Roswell Independent Schools

3rd Grade Teacher (2021-2022) SY (5673)

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Title3rd Grade Teacher (2021-2022) SY
Posting ID5673


Meet State Licensure Requirements.


A $44.00 background check is required upon offer of employment. A $125.00 license fee is required upon offer of employment.


Roswell Independent School District

Job Description




Reports To:  PRINCIPAL


General Job Description:

Under the supervision of the principal the Elementary teacher will provide guidance and instructional experiences that are academically and developmentally appropriate for each student assigned to that classroom as well as other programs as assigned.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Accurately demonstrate knowledge of the content area, approved curriculum and pedagogical skills.
  2. Demonstrating Knowledge of Students; Students’ interest and cultural heritage and Students’ special needs.
  3. Setting Instructional Outcomes; Suitability for diverse students, value, sequence, alignment, clarity and balance.
  4. Designing Coherent Instruction; Learning activities, instructional materials, resources and lesson & unit structure.
  5. Designing Student Assessments; Congruence with instructional outcomes and/or formative assessments.
  6. Creating and Environment of Respect and Rapport; Teacher interactions with students, including both words and actions.
  7. Establishing a Culture for Learning to include; Expectations for learning and achievement.
  8. Managing Classroom Procedures to include; Instructional groups, transitions, materials and supplies, and performance of classroom routines.
  9. Managing Student Behavior to include; Expectations, monitoring of student behavior and response to student misbehavior.
  10. Organizing Physical Space to include; Safety and accessibility and arrangement of furniture and use of physical resources.
  11. Communicating with Families or individuals; About the instructional program, about individual students and engagement of families in the instructional program.
  12. Communicating with Students to include; Expectations for learning for all students, directions for activities and explanations of content.
  13. Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques including; Quality of questions/prompts and student participation.
  14. Engaging Students in Learning to include; Grouping of students and structure and pacing.
  15. Using Assessment in Instruction to include; Monitoring of student learning, feedback to students and student self-assessment and monitoring of progress.
  16. Utilize student assessment techniques and procedures.
  17. Work productively with colleagues, parents, community members and administration.
  18. Utilize appropriate discipline strategies up to and including safely restraining students.
  19. May assist students with personal hygiene activities such as toileting and other personal care activities for students PreK to 2nd grade.
  20. Follow board policies and administrative rules and regulations.
  21. Take precautions to protect equipment, materials, and facilities.
  22. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by the school district, and report progress or lack thereof to parents in a timely manner.
  23. Attend and participate in faculty meetings.
  24. Complete duties (hall, bus, etc.) as assigned.
  25. Leave adequate preparations for a substitute.
  26. Use and apply appropriate conflict resolutions skills.
  27. Demonstrate public relations skills.
  28. Use diagnostic data to improve instructional programs.
  29. Select, use, and interpret evaluation data.
  30. Be available to parents, students, administration, and peers outside the school day, if needed.
  31. Report suspected child abuse and neglect.
  32. Supervise all students in their charge; to include field trips.
  33. Understand and apply learning theories
  34. Serve as a member of the SAT as needed.


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  1. Understand and participate in the development, use, and implementation of individualized education plans (IEP’s), individualized transition plans/SAT plans/504 plans, and Academic Improvement plans including making necessary modifications.  Come prepared with data, grades and all pertinent information to assist the team in decision making.
  2. Account for assigned equipment and materials, providing principal with inventory.
  3. Report unsafe or dangerous surfaces and/or conditions in hallways, restrooms, playgrounds, entrances, and classrooms.
  4. Maintain security for and administer state required assessments.
  5. Maintain confidentiality with sensitive matters.
  6. Be flexible and able to prioritize tasks.
  7. Report to work on time and work no less than 7.25 hours per day.
  8. Ability to deescalate students/parents; listening/visiting with them about their concerns prior to them meeting with administrators.
  9. Other tasks as may be deemed appropriate and necessary by your immediate supervisor.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

May supervise educational assistants, practicum students, student teachers, and high school civic leadership.



  1. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  2. Current New Mexico Teaching license with Endorsements appropriate for the position applying.
  3. Valid Drivers’ license and Car Insurance (if traveling from site to site)


Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, lifting and carrying (up to 40 pounds), climbing stairs, reaching, squatting, kneeling, having full mobility of fingers/hands, and moving light furniture may be required, unless ADA accommodations have been mutually agreed on and does not create an undue hardship upon the district.


Safety and Health:

Knowledge of universal hygiene precautions (blood borne pathogens, body fluids, etc.)


Equipment/Material Handled:

Must know how to properly operate, or be willing to learn to operate, multi-media equipment including current technology as needed.


Work Environment:

Must be able to work within various degrees of noise and temperature.  Interruptions of work are routine.  Flexibility and patience are required.  Must be self-motivated and able to complete job assignments without direct supervision.  After hours work may be required.  May make site visits when needed.  May work under stressful conditions on occasion.


Terms of Employment:

Salary and work year to be established by the Board.


Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$41,205.00 - $60,350.00 / Per Year
LocationValley View Elementary

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/14/2020

Job Contact

NameAnabel BorundaTitleHuman Resource Specialist