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Teacher - Preschool

at Astoria School District 1C

Posted: 7/16/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2476

Job Description

Astoria School District No. 1C is seeking applicants for the following 1.0 FTE Preschool Education teaching position for the 2020-2021 academic school year.

JOB TITLE: Preschool Teacher

REPORTS TO:  Site Administrator

EVALUATED BY:  Site Administrator

JOB SUMMARY:

The job of Preschool Teacher is established for the purpose(s) of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for educating and supervising PreK students within the classroom setting or other assigned areas: developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual instruction within the established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers and professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and /or classroom issues and needs; in addition developing relationships with students and their guardians by sharing student progress and responding to inquiries about the instructional program provided. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION:

  • At least two years of successful preschool school teaching experience.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in one or more of the following areas: Curriculum, Reading, Language Arts, and Elementary Education.
  • Holds and maintains an appropriate license from the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Oregon
  • Ability to pass a background check and criminal justice fingerprinting
  • Effectively maintain and practice the state adopted Model Core Teaching Standards (OAR 581-022-1724)
  • Demonstrates a very good command of the oral and written English language
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds in English, Spanish, or other languages related to the job
  • Maintain integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, or district patrons
  • Ability is required to schedule activities, meetings and events; gather collate and classify data, and use job related equipment.
  • Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes, and operate equipment using standardized methods.
  • Ability and understanding of age appropriate curriculum and learning needs of PreK students.
  • Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and groups; work with data of varied types and purposes, and utilize specific job related equipment.
  • Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines, and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Ability to work harmoniously and collaboratively with others
  • Perform physical requirements which may include:
    • Moderate degree of physical stamina
    • Frequent standing, walking, bending and occasional lifting/pushing/pulling up to 40 lbs.
    • Repetitive movement of reaching overhead, extending, fine motor movement of hands and wrist
    • Ability to use telephone, computer, projector, and other office equipment
    • Ability to make frequent trips to and from locations throughout the school building and grounds

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability needed for the position.

  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined course of study in preparation for Kindergarten.
  • Assesses student progress toward learning targets, objectives, standards and expectations for the purpose of providing timely and specific feedback to parents and students.
  • Administers and develops subject specific and age appropriate assessments for the purpose of assessing student competency and developing individual learning plans.
  • Demonstrates and differentiates strategies to perform classroom assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program to address individual student learning needs.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff, school administration, parents and community partners for the purpose of improving the overall quality of instruction and learning outcomes for all students.
  • Instructs all students for the purpose of improving academic performance, personal health, and appropriate behavior, problem solving techniques in all school settings to promote proactive social behaviors.
  • Provides direction and guidance to support staff and volunteers in the classroom setting to ensure an effective program for all learners.
  • Manages classroom behavior expectations in a positive instructional approach to teach and promote a safe optimal learning environment.
  • Actively supervises and monitors students in all educational settings to ensure a safe and positive learning environment Actively and fully participates in ongoing professional learning for the purpose of conveying or gathering information required to perform functions and to improve learning outcomes for students.
  • Completes all non-instructional duties associated with record keeping, data collection, correspondence and verbal communication with parents, staff and administration for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting all mandated requirements.
  • Complies with state and local laws associate with Preschool Promise, as well as, school district policies to report all incidents (e.g. suspected child abuse, substance abuse, harassment, discrimination etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety for students and staff, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to state law and board policies.
  • Actively communicates and responds to all inquiries from students, parents, administration, school staff including district office and administration for the purpose of providing information, resolving issues and ensuring positive educational outcomes.
  • Collaborates and supports other teachers and staff for the purpose of implementation of curriculum, instruction and individual student plans.
  • Directs volunteers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
  • Skills are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a meet to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet the changing job conditions and demands. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include applying assessment instruments, operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications and preparing and maintaining accurate records
  • Responsibility includes: working under limited supervision, using standardized practices and methods; directing other people within the work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform job functions.  There is an opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the school and educational program.

POSITION BEGINS:  August 2020

SALARY RANGE:  Per contract on the district website

CLOSING DATE:  Open Until Filled 

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:

 

Travis Roe, Special Programs Director

Phone: 503-325-0476

Email: troe@astoria.k12.or.us

ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMIT: 

 

Note: Application must include the following (via upload to TalentEd Recruit & Hire)

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Three current letters of recommendation

TalentEd Recruit & Hire

www.astoria.k12.or.us

 

 



Primary Location: Gray Elementary

Shift Type: Full Time

Job Contact Information
Name Travis Roe
Title Special Programs Director
Phone 503-325-0476
Email troe@astoria.k12.or.us

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, June 8, 2020 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)