Cedar Rapids Community School District
Short term Contracts-Teaching/STC-T
Grant Elementary School
Teachers will have compensated planning time for 40 minutes each day while students are at enrichment class and will oversee lunch/recess daily. The summer program runs from June 17th – August 2nd (no classes on July 4th and 5th). Teachers will lead classes every Monday – Friday. Student hours will be 8:30 – 1:30 with Teacher hours being 8:00 AM – 1:45PM. Mandatory training is June 13th and 14th from 8:00AM – 1:00PM. A position may be split between 2 teachers.
Applying for the position is a summer commitment. Please consider applying as a sub if you are not able to make a full commitment to the program this summer.
BA in Elementary Education
Reading Endorsement, preferred
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Essential Duties must be performed on site. Other duties or tasks may be assigned.
- Lead a class of 15-18 students with the goal of reversing summer slide by using engaging reading, writing or math strategies
- Instruct in assigned subject areas (reading, writing and math)
- Use the priority standards and provided curriculum materials with fidelity
- Compensated planning time for 40 minutes each day while students are at enrichment class
- Oversee lunch/recess duty to build relationships with kids
- Collaborate with other KCU staff
- The summer program runs from June 17th – August 2nd (no classes on July 4th and 5th).
- Teacher hours are 8:00 AM – 1:45 PM Monday – Friday
- Mandatory training is June 13th and 14th from 8:00AM – 1:00PM.
- Act as point of contact for families by communicating weekly with families with phone calls and newsletters and one Parent Night event
- Reports to KCU Lead Teacher at the site
- Plans for substitute in case of absence
- Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in Education required.
Reading Endorsement, preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Iowa Teaching Certification with an endorsement in reading preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, assessment data, professional journals and regulations. Ability to effectively write reports and communications to students, colleagues, parents and staff. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from administrators, teachers, staff and students. Ability to assist students in the areas of language and literacy.
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals and fractions. Ability to assist students in implementing these mathematical concepts.
Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Believes that all children can attain high levels of learning.
Applies the principles of continuous improvement through the use of quality tools and processes.
Functions as an effective member of the educational/school team.
Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
Has a track record of success.
Works with great integrity.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current research as it relates to the support of the Educational Goals of the District. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job.?The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 – 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as curriculum materials, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while supervising students and working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:30 – 1:30 workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the classroom including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while supervising indoor and outdoor activities, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures but will work outdoors or when supervising students outside of the classroom.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Contacts & Hiring managers:
Angie Hoyer: Principal – Arthur Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2264
Joy Long: Principal – Garfield Elem School; [email protected],us; 319-558-2169
Cindy Stock: Principal – Grant Wood Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2467
Trista Manternach: Principal – Harrison Elem School; tmanternach; 319-558-2269
Stephen Probert: Principal – Hiawatha Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2172
Clinton Stone: Principal – Hoover Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2369
Candi Lynch: Principal – Johnson Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2174
David Brandon: Principal – Kenwood Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2273
Jim Girdner: Principal – Madison Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2473
Jennifer Goebel: Principal – Nixon Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2188
Tammi Kuba: Principal – Truman Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2375
Kent Ryan: Principal – Van Buren Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2377
Brian Krob: Principal – Wright Elem School; [email protected]; 319-558-2278
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