Classroom Teacher - Taos Municipal Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Early Childhood Pre-K Teacher
Job Location: Ranchos Elementary School
Beginning: Aug 07, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood Education, B-3
District: Taos Municipal Schools
Taos, NM 87571
Telephone: 575-758-5205
Job Description:
Classification: Certified                                                                                                    Location: Assigned School
Reports to: School Principal                                                                                            FLSA Status: Exempt
Bargaining Unit: Teacher (182 working days)
Position Summary:
The teacher is primarily responsible for effective teaching and learning of the assigned subject(s) following district approved curriculum, instruction and assessment practices. Primary responsibility shall include student safety and appropriate collaboration and attention to each student’s readiness to learn including needed guidance, discipline, and welfare. Teacher may in a variety of secondary, individual or team teaching, settings.
The teacher works with a high level of independence and professional discretion under the general supervision of a designated school administrator. The teacher’s work is governed, controlled, and evaluated by acceptable professional practice, school and district policies and regulations, provisions of Taos Municipal Schools district policies and procedures, direction of the supervisor, and performance standards and expectations as set forth in the collective bargaining agreement.

Minimum Qualifications:
  1. Bachelors and/or Master’s degree
  2. Valid teaching certification issued by NM PED
  3. Demonstrated knowledge for subjects/levels being taught.
  4. Ability to effectively communicate with parents. Students. And staff verbally and in writing.
Physical and Environmental Requirements of the Position:
  • The physical demand and work environment 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.
  • The employee must lift and/or move 25 to 50 pounds, and may assist, move, or restrain students with greater weight when required to intervene in student safety issues.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, lift, carry, move about, hear, and speak. Teacher may require performing extensive work at a computer display terminal.
  • May be required to break up fights
  • While performing the duties of this job, the teacher may occasionally work in outside weather conditions and be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, temperature fluctuations, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals commonly used in instruction and/or cleaning. It may be expected that the individual could be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials during their duties. The teacher may be exposed to infectious disease as carried by students.
  • The teacher may be required to travel in school owned or leased vehicles while supervising and assisting students.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American 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 individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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