6th Grade Teacher

It is the policy of Norfolk 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:  6th Grade Teacher 


  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Valid Nebraska Certificate with appropriate endorsement in subject area
  • Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate
  • Successfully pass district background check

REPORTS TO:  Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:  Building Administrator

JOB GOAL: To organize and foster a collaborative environment which effectively facilitates student learning, increases interpersonal communication skills, develops a deeper appreciation of culture and heritage, and reinforces respect for self, property and others.  The classroom teacher is expected to be a positive role model and assist students in his/her development as a productive citizen and responsible adult.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Nine-month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the district’s Personnel Evaluation Policy.


  • Consistent and punctual “on site” attendance at the worksite is an essential job function
  • Implements Board policy regarding education philosophy/curriculum under the direction of the administration through planning, organizing, managing, interacting with students; establishing rapport with students, staff, parents and community, and continuing professional development
  • Effectively utilizes the district Instructional Model
  • Implements the disciplinary procedures of the district
  • Implements instructional elementary practices and applies elementary teaching philosophy to the educational environment.
  • Supervises behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well being of the students and staff
  • Keeps accurate records of attendance, absences and tardies
  • Collaborates with others in a Professional Learning Community
  • Uses an appropriate variety of instructional strategies
  • Makes effective use of audio-visual materials and aids
  • Communicates positive support of students in their educational development
  • Recognizes the exemplary influence of the educator over the student
  • Relates with staff, parents and community stakeholders through positive professional cooperation
  • Supervises hallways, cafeteria, study halls, and other assignments on a scheduled basis as directed


  • Student behavior does not detract from the effective learning climate in the classroom
  • Teacher exhibits patience, openness, and concern in dealing with students
  • Rapport within and outside the classroom evidences mutual respect between the students and teacher
  • Teacher exhibits tact and self-control in dealing with parents
  • Teacher accepts feedback from administrators with self reflection and a growth mindset


  • Periodically issues communication forms and grade reports
  • Suggests positive recommendations for the continuing review and development of curriculum
  • Remains current with professional training and shows evidence of regular professional growth
  • Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings, PLC’s, and serves on educational committees
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Additional Information

Position to begin August, 2024

Please see our Salary Schedule (https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/)

View our video at https://youtu.be/1NB1fhu3fuo.

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 1112
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

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