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Grades K-8 - ESL

Cincinnati, Ohio
Closing date
Jun 13, 2024

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Job Role
Classroom Teacher


To provide educational opportunities where students may fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth in a standard classroom or Montessori setting; and to provide instruction that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Cincinnati Public Schools standards.


Plans for and guides the learning process to help students achieve state standards. Must be able to verbally & physically interact with students as needed. Maintains a classroom atmosphere which is safe and conducive to learning. Establishes a professional relationship with all assigned students. Maintains an open line of communication with parents/guardians using the tools provided by the district including, but not limited to PowerSchool and Cognos. Maintains a professional demeanor with students, parents, coworkers and administration. Work experience with children in a multi-ethnic situation preferred.


  • Commitment to helping urban students to succeed; with an emphasis on urban schools with diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Willingness to spend the time needed to effectively meet the challenges, objectives, and mission of the CPS district.
  • Ability to be professional, compassionate, empathetic, and caring dedicated to human growth and development.
  • Oversees and maintains a positive academic atmosphere conducive to learning and the safety of students.
  • Implements instructional program, and maintains a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful and productive learning experiences.
  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement
  • Maintains effective and efficient records of student performance.
  • Consistently uses technology for the benefit of students' education.
  • Establishes a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Ensures that student growth and achievement are continuous and appropriate for groups and subject areas.
  • Accepts responsibility for meeting his/her course and school-wide student performance goals.
  • Supervises students at all times during the school day.
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, and honoring schedules.
  • Seeks to involve parents, corporations, and the community in the education of youth.
  • Participates cooperatively with other teachers and administrators to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines.
  • Maintains licensure requirements and professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
  • Communicates in a second language when applicable.


Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree or higher in secondary or elementary education from an accredited college or university.

Licensure: Ohio Teacher license appropriate for subject(s) and grade levels taught.


Contract Provisions: 191 days Limited Contract

Salary: Certificated Classroom Teacher per CFT Cincinnati Federation of Teachers (CFT) agreement

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources.


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