Teaches elementary school students a variety of subjects to develop academic, social, and motor skills by performing the following duties.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Plans and develops course study suitable for a particular grade level following curriculum guidelines of the school.
2. Develops and presents specific lesson plans using a variety of means, including lectures, projects, group discussions, exhibits, field trips, audiovisual and library resources, computers and the Internet.
3. Prepares assignments and tests for in-school preparation and homework. Monitors, assists, corrects, and grades student performances.
4. Conducts standardized tests in accordance with school polices and state law.
5. Maintains order in classroom, and administers discipline when necessary to achieve proper behavior.
6. Shares, with other teachers and aides, lunchroom duties and responsibility for monitoring halls and recess periods.
7. Counsels students when academic difficulties or behavioral problems arise.
8. Keeps records of academic performance, attendance, and social acclimation. Reports on all aspects of student development for school records and parents; conducts parent-teacher conferences on both a regularly scheduled and as-need basis.
9. Consults with other professionals where there appears to be evidence of learning abilities or problems of social adjustment. Coordinates decisions with parents concerning specialized interventions that appear warranted. Reports cases of suspected child abuse according to state law.
10. Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, professional training seminars and workshops.
11. Consults with Academic Support Specialist for all specialized intervention concerns or programs.
12. Guards school buildings, grounds, and property against theft, vandalism, trespassing, and all illicit acts during shift and during sports events and other activities.
13. Examines doors, windows, and gates to assure they are secure.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Ability to teach moral and spiritual values to youth.
2. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
3. Strong organizational and management skills.
4. Superlative interpersonal skills.
5. Ability to maintain materials of a highly confidential nature.
6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents and the general public.
7. Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance when needed.
8. Willingness to continue professional courses as required according to school guidelines.
9. Desire to work with elementary school-aged children; specialized training for dealing with that age group is a definite asset.
10. Must be willing to change grade level within an elementary school setting according to varying school population from year to year.
11. Respects the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ in private, personal, and public life.
12. Commitment to the mission of the Roman Catholic Church in Native American education.
13. Sensitivity to, and appreciation of Native American people and their cultures.
14. Ability to serve as an appropriate role model for student.