Elementary Teacher Job in Aspire Public Schools – Oakland, CA

Author - June 7, 2012

Description of Elementary Teacher Job

The Elementary Teacher provides a high quality instruction within a small school environment where every student is known and valued as an individual; serve students in grades K-5; uphold the mission and values of Aspire Public Schools and contribute to our goal that every student in California has access to a high quality public education.

Elementary Teacher Job Requirement:

  • Required knowledge, skills & abilities:
    • Knowledge of subject matter, including California State Standards and subject-specific frameworks
    • Knowledge of child cognitive development and various learning styles
    • Knowledge of assessments
    • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative student data
    • Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
    • Ability to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community
    • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve instructional practices
    • Computer and Internet search skills
  • Minimum educational level:
    • English Language Learner Authorization required
    • Bachelors degree
    • NCLB Highly Qualified
    • Valid California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential required
  • Experience required:
    • 1+ year working with students as a teacher, teacher intern, or teaching assistant preferred

Title     Elementary Teacher
Job Type     Regular
Part Time     No
School Year     2012-2013
School/Location     Aspire Millsmont Academy
City     Oakland
State     CA


  • Identify unique student needs and collaborate with team members to effectively address those needs.
  • Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief that every student will attend college.
  • Communicate regularly with students and their families about classroom activities and student progress.
  • Assess students regularly and analyze student results; refine and differentiate classroom instruction based on assessment data and student needs.
  • Actively participate in professional development activities, and work closely with lead teachers, principal, and instructional coaches.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve instructional practices throughout the school; share best practices.
  • Involve parents and guardians as partners in their students’ education.
  • Manage student behavior to ensure every student is fully engaged.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Maintain accurate student records including attendance.
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and classroom activities aligned with California State Standards and Aspire Instructional Guidelines.
  • Support the mission, vision, and core values of Aspire Public Schools.

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