Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Jobs in Lebanon, TN at Lebanon Special School District

Title: Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Company: Lebanon Special School District

Location: Lebanon, TN

Job Title:
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
FLSA Status:
Reports To:
Principal/Pre-K Director
March 2018
Purpose of Job:
To give instruction to the students in the areas assigned by the Board, Director of Schools, and Principal and Pre-K Director.
Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned as needed.
General Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

Provide instruction to the students in the areas assigned by the Board, Director of Schools, Principal and Pre-K Director
Provide full, willing and helpful cooperation in carrying out all reasonable instructions or extra assignments which are given by the principal before, during and after the school day
Record accurately the number of students present and absent each day in the manner prescribed by the Board, Director of Schools, Principal and Pre-K Director
Follow the Tennessee curriculum standards and local course of study, to follow rules and regulations of the state and policies of the local Board, and to follow administrative procedures at the school and system level
Maintain positive relationships with the home, parent(s) and the community
Keep parent(s) duly informed of the child’s progress (through a variety of methods) and hold conference with parents and appropriate others as necessary
Responsible for reporting any reasonable suspicions related to a child’s health or welfare as a result of abuse or neglect to the appropriate state/community agency, as well as the principal and Pre-K Director
Abide by the Tennessee Teacher Code of Ethics
Participate in appropriate and required staff development sessions at the school and/or system level and for state Pre-K level
Follow the Pre-K rules and regulations, complying with all State Department child care policies and Department of Health policies
Follow the appropriate complaint/grievance process: report concern to the principal first, next to the Complaint Officer for the system, the Director of Schools, and finally to the Board
Report all accidents/injuries on the required form to the principal in a timely manner
Properly supervise students
Keep a current class record and submit it to the principal upon request and at the end of the year
Keep a complete cumulate record on each child
Maintain a clean, orderly, safe classroom
Administer appropriate assessments, record scores on cumulate records, interpret test scores as needed, and analyze assessment data in an effort to improve instruction and student learning
Plan, prepare, implement, assess instructional lessons that teach the standards and are appropriate for individual student needs
Maintain proper classroom and school order that supports student learning

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Project a positive image of the LSSD at all times
Keep information confidential concerning school business
Act in a professional manner at all times
Provide thirty days notice of resignation so that an appropriate replacement may be found
May operate a motor vehicle to conduct various work activities
Successful completion of Criminal Justice fingerprint/background process and drug screen
Appropriate Attendance Record
Dress neatly and appropriately, according to system staff dress code
Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

All teachers shall be licensed in accordance with state law and the regulations of the Tennessee Department of Education. Such license shall be on file in the Director of School’s Office prior to beginning employment (current license and Pre-K endorsement)
It is the responsibility of the employee to secure a certificate and to maintain its validity. When a teacher’s contract must be terminated because the teachers’ certificate has lapsed or otherwise becomes invalid, the Director of School shall immediately suspend the teacher without pay pending disposition of the matter. The teacher shall be notified of the reason for the suspension and given an opportunity for a hearing before the Board
All teachers shall demonstrate competency based on the current job assignment and performance standards as outlined in the appropriate state model for local evaluation
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Principal, Pre-K Director or Director of Schools may find appropriate and acceptable

Abilities/Physical Requirements
Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active light work in a classroom setting.
The Lebanon Special School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $48,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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