Utah State University

Elementary Teacher

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2020 12:11 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-3021
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Faculty
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
College
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Department
Edith Bowen School
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

Edith Bowen Laboratory School is currently hiring in Grades K-6 for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction, team teaching, supervision of undergraduate pre-service teachers
  • Establish student outcomes and plan daily activities to achieve them
  • Become familiar with student’s individualized plans and see that they are implemented
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students
  • Prepare materials and resources for class activities
  • Develop and demonstrate use of creative educational practices, techniques and strategies
  • Keep in contact with parents/guardians on a regular basis and report any incidents to the Director and individuals involved
  • Be involved in conducting and validating research
  • Cooperate with university, state, and local educational agencies in research and assessment
  • Support special projects and committee work
  • Mentor and supervise a student teacher as well as other practicum students
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of successful experience in elementary teaching for grades 2-6; or bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an early childhood endorsement for kindergarten/1st, plus 3 years of successful experience in elementary teaching
  • Experience with integrated instruction
  • Has or is able to obtain a Utah teaching license
  • Effective communication skills in working with children, parents, college students and professional colleagues
  • Familiarity with the State of Utah’s Core Curriculum and other state sponsored initiatives
  • Excellent teaching skills and commitment to serving students
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic educational environment
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable to program implementation and scheduling
  • Experience with the use of technology in instruction

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Master's degree in elementary education
  • Experience in supervising pre-service teachers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Education and training:  Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of training effects.
  • English Language:  Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
  • Human Behavior:  Knowledge of human behavior and performance, individual differences in ability, personality, and interest; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and effective disorders.
  • Speaking:  Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Problem solving:  Analyzes information and evaluates results to select the best solution and solve problems. 
  • Monitoring:  Measures performance of self; makes improvements and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Critical Thinker:  Uses logic and reasoning to identify solutions and approaches to problems.
  • Team Building:  Works to create a team-based environment.
  • Decision Making:  Makes coherent and appropriate decisions in a timely manner.
  • Customer Service:  Develop relationships that promote open communication.
  • Encourage Change Initiatives: Openly support and take action to find opportunities to help complete projects more quickly and effectively.

Core Characteristics:

  • Enjoy working with students and as a selfless member of a team
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Accountable
  • Commitment to ethical behavior
  • Dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Commitment to the improvement of USU
  • Detail oriented
  • Service oriented attitude with excellent customer service skills
  • Deductive reasoning, problem solving, and prioritizing skills

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

 

1. Resume/CV include 3 References to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

3. Teaching Philosophy to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Edith Bowen Laboratory School is a publicly chartered, university laboratory school within the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University.  There are approximately 358 students in grades Kindergarten through Sixth.  The school carries out its laboratory school mission through excellent partnerships with the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, other university departments, and local school districts.  These important partnerships provide clinical and practicum experiences for pre-service elementary education students, as well as a variety of students from other departments across campus, along with research opportunities for university faculty, graduate and under-graduate students, serving approximately 800 students each year.

 

Edith Bowen Laboratory was chosen as a Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School in 2016.  The school has also been ranked as the top Elementary and Charter School for the state of Utah. EBLS is known for programs such as place-based and project-based learning, response to intervention groups, and STEAM integration.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

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