Classroom Teacher - Cuba Independent Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Elementary School Classes
Job Title: Elementary Classroom Teacher
Job Location: Elementary School 50 County Rd 13 Cuba NM 87013
Beginning: Aug 07, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood Education, B-3
Certificate: Elementary Teaching K-8
Certificate: TESOL: Elementary Teaching K-8
District: Cuba Independent Schools
Cuba, NM 87013
Telephone: 575-289-3211 EXT 612
Job Description:

SUPERVISOR: Site Principal/Lead Director

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The teacher will provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Communicate accurately and effectively in the content area and maintain a professional rapport with students.
2. Obtain feedback from and communicate with students in a manner which enhances
student learning and understanding. Utilize a variety of teaching methods and resources for each area taught.
3. Encourage the development of student involvement, responsibility, and critical thinking skills.
4. Manage the classroom to ensure the best use of instructional time.
5. Create an atmosphere conducive to learning, self-discipline.
6. Follow board polices and administrative rules and regulations.
7. Communicate accurate and up-to-date information to students in a way that enhances student learning, and includes demonstrating effective writing skills, and use of standard English.
8. Manage time appropriately.
9. Cooperate with administration, parent, and co-workers.
10. Create a positive atmosphere and arrange the physical environment of the classroom for optimum learning.
11. Prepare for instruction and show written evidence of preparation.
12. Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
13. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and reports
progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
14. Attend and participate in faculty meetings.
15. Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.
16. Leave adequate preparations for a substitute when necessary.
17. Develop and implement appropriate classroom management strategies while maintaining high expectations for student behavior.
18. Encourage cooperation among students.
19. Maintain student involvement in appropriate tasks.
20. Use and apply appropriate conflict resolution skills.
21. Demonstrate public relations skills.
22. Use appropriate techniques, strategies, and materials to achieve the desired instructional goal.
23. Adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of individual students.
24. Use current technology for instruction and management purposes.
25. Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.
26. Select, use, and interpret evaluation data.
27. Is available to parents, students, administration, and peers outside the school day, if
28. Attend extra- curricular activities.
29. Spend time beyond the school day grading, and recording papers, planning instruction, etc.
30. Report suspected child abuse and neglect.
31. Is responsible for students on field trips.
32. Act as a good role model within the context of the school.
33. May supervise educational assistants. Practicum students, student teachers, and high
school vocational lab students.
34. Develop and use community and professional resources.
35. Understand and apply learning theories.
36. Accept other responsibilities as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
37. Attend 80 hours of Professional Development.

1. A bachelor's degree Experience as a secretary or equivalent work.
2. A valid Mew Mexico teaching license with endorsements as needed. Demonstrated
knowledge and skill of computer function and operation; typing, accounting and other
related skills.
3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and

Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 30 pounds) reaching, squatting, kneeling, and
moving light furniture may be required.

1. Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions.

Must know how to properly operate or be willing to learn to operate all multi-media
equipment including current technology.

Must be able to work within various degrees of noise, temperature, and air quality.
Interruptions of work are routine. Flexibility and patience are required. Must be self
motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision. After hour
work may be required. May make home visits when needed and appropriate.

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