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1st Grade Teacher

Company: Holt Public Schools
Location: holt
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Openings as of 4/23/2021

  • GRADE 1 TEACHER - WILCOX ELEMENTARY JobID: 13942
  • Position Type:
    Elementary School Teaching

  • Date Posted:
    4/23/2021

  • Location:
    Wilcox Elementary School

  • District:
    Holt Public Schools - HOLT PUBLIC SCHOOLS INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING

    POSITION: GRADE 1 TEACHER - WILCOX ELEMENTARY
    2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR
    1.0 FTE

    Holt Public Schools is located in the Lansing metropolitan region. It is primarily located in Ingham County with portions in Eaton County. We provide educational programs from Early Childhood through and beyond 12 th grade including access to Early College programming and Career and Technical Education. Our current enrollment totals approximately 5,250 students. Our student body is approximately 40% persons of color with significant ethnic diversity and representation from historically marginalized groups. We employ approximately 800 employees and are committed to hiring and supporting a more diverse work force. Holt Public Schools is committed to creating an environment in which every member of our community is seen, heard, valued and welcomed. Diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential to this endeavor.

    REQUIRED CERTIFICATION :
    • Valid Michigan Elementary Certificate and Highly Qualified in endorsed area as defined by the Michigan Department of Education and the No Child Left Behind Act.
    • Candidate must provide documentation of how the Highly Qualified requirements have been met for each subject area.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
    • Ability to develop strong relationships with all students.
    • Deep understanding of PreK Grade 4 Literacy.
    • Interest and willingness to structure teaching for conceptual understanding in all core subjects.
    • Understanding of multiple tiers of interventions.
    • Ability to utilize and assess student writing and oral explanation as a measure of learning.
    • Ability to use formative and summative assessments to make instructional decisions.
    • Ability to build a collaborative classroom environment.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other grade level colleagues for planning and curriculum work and other professionals with a desire to improve practices.
    • Interest and willingness to integrate students with special needs into general education classes.
    • A strong history of professional growth efforts (experienced teacher) or an expressed philosophy, which defines the necessity for a professional teacher to grow and learn throughout a career (beginning teacher).
    • Willingness to be involved in school improvement and curriculum activities.
    • Willingness to participate in building relationships with students by participating in extra-curricular clubs and organizations (i.e. student programs such as Science Olympiad, Student Council and Student of the Week.)
    • Ability to use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
    • Experience in differentiated learning.
    • Experience with integrated curricula.
    • Experience with planning and teaching diverse learners.
    • Experience with innovative technologies to increase student engagement, motivation, and achievement.
    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teaches all core subjects in a classroom, utilizing courses of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Establishes and maintains standards for student behavior needed to achieve a respectful and cooperative learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Continuously evaluates students academic and social growth. Keeps appropriate records, and prepares ongoing progress reports.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with parents utilizing multiple methods.
  • Identifies student needs and participates in a problem solving approach to meeting the needs of all students (academic, social, emotional needs).
  • Creates an effective learning environment.
  • Maintains professional competence through professional learning activities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he will be evaluated.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
  • Participates in faculty committees.
  • Follows established Board policies with regards to instructional programs and areas of employment.
  • Maintains CA-60 files and other records in accordance with district procedures and policies.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the building administrator.


  • TO APPLY:
    Internal Candidates:
    Submit a Letter Interest/Resume to:
    Holt Public Schools
    Human Resources Office
    5780 W. Holt Rd.
    Holt, MI 48842

    External Candidates:
    Go to Job Listings External Applicants Only Tab on our website at:

    Posted: April 23, 2021
    Deadline: Until Filled

    Holt Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender in the admission to or employment in its educational programs and activities.
    Questions may be referred to the Local Coordinator for Title IX, Erin Quinlan, Director of Human Resources, 5780 W. Holt Road, Holt MI 48842, 517-694-6392

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