Vocal Music Teacher, Grades 5/6
Qualifications: Nebraska Teaching Certificate with proper endorsement
Compensation and Benefits:
Base Salary is Per 2022/23 Salary Schedule plus Annual Flat Salary Stipend
FPS values professional growth and supports a New Teacher Mentorship Program and Professional Learning Communities.
New Teachers are offered a one-time salary advance opportunity to increase their August paycheck. We want to assist in all ways possible through the transition into the teaching profession.
Paid Leave: 3 Personal Days; 10 Sick Days; 5 Bereavement Days; Civic Leave; and Professional Leave as determined by administrators. Certified staff also administer a Sick Leave Bank that all certified staff are eligible to join on an annual basis. Teachers who are parents or guardians of an FPS student can also use up to 3 sick days, per year, to attend FPS-sponsored activities for their child.
Retirement: FPS is a member of the Nebraska Public Employee Retirement System
FPS provides all certified team members long term disability, a $10,000 individual life insurance policy, and quarterly perfect attendance bonus opportunities.
Additional benefits offered at employee expense include: health, dental, and vision insurance, additional voluntary life insurance, tax-sheltered annuities (403b), flexible spending accounts, and supplemental policies via AFLAC and Colonial Life such as short term disability, accident insurance, group cancer insurance, and hospitalization/critical illness insurance.
Employment: 2022/23 School Year
Reports To: Building Administrator
Applications Will Be Accepted Through: Open Until Filled
Fremont Public Schools is a progressive Class A district that offers a competitive salary and benefit package along with opportunities to help you reach your greatest potential. Fremont, located just 25 minutes northwest of Omaha and 45 minutes north of Lincoln, offers a small town atmosphere and big city opportunities.
Application Procedure: For more information or to apply, visit fremonttigers.org. Click on Employment and follow application instructions. All positions subject to veterans preference. EOE
All positions are subject to veterans preference.
FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
It is the policy of Fremont Public Schools to not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies or other administered programs. Persons requiring accommodations to apply and/or be considered for positions are asked to make their request to the Superintendent.
JOB TITLE: Classroom Teacher
Nebraska Teaching Certificate with appropriate endorsement and level for content area and grade being taught.
Experience working with students, either during college training or from previous teaching.
Good human relations skills
Ability to work with students, staff, administration, and parents
Knowledge of subject area to be taught
Ability to plan lessons, teach to an objective, have the lesson at the correct level of difficulty, check for understanding during the lesson, and monitor and adjust the lesson as necessary
Knowledge of child development
Excellent skills in oral and written communication
Ability to operate a computer an an alphanumeric keyboard
REPORTS TO: Building Administrator
The essential functions of each employee’s position includes (1) regular, dependable in-person attendance on the job; (2) the ability to perform the identified tasks and to possess and utilize the identified knowledge, skills, and abilities and to perform the identified work activities; and (3) the ability to perform the physical requirements on their specific job description.
The teacher will need to know the curriculum which is to be taught, plan lessons which will result in the curriculum being taught, and include appropriate testing instruments which will test the intended and taught curriculum. The teacher will also be a part of a grade level team of teachers, or department, and will be part of a building instructional team.
Plan and deliver lessons which match the intended curriculum, and meet the needs of individual students as well.
Plan and deliver lessons which have objectives that are at the correct level of difficulty for the learners, and have specific objectives.
Instruct assigned students at the location and times designated.
Develop and maintain a classroom environment which is conducive to effective learning.
Monitor student progress and make appropriate adjustments in the teaching strategies.
Serve as a model for students.
Evaluate student performance, both with written tests and performance based assessments.
Collaborate with other teachers at grade level (or in the same subject) in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods that represent the desired outcomes for the curriculum and the essential learning skills for students.
Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct/activities, develop for the classroom reasonable rules for classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Supervise and participate in fire drills and other emergency preparedness programs.
Follow the policies, regulations, procedures, and expectations established by the Board and administration.
Maintain accurate and complete records of attendance, absences, tardies, and other information as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Attend staff meetings, conduct parent/teacher conferences, and participate on committees as required.
Participate in professional growth through an ongoing program of workshops, seminars, conferences, inservices, and/or advance course work at institutions of higher learning.
Complete special projects and perform other responsibilities and miscellaneous duties as assigned.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory): Skillful in planning, assessment, and adjusting lessons. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrate effective conflict management, problem solving, evaluation, organizational, and decision-making skills.
Inside – Outside – Both: Both
Climatic Environment: Primary work environment is a heated classroom and building. Air conditioning depends upon building assignment.
Hazards: Exposure to communicable diseases, classroom, building, furniture, and equipment.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants can apply online at fremonttigers.org. Click on ‘Employment’ and follow application instructions.