Elementary Classroom Teacher

Yongsan International School

Elementary Classroom Teacher

JOB DESCRIPTION

 
 

 

 

The candidate must possess:

- Minimum of two years of teaching experience

- Current state or provincial teacher credentials 

- Minimum of an undergraduate degree

-Experience using a balanced literacy approach to reading instruction

-Willingness to work as a member of grade-level and school-wide learning communities

 

The preferred candidate will possess:

- Masters in Education

- Experience teaching in an International and / or cross-cultural environment

-Familiarity with Every Day Math

 

OBJECTIVE: Create a positive learning environment reflective of the love of Christ, supportive of every student, and professional in every aspect.

 

REPORTS TO: Grade Level Principal

 

Professional Knowledge

  1. Content Knowledge
  2. Effect student learning through mastery of the subject material by utilizing valid teaching techniques to achieve curriculum goals within the framework of the school’s philosophy.
  3. Instructional Design and Implementation
    • Follow prescribed scope and sequence.
    • Employ a variety of instructional aids, methods, and materials that will provide for creative teaching to reach the whole child.
    • Integrate biblical principles and the Christian philosophy of education throughout the curriculum.
  4. Assessment
    • Assess the academic progress of students on a regular basis and provide reports as required.
    • Identify the needs of students through diagnostic procedures in the subject areas where appropriate and relate instructional objectives to these needs.
    • Plan, prepare and execute appropriate lessons, utilizing appropriate resource materials and activities.
  5. Classroom Management
    • Maintain a clean and educationally stimulating environment.
    • Maintain proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises utilizing teacher-made discipline plan consistent with and supportive of the school-wide discipline plan.
    • Maintain student records as required by the school and stated in the faculty handbook.

Professional Growth

  1. Professional Development
    • Maintain state/provincial teaching credentials.
    • Complete the ACSI Christian Philosophy of Education requirement.
    • Participate in prescribed, collaborative, and personal professional development opportunities.
  2. Self-Assessment
    • Complete prescribed reflective activities.
    • Develop healthy patterns of self-reflection and assessment.

Community Interactions

  1. Communication
    • Communicate with parents, students, and other professional staff regarding student progress (behavioral and academic).
    • Develop and maintain rapport with faculty, staff, students and parents by treating others with friendliness, dignity and consideration.
    • Follow all guidelines for confidentiality.
  2. Mission Mindedness
    • Supervise extracurricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned.
    • Attend and participate in devotions, teachers’ meetings, evening programs if involving the teacher’s students or as requested by the administration, and other meetings as assigned.
    • Maintain a close personal walk with the Lord evidenced by example and by exhibiting spiritual leadership among peers and students.
    • Demonstrate the Fruit of the Spirit.
    • Meet everyday stress with emotional stability, objectivity, and optimism.
  3. Community Responsibilities
    • Follow school policies, procedures, rules, regulations, guidelines and the provisions of the contract and as outlined in the Faculty and Staff Handbook and other school publications.
    • Perform assigned supervisory duties and responsibilities (before school, break, lunch, after school, etc.) and inform the proper administrator in advance if unable to fulfill any assigned duty.
    • Prepare adequate information and materials for a substitute teacher.
    • Maintain and submit in a timely manner regular and accurate attendance, grade and other records.
    • Cooperate with YISS administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school.
    • Safeguard the interests and mission of the school and its organization (NICS/Oasis).
    • Respectfully submit and demonstrate loyalty to constituted authority.

Other

  1. Perform other duties as assigned.
  2. Abide by and support all policies of Y.I.S.S. and NICS/Oasis.

 

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