Preschool Teacher

South Sioux City Community Schools   South Sioux City, NE   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 11, 2023
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$3,000 HIRING BONUS

Preschool Teacher

Job ID 1214

EMPLOYEE CHARACTERISTIC REQUIREMENTS -

  • Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • 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.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
    students.
  • 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.
  • 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
    presentations.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned. 

EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must possess at all times during employment a Nebraska Teaching Certificate with such endorsements as required by NDE Rule 10.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • 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

South Sioux City Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of  sex, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs or activities. Positions are subject to a veterans preference.