Elementary Classroom Teachers

South Sioux City Community Schools   South Sioux City, NE   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 9, 2023
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JobID:  1192

Reports to: Principal
Classification: Certified
FLSA Status: Exempt

Professional exemption: The employee has a primary duty of performing work requiring knowledge of an
advanced type in a field of science or learning customarily acquired by a prolonged course of specialized
intellectual instruction and study or has a primary duty of teaching, tutoring, instructing, or lecturing in the
activity of imparting knowledge and is employed and engaged in this activity as a teacher.
Terms of Employment: Days according to school calendar as approved by board policy
Evaluation: Performance in this position will be evaluated regularly by the supervisor
and in accordance with Board Policy

Compensation: Reviewed and established annually by the Board of Education

 Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative
 Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
 Job requires being honest and ethical.
 Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding
aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
 Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

 Inside offices and classrooms.
 Outside for activities with students and student supervision.

 Participate in team meetings for the development of IEPs and 504 Plans and implement provisions
of IEPs and 504 Plan accommodations for the teacher’s students.
 Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of activities as assigned.
 Participate in professional activities and staff development as assigned and as needed to maintain
professional competence and to perform duties.
 Adhere to all district policies, rules, regulations, and supervisor directives.
 Adhere to the code of ethics of the District and the code of ethics set forth in NDE Rule 27. The
teacher must serve as a positive role model for other staff and students.
 Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students
for whom they are responsible.
 Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
 Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to
 Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following
approved curricula.
 Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures,
discussions, and demonstrations.
 Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
 Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and
administrative regulations.
 Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or
requirements of the State and the school district.
 Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
Elementary Teacher (2/29/12)
 Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to
maintain and improve professional competence
 Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
 Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential
activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
 Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine student
strengths and areas of need. .
 Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.
 Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or
classes, and teaching or instructing others. This includes: assessing educational potential or need
of students, converting information into instructional program, developing course or training
objectives, instructional materials and teaching aids, organizing educational material or ideas,
preparing audio-visual teaching aids, selecting teaching materials to meet student needs, teaching
correct eating habits, teaching students with disabilities, and using classroom management
techniques. Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. This
includes: using interpersonal communication techniques, inventory control procedures, knowledge
of multi-media technology, motivational techniques in education, oral or written communication
techniques, public speaking techniques, special education techniques, and teaching techniques.
 Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them
over time. This includes establishing and maintaining relationships with students, parents, coworkers
and administration.
 Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
 Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. This includes: using
early childhood education techniques, interpersonal communication techniques, knowledge of
multi-media technology, motivational techniques in education, oral or written communication
techniques, public speaking techniques, special education techniques, and teaching techniques.
 Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
This includes recording student progress.
 Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes
comply with laws, regulations, or standards. This includes: ensuring correct grammar, punctuation,
and spelling.
 Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise
negotiating with others. This includes: resolving behavioral and academic problems.
 Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers,
the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person,
in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. This includes: communicating student progress,
communicating visually or verbally, conducting parent conferences, and making education
 Perform other tasks as assigned.

 Bachelor’s degree required.
 Must possess at all times during employment a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with such
endorsements as required by NDE Rule 10.
 Regular, dependable attendance on the job, the ability to perform the identified tasks and to
possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified
work activities; and the ability to perform the following identified physical requirements