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Meadowlawn Elementary 5th Grade Teacher

Company: Wabash Valley Online Application Consortium
Location: West Lafayette
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Elementary School Teaching/K - 6 Elementary Teacher

Date Posted:

Meadowlawn Elementary School

Twin Lakes School Corporation - websiteReports To: School Administration
Length of Contract: One Year (184 Days)
Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a genuine concern for the learning of children
  • Possess a strong curricular and instructional background.
  • Maintain a current Indiana teaching license.
  • Excellent Communication and Team Skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Preferred experience in teaching within a 21st century classroom through the integration of technology

    Performance Responsibilities
    • Teach subject matter, i.e., reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, music, applied technology, etc, utilizing the course of study adopted by the Board of Education, correlated with other appropriate learning activities.
    • Develop lesson plans, adapt curriculum to meet individual student needs, and utilize effective teaching techniques in translating lesson plans into productive student learning experiences which best utilize the time available for instruction.
    • Utilize computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction.
    • Control the storage and use of district owned property; make minor adjustments and request repairs as required.
    • Maintain classroom organization and discipline.
    • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere.
    • Provide and maintain a safe and supervised environment in the classroom and on the school grounds.
    • Devise and utilize techniques which accurately measure student progress.
    • Evaluate student's academic and personal growth keeping appropriate records, and prepare progress reports.
    • Communicate with parents through conferences and other means discussing academic and personal progress; interpret school programs.
    • Communicate and cooperate with other professional staff in academic and personal growth areas.
    • Conform to District policies, including attendance, absences and evaluations.
    • Attendance must be adequate to acceptably perform listed job functions.
    • Create an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
    • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and through self-selected professional growth activities.
    • Participate in faculty meetings and committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
    • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
    • Select and requisition books and instructional materials; maintain required inventory records.
    • Perform other job duties as required.
      Sick Leave: A teacher will be granted an Annual Sick Leave Allotment of ten (10) days for the first year of service and eight (8) days for each year thereafter. Unused Annual Sick Leave Allotment days may accumulate up to a maximum of ninety (90) days. In the event a new employee shall have accumulated one (1) or more sick leave days in another school corporation, there shall be added to the employee in this corporation, for his second year and each succeeding year, up to three (3) sick days until the accumulated days to which the teacher was entitled in his last employment are exhausted. Sick days used shall be first charged against the teacher's Annual Sick Leave Allotment.

      Personal Leave: 4 days per year, cumulative to 5 days. Personnel will not lose unused personal days but will have the days above the maximum transferred to accumulated sick leave days as long as sick days have not reached the maximum. Employees will report absences through the online absence reporting system stating the reason and necessity of each absence.

Keywords: Wabash Valley Online Application Consortium, Fishers , Meadowlawn Elementary 5th Grade Teacher, Education / Teaching , West Lafayette, Indiana

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