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Teacher Elementary SY 24-25

Baltimore City Public Schools
retirement plan
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
200 East North Avenue (Show on map)
May 10, 2024

Plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students in grades 1 through 6. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities as required. Carries out a variety of student monitoring and supports activities.

Serves as general education classroom teacher (grades 1 through 6), or at the sixth grade in a middle school. Classes taught may be single or multi grade level, subject, skill, or specialty oriented. Performs duties within a team or departmental setting, or works independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to reading or computer technology labs.


Essential Functions



  • Assesses student abilities as related to desired educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Plans and implements appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate principles of learning, classroom organizational structures, and kind and level of materials which provide appropriate learning experiences for each student.
  • Develops, adapts, modifies, and individualizes educational materials, resources, techniques, methods, and strategies to meet the needs of students within the City Schools' curriculum framework.
  • Assumes direct responsibility for the development of appropriate behavior of students within the school setting by establishing and maintaining effective discipline and management procedures.
  • Manages the behavior of learners in instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process and assists and participates in management of student behavior in other parts of the school and school grounds.
  • Coordinates instructional activities and collaborates with other professional staff both school and non school-based, as required to maximize learning opportunities.
  • Manages allotted learning time to maximize student achievement.
  • Utilizes a variety of instructional materials and available multimedia and computer technology to enhance learning.
  • Requests assistance of and works with resource personnel as needed.
  • Works in a self-contained, team, departmental, itinerant capacity, or at field work site as assigned.
  • Participates in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned.
  • Continually assesses student achievement and maintains appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes.
  • Ensures continuous communication with parents or guardians, both written and oral, to keep them informed of a student(s) progress.
  • Provides age-appropriate communication with students on instructional expectations and keeps them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.
  • Assigns work to and oversees paraprofessionals and parent and student volunteers, if applicable.
  • Ensures classroom and/or instructional environment is attractive, healthful, safe, and conducive to learning and that materials are in good condition and accessible to students.
  • May serve at two or more schools or/in a regular basis if itinerant.
  • Supports or participates in school wide student activities and social events and approved fundraising activities.
  • Monitors student behavior in non-instructional areas as assigned or required and intervenes to control and modify disruptive behavior, reporting to administrator as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out school wide instructional or related activities.
  • May sponsor or coordinate extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and non-discrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.



Maximum Salary


102087.00

Minimum Salary


58895.00

Desired Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education or eligible for a conditional certification in Elementary Education (12 credits in math, 12 credits in science, 8 credits in English and 8 credits in history)
  • Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.
  • Valid standard professional teaching certificate in Elementary Education appropriate to the grade to be taught.
  • Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of grade level(s) or instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned
  • Knowledge of City Schools program of studies related to assignments and mission, goals, and organization as well as policies and procedures is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communications and human relations skills
  • Ability to select instructional planning, management, and evaluation procedures that relate to student needs and the demands of the instructional environment
  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs and utilize multimedia and computer technology effectively
  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with diverse groups of students, peers, and parents
  • Ability to move throughout the room to monitor students and check assignments with a variety of seating and desk organization



Full time or Part time


Full time

Additional Details


Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:



  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application


Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: http://www.baltimorecityschools.org

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) bargaining union.

This position is affiliated with the State Retirement Plan.




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