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Elementary Teacher (Target Contentl)-ESL Teacher

Gretna, Louisiana
Closing date
Jul 15, 2024

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To ensure our students with the greatest need have access to high-performing, certified teachers and quality instruction, the district will continue to offer a $2,000 stipend to teachers who select a target school for the first year of teaching at that school. A target school is a school that has over 90% of economically disadvantaged students and/or the English Language Learners exceed 30% of the student population.

The District will also pay a $1,000 stipend to certified teachers district-wide who teach in a target content area. The target content areas are: English as a Second Language (ESL), High School Math, High School Physics, and Special Education (all grade levels).

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Valid Teaching Certificate or
  • Eligible for a Practitioner's License as confirmed by a local university
  • 183 Days

  • Commensurate with degree and certified teaching experience (to be verified)

  • Promote the mental, physical, emotional and social growth of any student assigned.

  • Uses available instructional materials and a variety of techniques in providing opportunities for student achievement and development.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of appropriate developmental practices for young children.
  • Keeps accurate, neat records including class lists, attendance, health records, roll book, report cards, and permanent folders.
  • Maintains an attractive classroom, reporting unsafe conditions when repairs are needed. 5. Develops and implements proper classroom management techniques.
  • Completes reports, assignments and records in a timely fashion.
  • Collects lunch and/or activity monies as may be necessary.
  • Plans and prepares for classes, submitting lesson plans weekly.
  • Reports regularly and punctually to assigned work locations.
  • Reports promptly for all assigned duties.
  • Notifies the principal or designated person of impending absence.
  • Supplies substitutes with adequate plans and materials.
  • Maintains properly the books and equipment assigned to the class.
  • Becomes knowledgeable about methods, programs, curriculum guides, procedure bulletins, and available resources in the system.
  • Uses a variety of methods for diagnosis and/or placement purposes.
  • Exhibits self-control and decorum for student emulation.
  • Provides for individual differences.
  • Continually evaluates student progress and plan with student needs in mind.
  • Cooperates with school-based and central office personnel.
  • Encourages parent to be informed of the student's progress and needs.
  • Demonstrates evidence of professional growth, participates in inservice training and contributes to faculty meetings and/or faculty studies.
  • Conforms to Louisiana laws concerning the education, health, safety and welfare of assigned students.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of quality education in Jefferson Parish Public Schools.
  • Plans for and actively participates in the evaluation process.
  • Performs all other duties assigned by the principal.

  • The teacher will work in a school setting, climate controlled environment adhering to School board energy policy and in the outside areas which are subject to climate extremes. Work day consists of teacher hours at assigned school site according to bargaining unit agreement.

  • A teacher must be able to effectively communicate English both orally and in writing.
  • Must have ability to accurately give and receive information via tele-communication system and must be able to communicate successfully and pleasantly with students, parents, and school personnel.

  • Telephone, audio-visual equipment, classroom computer, copy machine, laminator, calculator, and other appropriate machines.

  • Standing, walking, reaching, bending and lifting 10 pounds is sometimes required.
  • Must be able to operate classroom equipment.
  • Must be able to physically transfer, restrain or position special education students as required.

  • Must be able to plan and implement appropriate education programs for all students.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions.
  • Must keep accurate, up-to-date written and verbal instructions. Must be able to comply with state and parish regulations.
  • Must be able to utilize effective classroom management techniques.

  • Must be able to work cooperatively with students, parents, and school personnel.
  • Must be able to respond positively to supervision and accept suggestions for improvement.

  • College Degree
  • Valid Louisiana Teaching Certificate
  • Certification in area of assignment

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