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Board of Education of the City of St. Louis
Position Title: Teacher
Payroll/Personnel Type: 10 Month
Reports to: Building Principal
Position Summary:
SLPS is seeking talented Educators with a broad base of knowledge in curriculum and pedagogy.
In this position, Teachers are expected to plan, organize and deliver programs of instruction that
support the premise/core belief that all children can learn and implement activities that promote
the learning goals and academic expectations. Our diverse student population deserves and
appreciates Teachers who are committed and who have a passion for their work.
Essential Functions:
? Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aides stressing laboratory learning
? Demonstrates mathematical concepts using representations such as models, chalk board,
overhead projector, and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aides.
? Design learning activities that will connect the mathematics to the students' physical
world, to other content areas, and to prior mathematics concepts.
? Design learning activities that will allow students opportunities to communicate
mathematically, orally and written, with others.
? Creates and maintains an inviting, stimulating instructional area with attractive student
centered bulletin board displays, learning centers and projects consistent with the
physical limitations of teaching area.
? Supports the program of study, using a variety of instructional techniques, instructional
media and technology.
? Analyzes and uses appropriate data to guide instruction and develop assessments.
? Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of
the principal
? Demonstrate an overall knowledge of one's discipline(s) that allows him/her to teach to
the student's ability levels and learning styles
? Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policies and
administrative regulations
? Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the
maturity and interest of the students
? Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
? Communicate expectations, criteria for assessment, student progress, and student
strengths/weaknesses to parents and students
? Assesses students' special needs and collaborates with school services and community
agencies to meet those needs
? Maintain confidentiality of information concerning students, colleagues, and parents
? Modifies own professional development plan to improve instructional performance and
to promote student learning
? Demonstrate high standards of professionalism and ethics
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? Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board
? Perform other task as assigned.
? Working with culturally, diverse parents and families in an urban educational setting
? Collaborating with community agencies
? Serving effectively in a collaborative team setting
? Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in an
applicable field
? Major, or 24 semester hours, in subject area to be taught
? Passing score on Praxis II Test in subject area to be taught (Must have already passed
Praxis II prior to being considered for employment)
? Must possess a valid Missouri Teaching Certificate or be eligible for a Missouri Teaching
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
? Possess knowledge of district policies and mandates related to parent involvement,
discipline and student achievement.
? Possess willingness to interact on a personal level with parents.
? Demonstrate organizational skills related to all Essential Functions listed above.
? Demonstrate knowledge and ability to create an effective Parent Resource Center
? Demonstrate patience and compassion with students, staff and parents in a variety of
? Develop trusting relationships with parents, teachers and students.
? Work effectively on a team and with parents.
? Work collaboratively with peers and others.
? Possess knowledge of various cultures' values, behaviors, beliefs and traditions.
? Possess strong and effective written and oral communication and presentation skills
with all constituencies.
? Passionate about improving public, urban education and driven to make a difference.
? Demonstrates initiative and problem solving capabilities.
Physical Requirements:
? Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle
? Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount
of force constantly to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects, including the
human body
? Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a signification degree
Working Conditions and Environment:
? Work is routinely performed in a typical interior/office environment
? Very limited or no exposure to physical risk
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Board of Education of the City of St. Louis
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this
position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position
and additional duties may be assigned.
Employee Date Immediate Supervisor Date
Human Resources Date
In connection with hiring for this position the district shall not discriminate against any
employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation,
age, disability, veteran status or national origin.
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