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Classroom Teacher (General Teaching Pool)

at Cincinnati Public Schools

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2707

Job Description

Openings as of 10/21/2019
Teacher Assignment

  • Classroom Teacher (General Teaching Pool) JobID: 2707
  • Position Type:
    Teacher Assignment

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    This is a pool - Location to be determined

    Cincinnati Public Schools is seeking applicants for the position of Classroom Teacher. To provide educational opportunities where students may fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth; and to provide an instruction that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Cincinnati Public Schools standards.

    Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor's degree in secondary or elementary education, or higher from an accredited college or university.
    Certification: Ohio Teacher's Secondary or Elementary – appropriate for subject taught
    Reports to: Principal or Designee.

    Training & Experience: Work experience with children in a multi-ethnic situation preferred.

    Performance Responsibilities:
    • Commitment to helping urban students to succeed; with an emphasis on urban schools with diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Willingness to spend the time needed to effectively meet the challenges, objectives, and mission of the CPS district.
    • Ability to be professional, compassionate, empathetic, and caring dedicated to human growth and development.
    • Oversees and maintains a positive academic atmosphere conducive to learning and the safety of students.
    • Implements instructional program, and maintains a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful and productive learning experiences.
    • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
    • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement
    • Maintains effective and efficient records of student performance.
    • Consistently uses technology for the benefit of student's education.
    • Establishes a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
    • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
    • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
    • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for groups, and subject areas.
    • Accepts responsibility for meeting his/her course and school wide student performance goals.
    • Supervises students at all times during the school day.
    • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, and honoring schedules.
    • Seeks to involve parents, corporations and the community in the education of youth.
    • Participates cooperatively with other teachers and administrators to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines.
    • Maintains licensure requirements and professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
    • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
    • Communicates in a second language desired – "Seal of Biliteracy" preferred.

    Essential Functions / Skills:
    • Plans for and guides the learning process to help students achieve state standards.
    • Must be able to verbally & physically interact with students as needed.
    • Maintains a classroom atmosphere which is safe and conducive to learning.
    • Establishes a professional relationship with all assigned students.
    • Maintains an open line of communication with parents / guardians using the tools provided by the district including, but not limited to Powerschool and Cognos.
    • Maintains a professional demeanor with students, parents, coworkers and administration.
    • Engages in professional growth activities through ongoing programs of job related knowledge and skill development.
    • Meets regular and predictable attendance requirements.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.
    • Ability to walk up and down stairs
    • Ability to raise and lower body from floor
    • Ability to communicate with students for extended periods of time
    • Ability to stand for more than 15 minutes at a time
    • Ability to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal / Supervisor
    Contract Provisions: 191 days Limited Contract

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources