Middle School Teaching | Music - Vocal | LaCrescent Middle School | Available: 08/19/2024


TITLE: Teacher

SALARY & BENEFITS: Based on the current teacher contract

QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a current teacher license in the assigned area or be able and willing to obtain one prior to the start of the assignment

DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Building Principal

CONTRACT DAYS & HOURS: 185 days from mid-August through mid-June as dictated by the annual school calendar. On contract days, building hours are typically 7:30am – 3:30pm, but may be occasionally changed or extended to help fulfill professional duties. Additional time outside of the building will be needed to successfully complete duties and responsibilities listed below.


  1. Develop innovative lesson plans that encourage engagement and promote learning

  2. Conduct classroom instruction in a way that helps each and every student learn

  3. Evaluates student learning through both formative and summative methods

  4. Reflects on the instructional practices and techniques used to help refine teaching techniques

  5. Regularly communicates with parents/guardians about academic progress and behavior to help promote a cooperative approach to helping students grow

  6. Regularly monitors student progress and adjusts instruction to meet individual needs

  7. Collaborates with department members and other colleagues to help improve both the student experience and instructional techniques

  8. Participates in building-wide activities to help promote a positive culture for both students and staff



  1. Helps students learn all appropriate state standards for their subject area as defined by the district-approved curriculum

  2. Responsible for creating instructional activities and lesson plans for all student days, including when the staff member is absent

  3. Modify lessons and activities, with the help of special education staff, to meet the needs of all students with IEPs

  4. Assess student learning and performance on a regular basis, providing feedback to both the student and their parent/guardian through our online portal

  5. Available outside of the school day to meet with colleges, administrators, students, and parents when required or requested to fulfill other job duties

  6. Maintain accurate and complete records regarding grades, attendance, progress, and behavior of students

  7. Is knowledgeable of and actively works to uphold and enforce school board policies, administrative procedures, and school rules

  8. Regularly checks email and other methods of correspondence to ensure knowledge is up to date and the lines of communication remain open

  9. Attend additional training, both in building and out, as needed to stay up to date and current on instructional best practices, behavior management techniques, and content-specific items

  10. Regularly demonstrate a growth mindset for both students and staff

  11. Take creative risks to help students learn more effectively

  12. Maintain a positive and professional approach when interacting with students, parents, community, and other staff


**This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonable, related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management.