In an elementary learning environment, the EL lead teacher plans, organizes, and implements an appropriate instructional program and classroom operation that advances the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development of children within a safe, healthy learning environment.
Plans, prepares and delivers lesson plans and instructional materials and experiences that facilitate active and meaningful learning
Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and assessment that are in accordance with established practices and meet established learning objectives
Instructs and facilitates students’ use of learning materials and equipment
Demonstrates competency in the use of relevant technology and curriculum to support and differentiate instruction
Encourages and monitors individual student progress and uses information to adjust teaching strategies
Assists in students’ development of time management and organizational skills
Maintains accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
Actively participates in professional development, curriculum development, and class, grade, and level meetings
Effectively communicates necessary information regarding students’ progress to students, colleagues, and parents
Establishes an organized and prepared classroom including a logical physical set up and maintenance of documentation boards
Demonstrates a desire to improve by collaborating with colleagues and seeking feedback on teaching practices
Participates responsibly in regularly assigned duties including, but not limited to carpool, playground, and orderliness of shared areas
Participates in the life of the school by attending school sponsored activities
Performs all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others including colleagues, parents, administration
Proven ability to maintain complete confidentiality in all matters.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills including punctuality, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.
Diagnostic approach to teaching
Models standards of a professional educator
Knowledge and implementation of relevant technology