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Dual Language Immersion Middle School Teacher - School Year

Company: Corvallis School District
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

FTE: 1.0

FLSA Status: Licensed - Professional

Contract Status: Regular/Probationary

Start Date: 2022-23 School Year

Calendar: 191 Work Days

Salary: $45,131- $86,621 with benefits

Retirement Contribution: Corvallis School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. Upon eligibility, the district contributes 6% of an employee's salary to their Individual Account Program (IAP). Eligibility is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

Note: This position is open until filled for next school year, earliest review of applications will be February 19, 2022.

Purpose: The primary purpose of this position is to instruct and supervise a diverse group of students by establishing a positive, respectful learning environment, providing ample and varied learning opportunities and promoting high standards of performance for all students regardless of their background and developmental levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-045). The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.

* Model and teach respect with an awareness of diversity.
* Effectively work with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.
* Establish clear objectives and create long- and short-range plans for instruction to meet needs, abilities and interests of students.
* Develop and carry out clear, organized, sequential lessons and learning activities suitable for students' developmental levels and aligned with instructional objectives.
* Vary and pace classroom strategies to accommodate different learning styles, actively involve students and maximize student engagement in meaningful learning.
* Use current body of knowledge in cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development to design and adapt individual/group academic and behavior/social programs in all school settings.
* Diagnose the instructional needs of all students and devise appropriate learning activities for each student.
* Implement district and state curriculum standards and ensure that instructional activities are clearly related to district/state curriculum standards.
* Assure that every student has ample opportunity to demonstrate proficiency with district and state standards.
* Use a variety of approaches to assess, record and provide feedback promptly and often to students on their progress and assignments.
* Participate in development and implementation of individual student plans (e.g., IEP, 504).
* Assume responsibility for adapting and modifying classroom instruction for students identified as needing specialized instruction.
* Work as part of the school team to fully implement Response to Intervention (RTI).
* Work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations.
* Work collaboratively with school personnel in meeting diverse social and academic needs of students.
* Establish and maintain open lines of communication with all students and with parents/guardians concerning both academic and behavioral progress of students.
* Assist school staff and administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, reinforce individual school's plan for positive behavior support, develop reasonable rules for classroom behavior and utilize effective, proactive behavior management skills in all school settings.
* Maintain accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
* Assume responsibility for assigned duties, e.g., hall, lunchroom duty.
* Utilize technology as related to job responsibilities.
* Train and act as lead worker for Educational Assistants.
* Reflect upon own teaching performance and accept and utilize supervisory suggestions and feedback.
* Take primary responsibility for pursuing and evaluating own professional growth.
* Attend and participate in staff meetings and district inservice meetings.
* Participate in activities that are related to school functions and/or the education process that occur outside the regular workday, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Valid Oregon teacher's license with appropriate subject area endorsement and grade level authorization. Must be highly qualified or able to become highly qualified in area assigned according to NCLB laws.
* Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research.
* Content knowledge in subject areas taught.
* Familiarity with a variety of age appropriate instructional, assessment and classroom management strategies that reflect current research on best practices.
* Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks for middle school grade levels.
* Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.
* Effective oral and written communication skills.
* Knowledge of state and federal education laws and of student and staff rights.
* Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.
* Ability to effectively manage and supervise students and their work.
* Ability to direct the work of other staff members.
* Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
* Language arts and social studies endorsement desired.
* Proof of COVID Vaccine Required

Keywords: Corvallis School District, Corvallis , Dual Language Immersion Middle School Teacher - School Year, Education / Teaching , Corvallis, Oregon

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