Job Posting Description, Elementary Teacher - Art (20-21 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
Application Open: 03/26/2020, Filing Deadline: 08/28/2020
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
026 Elementary Teacher - Art (20-21 school year)

Assignment Category:                   1.0

Education Required Level:            Bachelor’s Degree, minimum

General Purpose

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

 Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • develop course syllabi and lesson plans
  • plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • collaborate with department to provide consistent and sequenced educational experiences aligned to appropriate state standards
  • establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • prepare the classroom for class activities
  • provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • use relevant technology to support instruction
  • observe and evaluate student's performance and development
  • assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
  • provide appropriate feedback on work
  • encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations
  • prepare required reports on students and activities
  • manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
  • establish positive relationships with students by counseling students with academic problems and providing student encouragement
  • participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs, and student organizations
  • participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
  • communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • keep up to date with developments in the subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

 Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Meet professional teacher education requirements of Michigan City Area Schools and State of Indiana
  • Possess or be eligible for Indiana certification
  • Relevant teaching or student teaching experience

 Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Salary, per MCEA Agreement

 Benefits:                              Comprehensive medical, annuity contribution, ITRF, life insurance

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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