Vicksburg-Warren School District ( learn more )

Vicksburg , MS ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902149
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description



JOB GOAL: To teach students in a manner that they can apply the knowledge and skill

required for College and Career Readiness in accordance with the Mississippi Framework and

Common Core Curriculum.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Students and their learning.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to students in a classroom, utilizing the course of study required by the Mississippi Frameworks and Common Core.
  • Implements the strategies outlined by the district.
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, cooperative learning, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’  progress and interpret the school program
  • Identifies student need and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with state/district guidelines
  • Supervises students in out of classroom activities during the day and on all field lessons
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state/district testing programs
  • Participates in Professional Learning Communities, faculty committees, and the sponsorship of student activities
  • Uses student data to guide instruction and professional development
  • Other duties as assigned




Bachelor’s  degree from an accredited college or university; Experience preferred but not required. Possession of (or eligible for) a valid regular Mississippi teaching certificate



187 Days


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Contact Information

    • Zena Keen
    • 1500 Mission
    • Vicksburg, Mississippi 39182

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