First Grade Teacher

Edison School of the Arts

JOB SUMMARY

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in an elementary learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential through arts integration.

REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required
LICENSE: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher’s License in Elementary and/or Middle School Education (K-8). Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education

EXPERIENCE: Required experience includes:

  • Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible
  • Possess no excuses philosophy
  • Exceptional management skills
  • Must be able to adapt material to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff
  • Must have a working knowledge of balanced literacy, state standards, general educationcurriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ¬†Demonstrate a high level of effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with staff members.
  • Prepare rigorous, engaging lessons and other instructional materials to meet individualneeds of all students including arts integration.
  • Demonstrate use of scientifically-based research best practice instructional strategies.
  • Post assignments and input real-time data on Schoology.
  • Use a variety of instructional methods and materials.
  • Administer and analyze assessment data to inform instructional decisions that promotesstudent growth.
  • Encourage parent involvement in the educational process.
  • Resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Participate in all staff and curriculum development workshops and arts performances thatare sometimes held during the summer and/or outside of the regular instructional day.
  • Provides a positive, calm and supportive classroom environment which fosters social andemotional growth of all students.
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Job Type
Full-Time
Grade Level
Elementary (K-6)
Grade Categories
Classroom Teacher
Job Subjects
Elementary