Teacher 6th Grade Language Arts
Middle School 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher
- Colorado Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in elementary education or secondary language arts.
- Strong content knowledge in language arts.
- Strong ELA teaching experience.
- Good communication skills and a strong work ethic.
- Experience working with middle-level students.
- Relates well and enjoys working with middle-level students.
- Strong computer and technology skills.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable.
The work requires periods of light physical activity and requires long periods of time standing and/or walking. Most of the work is performed in the classroom setting and requires the ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; reach, hold, grasp, and turn objects; and use fingers to operate computer and typewriter keyboards and visual aides for students.
Middle School Principal
To help each pupil develop an awareness of the role of language arts; to motivate each pupil to acquire knowledge skills in reading and writing; and to discover and develop special talents of pupils in the language arts field.
- Teaches content and skills in English language, literature, composition, reading, and journalism; utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.
- Adapts English material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge pupils.
- Provides individual or small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of pupils and to accommodate circumstances where a variety of projects.
- Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions based on a variety of mass media and classical and contemporary literature.
- Assists pupils in selection and development of individual research projects.
- Encourages pupils to think independently and to express original ideas.
- Evaluates each pupil’s progress in English skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing).
- Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
- Works with pupils and other classroom teachers in such activities as preparing material for the school newspaper or coordinating entries in essay contests.
- Administers or monitors group tests.
- Identifies pupils’ needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
- Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
- Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day.
- Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
- Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
- Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids appropriate to the interest and maturity level of pupils; maintains required inventory records.
- Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.
Terms of Employment:
Salary: Based upon the District’s adopted certified salary schedule. Years of experience given through Step 7.
Work Schedule: 175 days per year or as designated by the annual school calendar. Salary and work-year to be established annually by the board.
Benefits: Full benefits – as described on salary schedule
Hours: 7:45 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. or as set by the building principal
FLSA Status: Exempt/Certified
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.
|Primary Location||Archuleta School District – Pagosa Springs Middle School|
|Salary Range||$41,000.00 – $53,500.00 / Per Year|