Classroom Teacher - Sikeston R-VI
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Miscellaneous
Job Title: 5th Grade Teacher
Job Location: Sikeston R-6 Schools
Beginning: Jun 14, 2022
Deadline: Aug 20, 2022**
District: Sikeston R-VI
Sikeston, MO 63801
Telephone: 573-472-2581
Job Description:
5th Grade Teacher
Certified Staff Opening
Middle School

Reports to: Building Principal

General Summary:  To provide students of Sikeston R-6 Schools educational instruction that will foster and accelerate their intellectual, physical, social, and career development in accordance with district policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
1. Acts as the responsible agent for the direct instruction of students and is knowledgeable of the subject(s) they are assigned to teach.
2. Maintains clear and up to date lesson plans.
3. Conducts assigned activities from the administration, in conformity with the approved policies of the Board of Education.
4. Relates plans to clearly defined objectives consistent with established curriculum. Provides the experiences needed to extend students’ thinking skills with a program of study that, as much as possible, meet the individual needs and interests of the students.
5. Previews and has needed materials available. Increases the probability of continued student learning through greater motivation. Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
6. Makes effective use of planning time. Observes designated working hours per the job assignment and uniqueness of each assignment.
7. Employs a variety of instructional techniques, technology, and instructional media consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
8. Differentiate for individual students based on their unique learning needs.
9. Maintains confidentiality and nonjudgmental views of children and families served.
10. Frequent use of formative and summative assessments to determine instructional needs of individual students.
11. Support individual student needs through collaboration with Special Education, Title I, support staff and parents.
12. Takes necessary and responsible precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
13. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. Develops reasonable rules of behavior and procedures in the classroom and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner. Encourages students to set
and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
14. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
15. Continues professional growth through participation in developmental opportunities.
16. Participates in curriculum development and improvement and revision of course outlines for the classes he/she teaches.
17. Performs campus supervision as needed or directed by supervisor.

1. Education level – Bachelor’s degree
2. Certification or Licensure – Appropriate and current Missouri Teaching Certificate in Middle School Education.
3. Other requirements – Must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the Board of Education. Excellent organizational skills, oral and written skills, time management, and telephone skills. Computer knowledge and assistive technology.

Evaluated By: Building Principal
Type of Position: Exempt

Coaching duties: Based on availability and/or need.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Responsibilities and duties assigned are at the discretion of the superintendent.
Sikeston R-6 School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

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