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Elementary School Teacher - Grades 4-5 Highlands Elementary at Pittsburg Unified School District

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
6/3/2024
Contact
Danee' Zamora
9254732404
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Pay dependent on experience
Add'l Salary Info
$64,002 - $118,776 Annual Salary; $1,446.00 Masters stipend p/yr; $2,249.32 Doctorate stipend /yr PENDING RATIFICATION
Length of Work Year
185 Days
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD) is a K-12 district that serves the community of Pittsburg, California. The school system is committed to providing an excellent opportunity for all students to learn. PUSD is approximately 50 minutes from downtown San Francisco with a direct line on Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Pittsburg Unified School District serves more than 11,000 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. The District also provides our community with an outstanding public preschool program and award-winning adult education school (PAEC). The District Comprises: 8 Elementary Schools, 3 Junior High Schools, 1 Comprehensive High School, 1 Alternative Education High School, Adult Education, Independent study, Alternative learning experiences, and Early Childhood Education. The Pittsburg community values the quality of their school system and the opportunities provided to all children. We are thankful to our community and residents for supporting school bond measures and parcel taxes which help support the education of our scholars.

Job Summary

Job Summary

Credit for service outside the District shall be allowed on the salary schedule at a rate of (1) increment for one year of contracted teaching service at a State accredited school. There is no cap.

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   
PITTSBURG UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM TEACHER PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provides an educational program for pupils in grades K-5, or a combination thereof, and assists in other school programs as assigned. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, and music to pupils in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities. 2. Instructs pupils in citizenship, basic communication skill, and other general elements of the course of study specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. 3. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. 4. Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction. 5. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. 6. Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports. 7. Communicates with parents through a variety of means. Holds parent conferences when needed to discuss the individual pupil’s progress, and interpret the school program. 8. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff, members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, social hygiene, attitude, and learning problems. 9. Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers. 10. Maintains professional competence through participation in inservice education activities provided by the district and/or self-elected professional growth activities. 11. Performs necessary attendance accounting and business services. 12. Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies and maintains required inventory records. 13. Insures a comfortable room environment, through control of heating, lighting, and ventilation to the extent possible. 14. Shares equitably in supervising pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the normal working day. 15. Administers group standardized test in accordance with district testing program. 16. Shares in the sponsorship of student activities and participates in faculty committees. Attends faculty meetings for the purpose of disseminating information and formulating school policies and procedures. 17. Shares equitably in the supervision of student curricular and extra curricular activities. 18. Participates in faculty committees and faculty meetings for the purpose of disseminating information and formulating school policies and procedures. 19. Plans and coordinates the work of aides, teacher assistants, and other paraprofessionals when integrally related to areas of responsibility. 20. Complies with State education code and District board policy. 21. Performs other duties as may be assigned. ADMINISTRATIVE RELATIONSHIP: Under the immediate direction of the site administrator or designee. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Workyear: Teacher’s workyear Salary: Placement on teacher’s salary schedule Sick Leave: Ten (10) days yearly

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Valid appropriate California credential - **(OR C-19 Appeasement letter from credential program) Multiple Subject Valid California EL Authorization, Valid CA Driver's License Tests taken Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor. **C-19 Letter (If you have a pending credential through a credential program)

Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

  • Copy of Transcript (BA/BS degrees + (front and back of transcript))
  • Credential Copy
  • English Learner Authorization
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Test Results/Materials (CBEST(BSR)/CSETS)

    Valid appropriate California credential - **(OR C-19 Appeasement letter from credential program) Multiple Subject Valid California EL Authorization, Valid CA Driver's License Tests taken Letter of Interest Resume 3 current letters of recommendation dated within the last year. One must be from a prior Administrator or Supervisor. **C-19 Letter (If you have a pending credential through a credential program)

    Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

    • Copy of Transcript (BA/BS degrees + (front and back of transcript))
    • Credential Copy
    • English Learner Authorization
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume
    • Test Results/Materials (CBEST(BSR)/CSETS)

      Comments and Other Information

      Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

      Comments and Other Information


      Pittsburg Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This applies to all acts related to school activity or attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. School personnel are required to take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.