Grade 3 Teacher
ELEMENTARY TEACHER – GRADE 3
YEAR, 1.0 FTE
Valid Michigan Elementary Teacher Certificate and Highly
Qualified in elementary education (K-5 All Subjects) , as defined by the
Michigan Department of Education and the No Child Left Behind Act.
Candidate must provide documentation of how the Highly
Qualified requirements have been met for each subject area.
Ability to develop strong relationships with all students.
Deep understanding of early literacy.
Interest and willingness to structure teaching for
conceptual understanding (mathematics, literacy, science, social studies)
Understanding of multiple tiers of interventions.
Ability to utilize and assess student writing and oral
explanation as a measure of learning.
Ability to use formative and summative assessments to make
Ability to build a collaborative classroom environment.
Ability to work collaboratively with other grade level
colleagues for planning and curriculum work and other professionals with a
desire to improve practices.
Interest and willingness to integrate students with special
needs into general education classes.
A strong history of professional growth efforts (experienced
teacher) or an expressed philosophy, which defines the necessity for a
professional teacher to grow and learn throughout a career (beginning teacher).
Willingness to be involved in school improvement and
Willingness to participate in building relationships with
students by participating in extra-curricular clubs and organizations (i.e.student
programs such as Science Olympiad, Student Council and Student of the Week).
Ability to use information technology to enhance learning
and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
Experience in differentiated learn.
Experience with integrated curricula.
Experience with planning and teaching diverse learners.
Experience with innovative technologies to increase student
engagement, motivation, and achievement.
Teaches language arts, social studies, mathematics, science,
art, and health to pupils in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by
the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
Instructs pupils in citizenship, and basic subject matter
specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and
provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the
curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to
best utilize the available time for instruction.
Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed
to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Continuously evaluates pupils’ academic and social
growth. Keeps appropriate records, and
prepares progress reports.
- Communicates with parents through conferences and other
means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other
professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health,
attitude and learning problems.
- Creates an effective environment for learning through
functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
- Maintains professional competence through professional
learning activities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional
- Participates cooperatively with the appropriate
administrator to develop the method by which he will be evaluated in
conformance with district guidelines.
- Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids, and
the instructional supplies; maintains required inventory records
- Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the
assigned working day.
- Administers group-standardized tests in accordance with
district testing program.
- Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
- Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of
- Prepares budget requests as necessary.
- Follows established Board policies with regards to
instructional programs and areas of employment.
- Maintains CA 60 files and other records in accordance with
district procedures and policies.
- Practice and teach conservation of materials and energy.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the