Kindergarten position at Jefferson Elementary
- Partner Schools
- Kenosha, WI
POSITION TITLE: PK-12 Teacher
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The teacher has the lead role in the classroom as a learning facilitator, instructor, coach, mentor and tutor. The teacher provides a personalized learning environment for all students that incorporate collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, technology and communication around meaningful learning targets based on the Kenosha Unified School District’s academic standards. The teacher provides the learning environment such that student achievement and growth is attained by each student in the classroom
Certification: Wisconsin Educator License Education:
Required – Bachelor Degree Preferred – Master Degree
ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to meet all Wisconsin State Teacher Standards
Support the planning and implementation of the District’s strategic plan
Design, implement, and assess learning experiences that utilize research based, culturally relevant instructional practices, technology and digital information resources in order to fully implement the District’s curriculum.
Respond to student needs derived from evaluation of student achievement data Collect and maintain student achievement data requested by supervisor
Embed effective instructional technology utilizing interactive whiteboards, mobile devices, social collaborate on-line communities, personalized learning software, web-based assessments, computer applications and digital resources
Apply knowledge in order to facilitate and communicate effective differentiated classroom practices, educational pedagogy as appropriate to general education, English as a Second Language and special education students
Promote, support, and model exploration of real-world issues and solving of authentic problems
Customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities Evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing instructional practices and emerging instructional practices and resources in support of student learning
Reflect collaboratively with teachers regularly on researched based differentiated instructional practices, integration of information technology and student achievement
Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources
Communicate effectively with parents through various methods and tools including parent/teacher conferences, phone calls, e-mails, and meetings
Demonstrates leadership by actively participating in building and district professional learning communities
Maintains competency in information, technology, and media literacies by participating in online collaborative learning environments and professional learning activities. Reflect on current competencies with the Kenosha Unified curriculum, research-based instructional practices, and instructional technology in order to determine areas of growth for personal professional learning
Maintain competency in research based instructional practices, instructional technology and information literacy standards by participating in appropriate professional learning activities (district professional learning, conferences, workshops, summer academies, meetings)
OTHER PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
TECHNICAL: Demonstrates proficiency in the application of instructional technology standards for both personal productivity and to support instruction (productivity and presentation tools and software, multimedia equipment, online learning environments); possesses basic organizational skills.
INTERPERSONAL: Strong interpersonal skills including: problem-solving and investigative skills; effective and efficient time/task management skills; proficient in reading, writing and speaking the English language; effective communication skills including the ability to run effective meetings and to facilitate collaboration and communication among groups, reliable and resourceful with a solid work ethic; sensitivity to cultural diversity and acceptance of all students.
applicants can go to WECAN https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/ to apply and the vacancy number is 44547.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: