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Kodaly Music Teacher: Timpanogos Elementary
|THIS JOB IS FOR 1/2 TIME MUSIC TEACHER. Can be either all morning or all afternoon.|
Provo City School District
Teacher - Elementary
The job of Teacher - Elementary 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 programs and student progress.
This job is distinguished from similar jobs by the following characteristics: Requires appropriate elementary
This job reports to Building Principal
Administers instructional activities, and/or subject-specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of
formatively assessing student competency levels and assisting in the development of individual student
Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress (e.g. progress reports, report cards, parent
teacher conferences, digital and written communications, etc.) for the purpose of resolving concerns,
communicating expectations, grades, student achievement, and behavior; and to reinforce classroom goals
in the home environment.
Assesses student progress toward objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing
feedback to students, parents, and administration regularly.
Attends work regularly to fulfill duties specific to the assignment for the purpose of providing quality
educational experiences and continuity for assigned students, parents, and the overall school community.
Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a variety of community
resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established
classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
Differentiates instruction through a variety of instructional strategies and activities; providing appropriate
interventions for the purpose of helping all students meet grade-level expectations.
Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers
for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual
Implements approved academic and behavior plans for students as directed by the school administration
and in collaboration with parents/guardians (e.g. 504 plans, IEP plans, special health-care plans, etc.) for
the purpose of promoting student achievement and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Manages student behavior with appropriate strategies (e.g. PBIS, etc.) for the purpose of providing a
safe and optimal learning environment.
Models professionalism in all areas of employment and in student interactions according to PCSD
Employee Code of Conduct Policy for the purpose of providing effective instruction, protecting students,
and demonstrating appropriate social and interpersonal behaviors at all times.
Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips,
hallways, common areas, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
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Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in
order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using
pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read
technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to
define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies are required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; age-appropriate activities; lesson
plan requirements; stages of child development; and behavioral management strategies.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data
utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required
to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related
equipment. Problem-solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data
frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem-solving with equipment is moderate.
Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing
and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting
tact and patience; and working flexible hours.
Organizes age-appropriate indoor and outdoor activities for the purpose of ensuring student participation
in learning activities.
Participates in all emergency preparedness drills and training as directed by the school administration
(e.g. Fire, Evacuation, Lockdown, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the safety and preparation of all
students and staff members for emergency situations.
Participates in a variety of meetings (e.g. PLC and Grade Level meetings, Committee assignments,
IEP/504 Meetings, etc.) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform
Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, parent
communications, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated
Provides high-quality instruction using proven instructional strategies, technology, and other resources
for the purpose of promoting growth and student achievement aligned with grade-level standards.
Reports incidents related to school safety to appropriate school administration, social workers, or
counseling staff (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of
responding to critical needs, maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning
environment and adhering to District Policy and State Law.
Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or
directing to appropriate personnel for resolution.
Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources in a timely manner (e.g. other teachers, parents,
administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction.
Supports other classroom teachers with planning and instructional activities (e.g. PLC, Collaboration,
Mentoring, etc.) for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or
individual student plans.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective
functioning of the work unit.
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Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing
other persons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of resources from other work units is
often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands:
occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling,
crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 0% sitting, 0% walking, and
0% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard-free
Job-related experience is required.
Bachelors degree in a job-related area.
Required Testing: Certificates and Licenses
Continuing Educ. / Training: Clearances
State of Utah Teaching License
Continuing Education Requirements
Maintains Certificates and/or Licenses
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status Approval Date Salary Grade
Non-Exempt Lane 1 B
|Please apply online and include 3 letters of recommendation, 1 needs to be from your last direct supervisor.|