the team in decision making.
  34. Account for assigned equipment and materials, providing principal with inventory.
  35. Serve as a member of the SAT as needed.
  36. Report unsafe or dangerous surfaces and/or conditions in hallways, restrooms, playgrounds, entrances, and classrooms.
  37. Maintain security for and administer state required assessments.
  38. Maintain confidentiality with sensitive matters.
  39. Be flexible and able to prioritize tasks.
  40. Report to work on time and work no less than 7.25 hours per day.
  41. Ability to deescalate students/parents; listening/visiting with them about their concerns prior to them meeting with administrators.
  42. Other tasks as may be deemed appropriate and necessary by your principal.
  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  2. Current New Mexico Teaching license with Endorsements appropriate for the position applying.

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