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Teacher, Kindergarten

Company: Collegium Charter School
Location: Exton
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Description*

*Title: *Teacher, Kindergarten

*Reports To: *Principal

*Supervises: *Instructional Assistant (Elementary)
*Employee Type: *Full-Time, School Year Only, Salaried, Exempt

Summary
Facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills through curriculum implementation; document teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; address specific educational needs of individual students and by creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment; and provide feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Job Responsibilities
This list is intended to be illustrative rather than complete and serves to show major duties and responsibilities and does not express or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. The employee will be required to perform other duties requested by the supervisor and/or school administrator.
* Develops and administers Elementary curriculum consistent with CCS goals and objectives
* Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning
* Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
* Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed
* Develops, implements and keeps current students' Personalized Education Plan
* When applicable, guides the learning process toward achievement of the goals and objectives listed in a student's IEP under the direction of the Director of Student Services
* Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents
* Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required by CCS
* Coordinates with other elementary professional staff members, especially within grade level, to evaluate and assess curriculum, and participates in faculty meetings and committees
* Enforces the CCS Student Code of Conduct, the CCS Uniform Code, and the CCS Computer Usage Code
* Promotes good citizenship through actions as a role model
* Conducts himself or herself according to professional, ethical principles that reflect favorably upon the individual and the school
* Maintains the highest level of confidentiality pertaining to school and students' information, progress, and records
* Assumes other responsibilities assigned by supervisor and/or school administrator
* Abides by the CCS Employee Manual, CCS policies and procedures, and all current PA Public School expectations
Qualifications
* A four-year college degree and PA State Elementary Teacher Certification. If certification is from a different state, PA certification must be obtained within a determined timeframe.
* Demonstrated competence as a classroom teacher
* Demonstrated competence in all areas of content responsibility
* Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles
* Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts
* Ability to organize and coordinate work
* Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
* Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth
* Knowledge of basic computer operations
* Required Clearances include Criminal Background Clearance (Act 34), Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151), and FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114), all dated within one year of receipt
* Meets criteria for employment in a PA Public School
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
* Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
* Ability to bend, stoop, climb stairs, and reach overhead
* Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
* Noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate depending on the specific site

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
* Retirement plan
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Collegium Charter School, Wilmington , Teacher, Kindergarten, Education / Teaching , Exton, Delaware

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