Coeur d’Alene Tribal School ( learn more )

DeSmet , Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2878684
  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
  • Posted : December 29, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



Position Title: K-8 Teacher
Department: Tribal School
Supervisor: Principal/Superintendent
Funding: Federal Grant
Effective Date: Current Salary: Pay Scale

Position Summary
Implements instruction in basic concepts of elementary education within the scope and sequence
of the Tribal School's education program in an effective and efficient manner.

' Teams with other teachers in order to provide for the unique needs of elementary grade
' Effectively applies portfolio assessment measurements in a qualitative and quantitative
manner to determine student progress utilizing portfolio.
' Responsible for effectively mainstreaming students enrolled in special education services
' Responsible to teach skills and knowledge to each student assigned enabling them to
reach their fullest educational, physical, cultural, emotional and social potential, utilizing
courses of study adopted by the Tribal School Board and other appropriate learning
' Responsible for annual first day of school inventory and end of year inventory.
' Responsible for establishing and maintaining standards of pupil behavior for a productive
learning environment during class sessions, consistent with and respective of the Tribal
School mission, purpose, philosophy and discipline policies.
' Accepts and performs a fair share of the responsibilities necessary for the operation and
progress of the school.
' Evaluates each pupil's growth in knowledge and skills and assesses the accomplishments
on a regular basis and provides progress reports to administration and parents as required. r Responsible for maintaining student records, including attendance. Responsible for attending faculty, parent, curriculum committee, in-service, pow-wows,
graduation, and other meetings as required.
' Develops and conducts lesson plans specific to individual students and within the scope
of the adopted curricula one week prior to implementation.
' Selects and requests instructional materials and supplies and maintains records as
' Develops skills and knowledge required to meet the unique and special needs of our
tribal students; specifically, knowledge of tribal culture, history, and language and tribal
disciplinary practices.
. Infuses technology into all areas of the curriculum.
' Establishes and maintains a good rapport with parents/guardians, keeping documentation
of communication with them and how their input has been incorporated and/or responded
to in the classroom.

Responsible for orderly transition of all students to and from classroom, lunchroom, play
areas, library, restrooms, and buses.
other duties as assigned to promote quality Tribal School programming.

' Ability to work with behaviorally challenging students and willingness to learn and
master positive disciplinary practices required by the school.
' Knowledge of and successful experience mainstreaming students enrolled in special
education services.
' Ability to apply a variety of established assessment strategies and track student progress
using portfolio assessment.
' Willingness to learn about and apply teaching and classroom management strategies that
meet the unique needs of Native American students.
' Knowledge of or willingness to learn the curriculum resources
' Ability to write learning goals, objectives, and to write culturally sensitive lessons to
achieve the goals/objectives.
' Ability and willingness to attend training and travel as required by school
' Ability and willingness to participate in extra curricular activities as assigned by
' Knowledge of or willingness to learn the Coeur d'Alene language and incorporate into
the curriculum.
' Knowledge of and understanding how to achieve the Idaho State Standards using
approved curriculum.
' Ability to work and relate well with students, staff, family and community.
' Ability to perform the duties required in a consistent and proficient manner.
' Ability and willingness to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information.
' Must be in good health to meet the physical demands of the job, including morning recess
and lunch duty, as.well as, sitting, talking, hearing, standing, walking, and reaching with
hands and arms with reasonable accommodation for disabilities.
' Background and two years experience working successfully with Native American
students is preferred.
' Experience teaching reading and assessing to include the five critical elements.
' Ability to access and utilize technology as provided for educational practices and

Educational Requirements:
' Idaho State teaching certificate with an elementary endorsement.
To apply for this position, submit application and resume to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 408, Plummer, ID. 83851. For more information, contact HR at 208-686-1800
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Salary: $ 35,000 to $ 50,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Coeur d’Alene Tribal School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Corey Smith
    • 30 Moctleme Dr.
    • DeSmet, Idaho 83824

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