Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for ELD
Teacher at Miller Middle School for the 2021/2022 school year. Must
meet Colorado Department of Education's ESSA requirements for
"In-Field" Teacher for ELL. Position begins August 2021
Job Title: Licensed Teacher Pay Grade: Licensed Compensation
Job Family: Licensed Staff FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: School Prepared Date: December 17, 2013; Rev.
Typical Work Year: 10 months
SUMMARY: Plan instruction and assessment aligned with District
learner outcomes and State achievement standards. Supervise
assigned students and maintains a positive learning environment.
Adapt instruction to meet the individual learning needs of all
students resulting in an increased probability of advancing their
achievement. Maintain positive inter-personal relationships with
students, parents, staff and community members.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
D Utilize effective teaching practices to teach the adopted
curricula for assigned grades and subjects so that students attain
adopted grade/course expectations and standards. Modify and tailor
the curriculum as necessary to address individual student
differences, learning styles, and student abilities. Instruct with
adopted materials and utilize supplemental classroom materials,
media, and teaching appropriate for assigned levels and
D Utilize formative and summative assessments to assess the
learning, achievement, and performance of each student and report
the results as required by District Policy and school
D Model, promote, and as situations arise, take the opportunity
to provide instruction related to character education including
citizenship and responsible behavior (respect for self, other and
property), bullying prevention, conflict resolution skills, and
responsible work habits and ethics.
D Provide safety instruction for students when the subject,
activities, chemicals, product, tools and/or equipment pose
possible harm or injury to students including use of personal
protective devices (protective eye devices, safe clothing) and
assure that students adhere to safety requirements.
D Maintain an orderly, positive learning environment free from
disruptive behavior by implementing proactive classroom management
strategies and enforcing the Student Conduct Code. Supervise
students to minimize any possibility of violent behavior and to
minimize potential accidents.
D Be familiar with and abide by all applicable Federal and
Colorado laws and regulations; Board of Education policies and
District Regulations, as amended from time to time; school
procedures that relate to employment with the District. Ongoing
Perform other duties as assigned.
ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Assure the safety and welfare of students including necessary
actions to insure that students are supervised at all times.
- Demonstrate faithfulness and promptness in attendance at
- Submit required reports promptly at the times specified.
- Demonstrate care of and protection of School District
- Report suspected child abuse or neglect as required by
- Use the District's internet and E-mail system as specified in
- Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Principal,
Superintendent or their designees.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Minimum: Bachelor's degree of related
subject from accredited university.
EXPERIENCE: Experience is preferred but may not be necessary for
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: Colorado Teaching
License with endorsements for the levels and subject areas
teaching. Pass the PLACE or PRAXIS II Test. Meet CDE and ESSA's
requirements for In-Field Teacher. May be required to complete CPI
training depending on assignment.
TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES:
- Excellent interpersonal relations and oral and written
- Strong decision making, analytical and organizational
- Ability to work with students with diverse needs at various
- Ability to develop and implement engaging lessons that
facilitate student mastery of the Colorado Academic Standards.
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the
- Ability to promote and follow Board and District policies,
Superintendent policies and building/department procedures.
- Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and
cooperatively in a team setting
- Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace,
follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate
safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate
- Ability to utilize formative and summative assessments to
access student learning.
- Ability to implement IEP's, 504's, and behavior support
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:
- Microcomputers and general office equipment.
- Microsoft Office applications.
- Student Information Systems.
Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational
institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital
status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need
for special education services in admissions, access to treatment,
or employment in educational programs or activities which it
operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal,
state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or
grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer,
Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301,
(970) 247-5411, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Office for Civil
Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite
310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.