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4th Grade Elementary Teacher - Temporary

Canby School District

Trost Elementary is hiring a temporary 4th grade teacher, to begin now through June 10, 2022. This position is based off a 192 day contract.

The classroom teacher performs under supervision of a principal or other designated supervisor and has major responsibility for the instruction and supervision of students. The classroom teacher functions in accordance with the established policies, rules, regulations and the performance standards of the District/State and the performance goals established for the teacher. Strong classroom management skills and parent and community involvement are expected. All teachers are responsible for student achievement, supervision, guidance, development and safety.

1. Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instruction, providing materials which facilitate active learning; monitor student progress and adapt course content delivery methods in order to meet the needs of individual students; instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials, technologies and equipment to support instruction.
2. Promote a culture of high expectations, providing every student with high quality and culturally relevant instruction; create a safe, welcoming classroom environment that reflects and supports the diversity of the student population and community.
3. Understand how learners grow and develop, recognizing variations within and across cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and physical areas, diversity of cultures and communities; implement and insure a developmentally appropriate, challenging and high-standards learning environment.
4. Develop and implement instructional practices and strategies that include multiple methods of assessment, support students in meeting rigorous learning goals and engage and encourage learners to develop deep understanding of content areas.
5. Develop and implement effective classroom management strategies, providing a safe, secure and respectful learning environment; communicate student behavior expectations in a positive manner; convey reminders, rules and expectations with consistency and equity, while recognizing the unique qualities and characteristics of the individual.
6. Understand central concepts, tools of inquiry and structures of curriculum; apply concepts to create meaningful learning experiences designed to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity and collaborative problem-solving.
7. Progress toward professional goals and contribute to school-wide goals through self-reflection and self-reporting, teamwork, parent/student surveys, meetings, record keeping, portfolios, peer collaboration and other measures and methods.
8. Establish standards, growth and learning goals for each student; develop SMART (Specific and strategic; Measurable; Action-oriented; Rigorous, realistic and results-focused; Timed and tracked) goals including use of baseline and progression data, identifying strategies, measures and evidence of progress standards; report on student progress throughout the school year.
9. Update and maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development as required by school, district, state and federal policies, regulations and laws.
10. Make provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
11. Establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships and accept a share of the responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.
12. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
13. Supervise instructional assistants as assigned.
14. Perform related duties as assigned.

Hold a valid Oregon teacher’s license and endorsement appropriate for the assignment and grade level.

ESOL Endorsement
Bilingual in Spanish

Knowledge of:
Research-based educational strategies and models for improving instructional practices.
Language development stages, cooperative learning and whole language literacy methods.

Ability to:
Communicate effectively both orally and written and listen effectively with students, staff, and parents.
Demonstrate strong theoretical background in working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations.
Maintain high educational standards and knowledge of Oregon academic content standards.
All district employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or documentation of a medical or non-medical exception using the Oregon Health Authorities form.

Canby School District is an equal opportunity employer and educator. It is the policy of the Canby School District Board of Education and School District that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, age or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Human Resources Office at the Canby School District Office, 503-266-7861.

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