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Full-Time Elementary Teacher 2021-2022 School Year

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Blachly School District 90

BLACHLY SCHOOL DISTRICT #90
Triangle Lake Charter Schools
20264 Blachly Grange Road
Blachly, OR 97412
541-925-3262
www.blachly.k12.or.us

NOTICE OF VACANCY
August 18, 2021
Full-Time Elementary Teacher 2021-2022 school year

Job Title: Fifth Grade Teacher Salary: Negotiated agreement
Reports To: Principal FTE 1.00
# of Days 171 day calendar year

POSITION SUMMARY
The primary purpose of this position is the instruction and supervision of a diverse group of students keeping within the law, board policies, and administrative regulations. A primary focus is the establishment of a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement for all students while considering the background and developmental level of the individual student. Instruction and supervision include student guidance, classroom management, and knowledge in subject areas taught and district and state standards. This is demonstrated by appropriate curriculum design, instructional practices, and student progress assessment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Valid Oregon teacher’s license with appropriate subject area endorsement. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with valid teaching credentials in other subject areas. The district will consider obtaining a Conditional Assignment Permit for a licensed teacher with appropriate experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-0045). The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.

• Effectively works with and responds to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds
• Cultivates and models a respectful working and learning environment
• Utilizes effective, proactive behavioral management skills in all school settings
• Uses current body of knowledge in cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development to design and adapt individual/group academic and behavioral/social programs in all school settings
• Instructs students directly and guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establishes clear objectives for all instructional units, projects and lessons to communicate these goals and objectives to all students
• Develops and implements individual plans (IEP/504/TAG/etc.)
• Diagnoses the instructional needs of all students and prescribes appropriate learning activities for each student
• Works effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations
• Works collaboratively with other school personnel (e.g., Title I, regular education, school psychologist, specialists, classified staff) in meeting the diverse social and academic needs of all students
• Works with team members to accomplish mutually agreed upon goals
• Is responsive to feedback from colleagues and administrators and is able to apply feedback to improve skills and services to all students
• Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom and school in a fair and just manner
• Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with all students and parents/guardians concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
• Strives to improve professional competence through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, classes, and other professional development activities
• Utilizes computer and software programs as related to job responsibilities.
• Trains and acts as lead worker for Instructional Assistants
• Designs instruction, monitors and provides feedback for Instructional Assistants and be available for problem solving relating to classroom instruction
• Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom and school in a fair and just manner
• Maintains accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations
• Follows district and school policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines, and the provisions of the contract and exercised professional judgment when acting in the absence of a covering guideline or policy

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• This position is primarily performed indoors in school buildings, although some outdoor instruction and supervision are required
• Frequent or prolonged standing, walking and sitting
• Possible exposure to bodily fluids due to student or employee injury or illness
• Requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, handling and working with materials and objects
• Frequent and prolonged talking/hearing conversations
• Evenings and/or extended work hours are often required
• May be required to obtain a First Aid and/or CPR Card and serve as a Delegated Caregiver or Designated First Aid Provider
• Work may involve occasional lifting of objects weighing 15 to 25 pounds

WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS
• The employee has regular attendance at work and work activities, and is punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules
• The employee is dressed and groomed in a neat, clean and appropriate professional manner for the assignment and work setting
• The employee maintains the integrity of confidential information relating to a student, family, colleague or district patron. The employee uses or relays personal information only in the course of performing assigned responsibilities and in the best interest of the individuals involved
• The employee follows all district or supervisor policies, rules, regulations, memos, bulleting, announcements, applicable position descriptions, and reasonable requests by proper authority
• The employee demonstrates appropriate judgment and professional behavior at all times
• All licensed employees will meet the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) Standards for Competent and Ethical Educators and District Standards for Performance

WORK YEAR AND BENEFITS
This position follows the regular teacher work year and working conditions are governed
by the collective bargaining agreement. The District operates on a four-day student
contact week with a number of professional development Fridays spread throughout the
year. This is a 1.00 FTE position with responsibilities in the elementary school.

SALARY
Salary and benefits based on current TLEA salary schedule and collective bargaining agreement. For 2021-22, a 1.00 FTE salary ranges from $36,720-$73,148 DOEE.

EVALUATION
Job performance will be evaluated in accordance with state law and the Board’s policy on evaluation of licensed employees.

TO APPLY
Application information is available at: https://blachly.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Submit letter of application, resume, 3-5 reference letters, and application to above address.
OR
Utilize online TalentEd or SchoolSpring application link. Include letter of interest, 3-5 letters of reference, and resume.

PLEASE CONTACT
Pat Rufo (HR) at 541-925-3262 X104 or prufo@blachly.k12.or.us,
OR
Brittany Bottensek (Principal) at 541-925-3262 x109 or bbottensek@blachly.k12.or.us

LAST DAY TO APPLY
Open until filled. Screening will begin as applications are received. Immediate long-term
need.
Gov. Kate Brown has directed that Oregon will implement a legal requirement that all public and private school teachers, staff and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "Fully vaccinated" is defined as 14 days after receiving all required doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine (currently two shots of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or one shot of Johnson & Johnson vaccine). All staff members will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exemptions may be made only for eligible medical or religious reasons. There will not be an option to opt out for other reasons or choose testing in lieu of vaccination, under the state mandate.

Blachly School District #90 is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to meeting the full intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act.