Town of Barnstable-School District Long Term Grade 5 Substitute Teacher in Marstons Mills, Massachusetts

ELEMENTARY TEACHER JOB GOAL: To create and sustain a flexible primary program and a classroom environment favorable to learning and personal growth of pupils; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge; and to evaluate their educational foundations in accordance with each child's ability. QUALIFICATIONS: Possess appropriate certification and degree(s). Has a knowledge of children based on both formal learning and/or practical experience. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Understands Child Growth and Development Maintains responsibility for relating teaching methods and materials to the growth and development of primary age children. Considers the interest level and attention span of children in all activities. Recognizes symptoms of vastly superior and inferior pupil performance and seeks appropriate referrals. Demonstrates the use of vocabulary appropriate to children of the primary grades. Uses known physical, mental, social and emotional traits as a basis for learning. Displays initiative and creativity in providing learning activities. Planning Evaluating Student Learning Plan for a long-range and short-range instructional program consistent with school/system curriculum. Develops a one day lesson plan for substitute (activities/skills). Diagnoses learning needs of students using appropriate instruments. Utilizes appropriate teacher made tests to match objectives. Uses results of unit assessments to continue or modify learning activities and teacher plans. Maintains cognizance of system time allotments for subjects. Insures that clear and timely objective interpretations are offered to parents and students on their progress. Keeps appropriate records, administers and uses standardized tests, and prepares progress reports. Classroom Management Organizes the physical environment to provide for basic comfort, health and safety of children. Establishes positive and consistent standards of behavior which reflect an understanding of primary-age children. Conducts the routine and clerical chores with efficiency, accuracy and promptness. Cooperates with the team(s) in sharing space and materials. Uses the instructional program, where appropriate, to encourage citizenship and responsibility. Manages full use of class time for instruction/learning. Uses community resource, where appropriate. Solicits appropriately the help of parents, resource staff and administrator(s) as aids to classroom management. Job Requirements THIS TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT WILL COVER FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE AND WILL END ON 1/11/2019. MUST HAVE CURRENT MA CERTIFICATION AND SEI ENDORSEMENT. At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred Bachelor degree preferred Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. All Questions should be answered Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces) How would you draw from your experiences, professional courses, training or readings to create learning experiences which are culturally diverse? How have you incorporated technology in your training and how would you do so in your professional role? What experience or training have you had which would enable you to develop programs utilizing higher-order-thinking skills? What other related experiences, talents, or expertise do you have which enable you to contribute to the total school environment? Describe how you would accomodate Special Needs Students, 504 Students, and ESL Students.