Elementary Teacher - NEES - Position available January 2023
Company: Clarksville-Montgomery County School System
Posted on: September 21, 2022
CLARKSVILLE-MONTGOMERY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM
Job Title: General Teacher
Job Description Date Reviewed: November 2018
Reports To: Building Principal
Purpose of Job
To provide instruction to students in a manner that leads to an
increase in achievement and mastery of state curriculum
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be
construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be
required and assigned.
- Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at
the times designated, by using Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) as
the instructional model.
- Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the
individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning
and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
- Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of
- Establishes clear targets for all lessons, class work, and
projects. The targets are explained and communicated to students
throughout the lesson
- Supports the program of study, using a variety of instructional
techniques, instructional media and technology.
- Serves as a model for the district's mission, vision and
- Assesses the progress of students on a regular basis and
provides progress reports as required.
- Recognizes potential learning disabilities of students and
seeks the assistance of qualified personnel.
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect
students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required
by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
- Maintains confidentiality of information regarding students,
colleagues and parents.
- Assists the administration in implementing all policies and
rules governing student life and conduct. Develops reasonable rules
of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the
classroom in a fair and just manner.
- Makes provision for being available to students and parents for
education-related purposes outside the instructional day when
required or requested to do so.
- Plans, supervises, and provides guidance for teacher aide(s)
and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, and
provides administrators with relevant information regarding his/her
- Attends and participates in staff meetings and serves on staff
- Analyzes and uses appropriate data to guide instruction and
- Maintains a standard of performance and conduct as required by
state law, local board of education and community
- Provides detailed plans for substitute teachers including
lessons, schedules, and rules regarding classroom organization,
procedures, and individual student needs
- Supervises pupils at school related functions to include on and
off campus activities.
- Maintains professional competence through ongoing professional
- Establishes and sustains a collaborative work relationship with
staff, faculty and district personnel.
- Proactively communicates with parents/guardians of students to
keep them informed as to the student's academic progress, as well
as college and career readiness skills.
Additional Job Functions
Performs other duties as required.
Terms of Employment:
Ten, eleven, or twelve-month year. Salary and work year to be
established by the Board.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with
provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
- A valid Tennessee Teacher's Certificate with the appropriate
- Successful student teaching experience, if applicable.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may
find appropriate and acceptable.
KNOWLEDGE OF JOB
Considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities
of the school system, and supervisory practices as they pertain to
the performance of duties relating to the position. Capability to
develop and implement long-term goals. Knows how to keep abreast of
any changes in statutes, policy, procedures and methods as they
pertain to public education. Is able to effectively communicate and
interact with subordinates, supervisors, members of the general
public, and other groups involved in the operation of the school
system. Is able to assemble information and make written reports
and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Has good
organizational, management, interpersonal, and technical skills. Is
able to use independent judgment and discretion in supervising
subordinates, including the handling of emergency situations,
determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting
priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.
(ADA) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIRED
TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be physically able to operate a variety
of office machines. Must be able to use body members to work, move
or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty
pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds of force
frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for
active work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of twenty to
DATA CONCEPTION: Requires the ability to compare and or judge the
readily observable, functional, technical, structural and
compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from
obvious standards) of data, people or things.
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking
and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, Includes
giving assignments and/or directions to coworkers and
LANGUAGE ABILITY: Requires the ability to read a variety of
informational documentation, directions, instructions and methods
and procedures related to maintenance operations. Requires the
ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling
and grammar. Requires the ability to speak with and before others
with poise, voice control and confidence using correct English and
a well-modulated voice.
INTELLIGENCE: Requires the ability to learn and understand
relatively complex principles and techniques; to make independent
judgments in absence of supervision.
VERBAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to record and deliver
information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures and
policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines
NUMERICAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to add and subtract
totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages; determine time
and weight; and utilize statistical inference.
FORM/SPATIAL APTITUDE: Requires the ability to inspect items for
proper length, width and shape visually.
MOTOR COORDINATION: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and
eyes in using automated office and departmentally-related
MANUAL DEXTERITY: Requires the ability to handle a variety of
items, hand and power tools, office equipment, control knobs,
switches, etc. Must have the ability to use both hands for twisting
or turning. Must have high level of hand and eye coordination.
COLOR DISCRIMINATION: Requires the ability to differentiate colors
and shades of color.
INTERPERSONAL TEMPERAMENT: Requires the ability to deal with people
beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting
policies, decisions and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing
under considerable stress.
PHYSICAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear
(talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words)
(hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear).
The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable
accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and
encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss
potential accommodations with the employer.
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