Kindergarten Teacher - Full Day

Aldie, VA
May 24, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Full Time

The full day kindergarten teacher instructs one group of student for the entire school day under general supervision of a
principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides related
educational services for students. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies
instructional activities, as required; carries out a variety of student monitoring and controls activities; performs related
duties as required or assigned.

Positions covered by this specification serve general education classrooms. Classes taught may be single or multi-grade
level, subject, skill or specialty oriented. Incumbents usually perform duties within a team or departmental setting, but may
work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to science labs or industrial arts/technology
or other education labs where greater than average monitoring is required in order to diminish the chance of accidental
injury to students.

Continually assess student achievement and maintain appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for
institutional and individual reporting purposes.
Plan and implement appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of
appropriate kind and level of materials, provide appropriate learning experiences, manage allotted learning time to
maximize student achievement, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and available multi-media and computer
technology to enhance learning.
Manage the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure that the environment is conducive to the learning
process, and assist and participate in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school
grounds, or work site.
Coordinate instructional activities with other professional staff, both school and nonschool-based, as required, to
maximize learning opportunities.
Participate in in-service and professional development activities and staff meetings, as required or assigned.
Continually communicate with students on instructional expectations to keep them informed of their progress in meeting
those expectations; Communicate with parents through conferences and other means.
Collaborate with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out schoolwide instructional or
related activities as needed.

A person in this position reports to the Principal and/or Assistant Principal

Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure with endorsement(s) required for teaching assignment(s).

Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned; knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent growth and development; knowledge of Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) curriculum related to assignments and School Division mission, goals, and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; skill in the use of multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning; ability to plan and implement lessons based on Division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents; skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.

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