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A teacher must be fully certified according to the requirements set forth by the Department of Education of the State of New Jersey.
Hold a New Jersey Instructional Certificate and other appropriate endorsement(s). Has excellent experience in teaching Reading and working with elementary school students. Evaluate student performance relative to established grade level standards and individual progress. Display a complete understanding for providing Reading Intervention to students. Good communication skills and has the ability to work collaboratively with other teachers. Knowledge of the use of Fountas & Pinnell benchmarking. Knowledge of Fundations and leveled Literacy Intervention would be beneficial.
Under the guidance of the Building Principal, ensures that the District’s standards for student instruction and curriculum content is followed, consistent with the student population to which the teacher is assigned.
- Maintains all required records, completes reports, and handles other routine assignments in a punctual manner.
- Attends staff meetings, inservice training sessions and curriculum development meetings as provided by the District.
- Differentiates for instructional purposes to enhance pupil performance and provide for individual needs.
- Maintains standard of pupil behavior to provide an orderly, productive school and classroom environment.
- Guides the learning process towards the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives in accordance with the District’s philosophy of education.
- Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, and provides progress reports as required.
- As directed by the building Principal or Central Office administration, administers standardized testing in accordance with District policy and/or applicable law.
- Refers, when noted, the students with behavioral, physical or learning disabilities and seeks assistance from the District’s specialists as required.
- Communicates with school personnel, colleagues, parents and students with regard to pupil instructional needs and progress.
- Achieves and maintains proficiency in District computer programs and applications pertinent to support the position.
- Performs other duties or responsibilities assigned by the building administrator or Central Office administration.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Salary and work year to be determined by the Board of Education.
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with New Jersey state law and the Board’s policy on evaluations for certificated staff.
Agenda Approved: H-16-08 (9/17/15)