JOB TITLE:  Teacher – Basic Education


Job posting closes to Internal applicants 9/27/2019


Job posting is Open Until Filled to External applicants


Applicants must be registered with ESS Subdesk


Position Dates: Approximately 10/31/2019 - 2/07/2020


Reports To:   Building Principal


Job Purpose Statement/s:  The position of Teacher – Basic Education is for the purpose/s of improving student success in academics or skills through implementing District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans; modeling the necessary skills to perform assignments; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. 


Essential Job Functions:



Other Job Functions: 



Job Requirements – Qualifications:


Experience Preferred:  Prior job related experience.


Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:


Skills in planning, developing, and implementing appropriate curriculum and assisting students in realizing success.  Effective communication skills with students, parents and other school personnel.


Knowledge of instructional theory and best practices, curriculum, state education code, state standards and district policies. 


Abilities to stand and walk for prolonged periods, perform a variety of specialized and responsible tasks, maintain records, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parent, other school personnel, meet schedule and deadlines.  Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception and accommodation field of vision.




Will have regular attendance at work and work activities. Will be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.


Education Required:  Bachelor’s Degree. Music endorsement required.


Licenses, Bonding and/or Testing Required:  Appropriate Teacher Standards and Practices Commission license, Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance, and valid driver's license and evidence of insurability.


The David Douglas School District welcomes applications from candidates that expand the District's diversity.


Multi-Cultural preferred.


Bi-Lingual candidate preferred. 


ESOL and/or Reading endorsement preferred.


Other:  First aid card and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.


Terms of Employment:  Salary and work year according to the current contract and school calendar.


Evaluation:  Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on Evaluation of Licensed Staff Personnel.



David Douglas School District Drug Testing and Criminal Background check

Per district policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a district required drug test and criminal background check.  David Douglas School District’s Human Resources will designate where and when the testing will be conducted.  The offer of employment will be withdrawn from candidates who test positive for drugs.