The Teacher plans, designs, implements and assesses an appropriate instructional program in an elementary environment that guides and encourages a diverse group of students at all levels to develop and fulfill their academic potential.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Personalizes instruction based upon the needs of students.
- Assesses student growth as related to educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.
- Adheres to LCPS Assessment and Grading policy and guidelines.
- Monitors and supports behavior of students in an instructional setting; assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, playgrounds, and during lunch.
- Works in a collaborative and supportive manner with colleagues, students, parents, and the community to promote and support student learning.
- May direct the work of teacher assistants, student teachers, and volunteers to provide an effective learning environment.
- Supports and actively participates in the school’s professional learning community to deepen the understanding of curriculum, content, competencies, assessment, and the developmental needs of students.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.
- Holds or eligible for a Virginia teaching license, with an endorsement in appropriate subject area.
- Demonstrated knowledge of elementary content, curriculum, and methodology of effective teaching.
- Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents.
- Demonstrated skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.