MUSCATINE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIST 6th Grade Teacher - Fall 2023 in MUSCATINE, Iowa
6th Grade Teacher - Fall 2023
Jefferson ElementaryMuscatine Community School DistrictMuscatine, Iowa
Job ID:4302233 Application Deadline:Aug 1, 2023 Posted:Jun 12, 2023
Starting Date:Aug 14, 2023
Deliver curriculum and instruction to 6th grade class of students. Work with building staff to ensure student success in academics and social emotional behavioral health.
Muscatine Community School District
Job Requirements Analysis
FUNDING SOURCE: General Operating
FUNCTIONAL AREA: Instruction
REPORTS TO: Principal
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
NORMAL WORK DAY: All members of the unit work an 8.0 hour work day which includes 25 minute duty free lunch. School Board Policy authorizes a personal planning period for our classroom teachers.
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The State of Iowa Department of Education sets certification requirements and such licenses are issued through the Board of Educational Examiners. Persons must hold an appropriate license to be employed.
OBJECTIVE: To provide instruction to our students.
The following standards and criteria are the basis for evaluation of all Iowa teachers.
- DEMONSTRATES ABILITY TO ENHANCE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND SUPPORT FOR AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICTS STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT GOALS.
- Provides multiple forms of evidence of student learning and growth to students, families, and staff.
- Implements strategies supporting student, building, and district goals.
- Uses student performance data as a guide for decision making.
- Accepts and demonstrates responsibility for creating a classroom culture that
supports the learning of every student.
- Creates an environment of mutual respect, rapport, and fairness.
- Participates in and contributes to a school culture that focuses on improved student learning.
- Communicates with students, families, colleagues, and communities effectively and accurately.
- DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCE IN CONTENT KNOWLEDGE APPROPRIATE TO THE TEACHING POSITION.
- Understands and uses key concepts, underlying themes, relationships, and
different perspectives related to the content area.
- Uses knowledge of student development to make the learning experiences in the content area meaningful and accessible for every student.
- Relates ideas and information within and across content areas.
- Understands and uses instructional strategies that are appropriate to the content
``` 1. DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCE IN PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION.
- Uses student achievement data, local standards and the district curriculum in
planning for instruction.
- Sets and communicates high expectations for social, behavioral, and academic success of all students.
- Uses student developmental needs, background, and interests in planning for instruction.
- Selects strategies to engage all students in learning.
- Uses available resources, including technologies, in the development and sequencing of instruction.
``` 1. USES STRATEGIES TO DELIVER INSTRUCTION THAT MEETS THE MULTIPLE
LEARNING NEEDS OF STUDENTS.
- Aligns classroom instruction with local standards and district curriculum.
- Uses research-based instructional strategies that address the full range of cognitive levels.
- Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness in adjusting instruction to meet student needs.
- Engages students in varied experiences that meet diverse needs and promote social, emotional, and academic growth.
- Connects students prior knowledge, life experiences, and interests in the instructional process.
- Uses available resources, including tech ologies, in the delivery of instruction.
``` 1. USES A VARIETY OF METHODS TO MONITOR STUDENT LEARNING.
- Aligns classroom assessment with instruction.
- Communicates assessment criteria and standards to all students and parents.
- Understands and uses the results of multiple assessments to guide planning and instruction.
- Guides students in goal setting and assessing in their own learning.
- Provides substantive, timely, and constructive feedback to students and parents.
- Works with other staff and building and district leadership in analysis of student progress.
``` 1. DEMONSTRATES COMPETENCE IN CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT.
- Creates a learning community that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement, and self-regulation for every student.
- Establishes, communicates, models and maintains standards of responsible student behavior.
- Develops and implements classroom procedures and routine that support high expectations for learning.
- Uses instructional time effectively to maximize student achievement.
- Creates a safe and purposeful learning environment.
``` 1. ENGAGES IN PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
- Demonstrates habits and skills of continuous inquiry and learning.
- Works collaboratively to improve professional practice and learning.
- Applies research, knowledge, and skills from professional development opportunities to improve practice.
- Establishes and implements professional developmental plans based upon the teacher needs to the Iowa Teaching Standards and district/building student achievement goals.
- Provides an analysis of student learning and growth based on teacher-created tests and authentic measures as well as any standardized and district tests
``` 1. FULFILLS PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITEIS ESTABLISHED BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
- Adheres to board policies, district procedures, and contractual obligations.
- Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct as defined by state law and individual district policy.
- Contributes to efforts to achieve district and building goals.
- Demonstrates an understanding of and respect for all learners and staff.
- Collaborates with students, families, colleagues, and communities to enhance student learning.
``` 1. OTHER DUTIES:
``` 1. Assist with annual building-wide goal development. 2. Provide student supervision (duty time) as grade level appropriate. 3. Actively participate in parent conferences and district in-services. 4. Other duties as assigned.
We require appropriate State of Iowa certification prior to the start of each contract year.Bilingual preferred or highly desirable.
LOCATION: 9 schools in the district
American Disabilities Act Statement
Employee must be capable of working under stress with large numbers of students, parents and co-workers. Lack of mobility may limit teaching locations. Mental acuity is required and mental and physical ability to manage classroom discipline is essential.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an em