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Elementary Teacher (2023-2024 School Year)

Elementary Teacher (2023-2024 School Year)
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DATE OF POSTING: March 1, 2023

DEADLINE: Until Filled

REPORTS TO: School Principal(s) – Immediate Supervisor
Superintendent – General Supervisor

1. Current New Mexico Teacher License
2. Highly Qualified with Bilingual endorsement
3. Demonstrates cooperativeness and a willingness to carry-out assigned tasks and performance responsibility

1. Comply with the state approved Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and uphold and enforce department/unit rules, administrative directives and regulations, Board Policy, and State and Federal regulations.
2. Teach content and skills in to students, utilizing the required standards and benchmarks and Common Core Standards.
3. Instruct students in citizenship, expected student behavior, and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the Las Vegas City School district.
4. Adopt materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.
5. Select and requisition books, instructional aids and maintain required inventory records.
6. Adapt the curriculum to provide individual, small group or remedial instruction to meet the needs of the individual students.
7. Encourage students to think independently and to express original ideas.
8. Evaluate each student’s progress.
9. Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
10. Communicate with parents on student’s progress and behavior.
11. Identify student needs, and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems.
12. Supervise students in and out of classroom activities as assigned.
13. Administer group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program.
14. Participate in curriculum alignment, benchmarks, performance standards/assessments and revisions.
15. Gather data in order to develop strategies for student improvement.
16. Participate in faculty committees and the sponsoring of student activities to include; in and out of school activities as outlined in board policy.
17. Maintain professional competencies through in-service education activities provided by the district, and in self-selected or assigned professional growth activities.
18. Provide directions and materials for substitute teachers.
19. Safeguard the confidentiality of privileged information.
20. Must be technology literate.
21. Understand and participate in the development, use, and implementation of individualized education plans (IEPs) and individualized transition plans/504 plans, including making necessary modifications.
22. Perform other tasks as deemed appropriate and necessary by the administrator.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As approved by the Superintendent

SALARY: As per district salary schedule

EVALUATION: Performance of the job will be conducted by the Principal

1. Professional Application
2. Letter of Interest
3. Resume
4. Copy of New Mexico Educator’s License

Las Vegas City Schools
Human Resources Department
Elementary Teacher - Kindergarten Vacancy
901 Douglas Avenue
Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701
Phone (505) 454-5700

Las Vegas City Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status or handicap in compliance with federal and state laws. This job description identifies general responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed. This document is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, program/curriculum changes, and unforeseen events.
Contact Las Vegas City Schools
Phone: 505-454-5700
Fax: 505-454-5712

901 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701