Employment Opportunities

Congress Elementary School (K-8 with a Title One PK4) is currently seeking teacher applications for the 2021-2022 school year.
Applications accepted through Friday, May 21, 2021.
Possible Hiring by School Board by Wednesday, June 9, 2021. 

Job Description:

  • Contributes to student learning, growth, and advancement.
  • Demonstrates academic competence in subject area(s), and displays an inclination for developing integrated and interdisciplinary work across the curriculum.
  • Maintains a growth mindset toward student learning, teaching practice, and personal/collective professional development.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of self-efficacy (agency); holds themselves accountable for learner outcomes and advocates for their students; works efficiently; and believes in their ability, the capability of their students, and themselves to succeed and excel.
  • Facilitates problem-solving, with a curious mind and critical thinking skills, showing a high degree of creative application in the implementation of data-driven curriculum and practice.
  • Serves as a role model and an innovative and creative learner with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, personal growth, and being on the cutting edge of instructional practice and pedagogy.
  • Collaborates effectively with a variety of stakeholder groups within the organization and with external partners to increase student performance and contribute to advancing the teaching and learning craft.
  • Looks beyond the walls of the classroom and demonstrates global competence and how their work will expand the impact of students’ work to their families and local and global communities.
  • Invests in the learners’ well-being, health, and safety, physically, socially, and emotionally.
  • Recognizes the relationship between social-emotional learning and academic performance, and aspires toward developing and teaching the whole child.
  • Designs and facilitates differentiated and personalized learning goals and activities that follow a coherent sequence, are aligned to instructional goals, and engage students in high-level cognitive activity.

On-Site Work Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, per the District Approved School Staff Calendar Hours for 2021-2022 School Year. 

Other Qualifications/Skills:

  • Knowledge of instructional methods appropriate for students at the respective grade level.
  • Desire and ability to work with students at the specified age level with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational goals.
  • Ability to organize tasks and manage time to meet many and varied deadlines; manage small and large groups of students in a classroom environment; and communicate effectively with students, parents, school administrators and other staff, including the ability to discuss topics which may be sensitive.
  • Working familiarity with assistive technologies; internet and email systems; and word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software.
  • Familiarity with computers (PC and Apple) and their use in instruction to enhance student learning.
  • Working knowledge of various office and video equipment.
  • Knowledge of educational software.


*We are always accepting applications. Please go to the District Forms/Publications tab for all applications and salary schedules.

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