- Position Type:
Teachers - Elementary/Jr. High/Middle School/Elementary Teacher
- Date Posted:
- Date Available:
- Closing Date:
Open until filled
- ELEMENTARY TEACHER, REGULAR CLASSROOM
- California teaching credential authorizing service in area of assignment
- Evidence showing definite potential for success
REPORTS TO: Principal
JOB GOAL: To meet goals established in District’s “Purposes of Instruction”, Course of Study and Curriculum Guide in relationship to specific needs of all students under his/her direction
- In cooperation with principal and other staff members, plans instructional objectives or assigned grade level or subject area consistent with Course of Study and Curriculum Guide which meet District’s and school’s educational goals. Objectives are to be established by October 15 of each year
- Creates classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to maturity and interest of students; participates with staff in establishing and maintaining effective learning climate within school; develops reasonable and specific rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in classroom in fair and just manner
- Analyzes learning capacity of students and provides for their needs
- Guides learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear performance objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives
- Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives and appropriate for maturity and interests of students
- Assesses accomplishments of students on regular basis and provides progress reports as required; confers with colleagues, students and parents regarding pupil progress as needed
- Diagnoses learning disabilities of students on regular basis and makes referrals as required
- Makes referrals to counselor or principal of pupils who demonstrate severe unsocial behavior patterns
- Maintains positive relationship with all parents through “back-to-school” events, classroom visitations, conferences, telephone conversations, written communication and work samples so that parents are aware of their children’s school progress and adjustment
- Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, District policy and administrative regulations including cumulative record folders, attendance reports, Reports to Parents
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions in care and use of instructional materials and equipment and shares in responsibility for maintenance of safe and attractive buildings and grounds
- Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policy
- Carries out assigned pupil supervision outside classroom such as yard duty, assemblies, athletic events and extracurricular activities and fire and other emergency drills
- Attends and participates in staff meetings, inservice meetings, curriculum development and materials evaluation
- May serve as master teacher for directed teaching program
- Strives to maintain and improve professional competence
- Coordinates activities of teacher aides and volunteers as assigned
SALARY: Salary and work year to be according to current schedule; teacher salary schedule
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the District’s “Improvement of Professional Services” handbook, Board Policies and Procedures and consistent with collective bargaining agreements when applicable
MINIMUM APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
An online application and any documents listed below must be submitted:
- Two (2) letters of recommendation (dated within 1 year)
- Evidence of credential authorizing service in area of assignment
- Transcripts showing Bachelor’s degree
Copies of required certificates, transcripts or diplomas may be submitted with application. District may require that originals be presented for verification prior to employment. Please check with Human Resources regarding acceptable documents. For positions requiring college course work official transcripts will be required upon employment.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to meet all application requirements and supply copies of all required documents. A separate set of paperwork is required for each application submitted. All application materials submitted become the property of Bakersfield City School District.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Some positions may require proof of privately owned automobile insurance and the possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle operator’s license. Fingerprint clearance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the California Department of Justice is a condition of appointment after all other required job conditions have been met. Must present verification of completion of Child Abuse Mandated Reporter training or obtain verification within six (6) weeks of hire and annually thereafter, as required by the California Child Abuse Neglect Reporting Act.
The Bakersfield City School District wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Positions may be re advertised or application deadlines extended at the discretion of the District. Unless otherwise notified by the District, applications received in response to this bulletin will be considered for available District positions in this classification during the current school year. Those meeting minimum qualifications, including passage of required tests, will remain active during this time. Applicants will not be individually notified of their application status.
Any candidates contacting, directly or indirectly, any member of the Board of Education and/or administration with the intention of influencing their or another candidates selection to any administrative position shall be disqualified without recourse.
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract expressed or implied and any of the provisions contained herein may be modified or revoked without notice.
Bakersfield City School District prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of District employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available upon request.