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ESL Classroom Teacher

East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Cedarcrest Southmoor

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Job Title: Teacher- Reg Ed./ESS

Reports To: Immediate Supervisor

Prepared By: The Office of Human Resources

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Salary Range: TE308 to TI112

$47,800 to $125,050


The job of Classroom Teacher is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the instructional process by serving as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas; developing lesson plans and delivering group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines; collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues; and responding to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding instructional program and student progress.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with all stakeholders (e.g. students, parents, colleagues, etc.) for the purpose of establishing and maintaining leadership and positive relationships while focusing on high expectations and continuous improvement for student learning.
  • Designs instruction (e.g. lesson plans; individualized instruction; diverse learning styles/needs; etc.) for the purpose of ensuring all students are engaged and participating in individual and classroom learning objectives.
  • Develops and guides learning in partnership with students (e.g. classroom mission and learning goals; strategies and processes; student recognition and celebrations; etc.) for the purpose of ensuring continuous improvement for student learning in alignment with state and district standards.
  • Evaluates individual student and class performance (e.g. analyzes assessment data; other comparative data; etc.) for the purpose of gauging and subsequently adjusting instruction to improve individual and class performance.
  • Implements current best practice instruction and resources (e.g. focus on student needs/goals, classroom priorities, etc.) for the purpose of improving and enhancing student learning in alignment with state and district standards.
  • Maintains documentation and required reports (e.g. student data and reports; personal teaching certification; etc.) for the purpose of complying with site, district, policy, administrative, state and/or federal statutes and regulations.
  • Manages classroom structure and procedures (e.g. activities; behavioral expectations; positive classroom culture; etc.) for the purpose of establishing a positive, safe and orderly optimal learning environment to support students in achieving classroom and individual goals.
  • Models positive behaviors (e.g. professional/ethical public image; relational skills, including appropriate verbal and written communications; manners; honors diversity and mutual respect, etc.) for the purpose of promoting appropriate social and interpersonal behavior in alignment with district goals.
  • Oversees assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of ensuring the operation of an effective and efficient classroom structure that supports the teacher and students in achieving classroom and individual goals. • Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. team and/or building meetings; professional growth opportunities; parent/teacher conferences; etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to perform functions.
  • Responds to emergency situations (e.g. building emergency protocol; fights, suspected child abuse and/or substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that are related to the functions of the position.

Essential Functions/Qualifications/Requirements:

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree required. Current Louisiana teacher certification

Work Environment Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Professional Conduct:

The Employees are required to maintain a high standard of professional conduct. Breach of said professional conduct includes, but is not limited to, neglect of duty, dishonesty, engagement in acts that are contrary to East Baton Rouge Parish School System policy, unlawful activities, or any other conduct which is seriously prejudicial to the school system.

Technological Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in general use of a computer, the use of Email as a form of communication, and other job-specific equipment, software, and/or applications.

Disclaimer for all s

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System and all of its entities (including Career and Technical Education Programs) do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability, or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Andrew Davis, Director of Risk Management -, (225) 929-8705. The Section 504 Coordinator is Danielle Staten-Ojo -, (225) 326-5668.

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