Internal at PES
Under direction, to teach and instruct pupils in academic,
social, behavioral, and other educational skill areas; to plan,
develop, organize, and conduct a comprehensive educational
program for middle grade pupils; to assist pupils in making an
appropriate adjustment to an educational program requiring an
increased level of independence; and to do other related
functions as required.
This position classification requires subject matter expertise
commonly associated with teaching and instruction. Directly
related teaching and instruction experience is required to
perform problem analysis using prescribed principles, methods and
classification performs decision analysis and makes decisions
of considerable consequence, in determining how best to aid
students in the learning process. The functional role of
this position classification requires the application and
interpretation of data, facts, procedures, and policies.
The incumbents meets frequently with school administrators,
teachers, other staff to communicate information, data, and
alternative problem solutions. This a sedentary position
classification that performs light work that involves sitting a
portion of the time, but require walking and standing for
extended periods. This position requires accurate
perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception,
handling and working with materials and objects, and providing
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a
disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Teach and instruct in subject matter areas such as reading,
language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, health,
art, physical education, and music.
Utilize an adopted course of study, program instruction
guidelines, and other materials in developing lesson planning,
and teaching outlines.
Utilize a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing
pupils, including lectures, instruction, demonstrations,
Utilize a variety of educational equipment, materials, books,
and other learning aids.
Instructs students in citizenship, and other basic subject
matter specified by legal mandates, District policy, and
Prepares, develops, and utilizes a variety of instructional
materials and aids appropriate to the instructional level of
pupils with a wide range of mental, physical, and emotional
Review, analyze, and evaluate the history, background, and
assessment of pupils in designing an educational program to
meet individual educational needs.
Individualize instructional processes and adapts the curriculum
to enhance educational opportunities.
Provide both individual and group instruction in order to
properly motivate pupils, and to effectively utilize the time
available for instruction.
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior utilizing
a variety of behavior management strategies and techniques,
including behavior modification, reinforcement, and other
positive behavior shaping processes.
Review, analyze, and evaluate academic and social
Record and report appropriate analyses and perceptions of pupil
Prepare, administer, score, and record the results of criterion
referenced and group standardized tests in evaluating pupil
growth and progress.
Counsel, confer, and communicate with parents, school and
District personnel regarding pupil progress, and in the
interpretation of the educational program.
Work cooperatively with school and District personnel in
assessing pupil needs, and learning deficiencies, and develop
alternative solutions to remediate pupil learning
Plan, create, and maintain an effective learning environment
through the utilization of functional and aesthetically
conceived displays, exhibits, bulletin boards, interest,
learning and activity centers.
Select and requisition appropriate educational supplies,
materials, books, equipment and learning aids.
Establish and maintain a suitable room environment through the
control of heating, lighting, and ventilation.
Perform a variety of non-instructional duties, including
curriculum and instructional development activities, student
supervision, and advisory and consultation activities.
Possession of a Baccalaureate or higher degree with emphasis in
elementary education, instructional technology, a subject matter
field commonly taught in the elementary grades, or closely
related field areas.
Possession of a credential authorizing service as a teacher at
the elementary level from the Colorado Department of