Fall River School Department Elementary Teacher in Fall River, Massachusetts

FALL RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLSFALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS POSITION: ELEMENTARY TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS: 1.Appropriate Massachusetts License Required 2.Bachelor's Degree.REPORTS TO: Principal JOBS GOAL: To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary education in accordance with each pupil's ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Teaches all subject areas utilizing the course of study adopted by the School Committee.2.Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small-group instruction in order to adapt the appropriate curriculum to the needs of each pupil.3.Translates lesson plans into learning experiences in order to best utilize the available time for instruction.4.Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.5.Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.6.Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupils progress and interpret the school program.7.Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.8.Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers. 9.Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school department and/or self-selected professional growth activities that will include course or activities related to instruction10.All other responsibilities that are listed in the collective bargaining agreement between the Fall River Educators Association and the Fall River School CommitteeSALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: In accordance with the Fall River Educators' Association contract. Continued employment is contingent on work performance, program need, and funding. Closing Date for Applications: As indicated on webpageThe Fall River Public Schools offers all programs, activities, and employment opportunities withoutregard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, and disability.