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TSD Knoxville - Elementary Teacher (K-6)

Title
TSD Knoxville - Elementary Teacher (K-6)
Location
Knoxville, TN
Description
Description: To help each pupil develop competence in grade level standards and grade level requirements, to motivate each pupil, to develop understanding of standards, to prepare students for academic success, and move toward grade level skills and understanding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: These are not exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Demonstrate and teach elementary concepts in the classroom
• Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids stressing artistic learning methods
• Design learning activities that will connect the student’s physical world, to other content areas, and to prior concepts
• Establishes clearly defined objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and reports and communication objectives to students according to elementary standards and the student’s individual needs and abilities.
• Seeks out opportunities in Elementary to promote student learning and foster positive relationships with all stakeholders who can serve as resources
• Maintains knowledge of best practices as it relates to grade level standards in Elementary.
• Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
• Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
• Attends faculty, department and/or grade level meetings and serves on committees upon requests
• Demonstrates a variety of teaching techniques and supplementary instructional materials
• Creates and maintains an inviting, stimulating instructional area with attractive student learning centers, and projects consistent with the physical limitations of teaching areas
Benefits
Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement pension, 401(k) match, employee assistance program, personal and sick leave (PTO) and more. A full listing of employee benefits can be found here: https://www.tn.gov/hr/employees1/benefits.html
Requirements
• Bachelor Degree in Education
• Tennessee Teaching Endorsements: 463 Deaf Education & Elementary Education endorsement(s) 499
• Tennessee Driver’s License
• SLPI:ASL rating of Intermediate Plus or above required; SLPI/ASL rating of Advanced preferred. American Sign Language (ASL) sign classes and skill development support available for selected qualified applicants who do not meet the rating level.
Salary
Salary is based on State Special Schools Salary Scale
Contact Human Resources
Phone: 865-579-2500
Fax:
employment@tsdeaf.org
2725 Island Home Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37920
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