Nelson County Public SchoolsElementary Teacher Positions

Nelson County Public Schools

Elementary Teacher Positions (12)

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TitleElementary Teacher Positions
Posting ID12

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SUMMARY:  To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults and citizens.



 1.  Meets and instructs classes in the locations and at the times designated.


 2.  Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.


 3.  Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.


 4.  Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.  Daily teaching objectives shall: (a) identify the learning expected of students; (b) keep students engaged in learning tasks; (c) allow the teacher to spend a majority of time in direct teaching activities.(d) provide for assessment of student learning.


 5.  Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior which fosters mutual respect and courtesy.


 6.  Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals  and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like, to communicate these objectives to students.


 7.  Employs a variety of instructional techniques, materials, and activities consistent with the interests, needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.


 8.  Strives to implement by instruction and action the school district's and school philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.


 9.  Observes for possible learning disabilities of students and refers for diagnosis, seeking the assistance of district specialists, as required.


10.  Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.


11.  Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.


12.  Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct.


13.  Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.


14.  Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with designated persons, evaluates their job performance.


15.  Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.


16.  Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.


17.  Assesses the progress of students and reports to students and parents at appropriate times, evaluating students' work promptly and constructively and certifying whether each student has mastered applicable learning objectives.


18.  Provides a personal model for effective communications through language usage, grammar, and spelling and personal appearance.


19.  Submits promptly and accurately all reports required by the principal and Superintendent.


20.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.


21.  Performs such other duties as are deemed necessary by the School Board and Superintendent for the efficient and successful operation of the school system.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Manages children in the classroom and instructional assistants if they are provided.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



1.  Baccalaureate Degree

2.  Collegiate Professional Teaching Certificate

3.  Teaching endorsement required for assignment.

4.  Average grade made in college shall be a C or higher.

5.  Average grade made in teaching major shall be a B or higher.

6.  Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The 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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


EVALUATIONS Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on Teacher Salary Scale.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten month (200 days)   Teacher Salary Scale and work year to be established by the Board.


SALARY:  Determined yearly by School Board.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$47.00 - $68,316.00 / Per Year

Applications Accepted

Start Date01/01/2019