3rd Grade Teacher

Website Hickory Bend


Glenwood, Illinois






QUALIFICATIONS: As set by state certification authorities


REPORTS TO: Principal


JOB FUNCTION: To lead students toward fulfillment of their potential for intellectual,

emotional, and psychological growth and maturation.




  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of all students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of all students.
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of all students using multiple methods and provides evidence of learning as required.
  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  • Collaborates with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions for protection and safety of students.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with others.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as necessary and desirable.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Understands the ADA, IDEA, and State mandates regarding student and parent due process.
  • Administer district at-risk programs as they relate to this job to provide for safe working and learning conditions, providing for both physical safety and environmentally safe conditions to work in and learn.
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of records, tests, and other items relating to students and staff.
  • Provide for the safety and security of any and all students should a dangerous situation arise.
  • Follows universal precautions in accordance with OSHA standards.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Principal and/or Superintendent.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary, fringe benefits and work year according to current



EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance 

with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of

Professional Personnel/negotiated agreement.


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