Job Description

Job Title
Elementary Teacher
School / Department
Elementary School
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Jana Barnhouse, Principal
Requisition Number
03-1920-012
Summary

Elementary teachers at Dhahran Elementary Middle School (DEMS) are responsible for the educational and emotional growth of children in a homeroom setting.  

DEMS teachers are fortunate to work collaboratively with their grade level colleagues as well as a learning support team to co-plan and implement effective teaching strategies to address the needs of all students.   

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual need and ability within the class

  • Work in partnership with grade level and learning support colleagues to collaboratively plan and deliver lessons

  • Deliver an active, hands-on, and child-centered program to promote learning

  • Use student data for general and targeted instruction

  • Observe, monitor, and record students’ progress

  • Participate in parent meetings, parent teacher interviews, and school meetings as required

  • Model school values at all times

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the principal

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Certification as a teacher

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Elementary teaching experience

  • Co-planning and co-teaching experience

Skills

  • A demonstrated ability to teach groups of students

  • Effective written, oral, and spoken English communication

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficient use of Google for Education