Elementary Teacher

Date: March 1, 2023

Position Title: Elementary Teacher

Location: Slocum PK-8 Campus

Salary Range: Slocum ISD Salary Schedule

Length of Work Year: 10 months

Position Summary

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic

subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical,

and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function

successfully in society.

Position Requirements


 Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

 Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level


 Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


 One year student teaching or approved internship

Special Knowledge/Skills:

 Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

 Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

 Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

 Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


Instructional Strategies

 Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum

program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that

reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.

 Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials,

equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of

students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas

Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

 Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional


 Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for

special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education

Plans (IEP).

 Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and

methods according to district requirements.

 Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

 Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

 Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities

approved by the campus principal.

 Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

 Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical,

social, and emotional development of students.

 Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student


 Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials,

and facilities.

 Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

 Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.


 Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents,

students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

 Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

 Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

 Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Application Procedures

Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of credentials to:

Gina Kellum

Slocum ISD

5765 East State Hwy 294

Elkhart, TX 75839


Application Deadline

Until filled.

*Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national

origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected

status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination

or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

The district Title IX Coordinator is: Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent

5765 East St. Hwy 294

Elkhart, TX 75839

(903) 478-3624