Jeffco Public Schools
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Teacher - Elementary Kindergarten
at Jeffco Public Schools
ABOUT THE DISTRICT
Jeffco Public Schools, Colorado's largest K-12 school district, with 85,000 students and approximately 14,000 employees, has provided educational excellence for more than 60 years. Nearly 10 percent of all Colorado K-12 students attend a Jeffco school and our employees benefit from partnerships with experienced, dynamic school leaders throughout our district. Our Jeffco Generations vision document and strategic plan map out with focus and clarity what we expect our schools to accomplish with our graduates. Come join us!
ABOUT THE SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT
Vivian Elementary School is a small, neighborhood school serving 160 Pre-K. though 5th grade students located in the Wheat Ridge area of Jefferson County. We are proud to include a center-based program that supports students deaf or hard of hearing needs. Vivian is a Title One school community that serves the whole child, providing a free school-wide breakfast and healthy snack program, as well as regular Social and Emotional Skills programming.
Vivian is a partner school with Colorado Department of Education and has been implementing Uncommon Schools strategies for two years. We participate in weekly Data Driven Instruction meetings, weekly observation and feedback cycles, and share a network of professional learning that extends beyond the state.
Vivian Elementary is a community that realizes our mission of "Learn, Grow, Succeed" every day through a strong building culture and a commitment to continuous improvement.
- Experience and passion for supporting a Title One community
- Strong collaboration skills and preference for working closely with a vertical Professional Learning Team
- Demonstrated expertise in creating rigorous and engaging learning opportunities
- Commitment to continuous improvement and implementing instructional strategies relative to observational feedback
ABOUT THE JOB
Strong internal candidate
HOURS AND DAYS WORKED
FTE: 1.00000, Hours/Day: 8.000, Days/Year: 185
Salary Plan, Grade, Step: JCE - Professional - 185 days, GR1, 1
Min-Mid Annual Salary Range: $39,922.80 - $56,155.10
SUMMARY: Responsible for instructing students in an elementary grades K-6. Creates lesson plans, instructs students on core subjects such as science, literature, and math, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional preparedness based on the District's Core Curriculum. Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities.
Create positive educational climate for students to learn in.
Meet course and school-wide student performance goals.
Participate in ongoing training sessions.
Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year.
Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed.
Read and stay abreast of current topics in education.
Utilize various curriculum resources and technologies to enhance student learning.
Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
Utilize District curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Prepare and distribute parent communications.
Observe and evaluate student's performance.
Manage student behavior in the classroom creating appropriate behavior strategies.
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.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING Teacher must hold Colorado Teaching License and be Highly Qualified in Elementary through the PLACE, PRAXIS II, or approved out of state content exam or meet Elementary HOUSSE.
Important Notice Regarding Licensed Positions
Job Status: Ongoing
A successful external applicant will be issued a probationary contract. A successful internal applicant that currently holds a probationary or non-probationary contract with Jeffco Public Schools will maintain that contract status.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Jefferson County School District does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, pregnancy, or gender.