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Grade 1 Teacher - Ben Franklin Elementary
Grand Forks Public Schools

Date Posted May 4, 2021
Title Grade 1 Teacher - Ben Franklin Elementary
School / District Grand Forks Public Schools
Grand Forks, ND, United States
Department Ben Franklin Elementary
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Elementary Education

Position Vacancy for 2021-2022 School Year

Full-time Grade 1 Teacher positions available at Ben Franklin Elementary. Must have or be eligible for a North Dakota teaching license in Elementary Education.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

Meets assigned students at the times designated by the immediate supervisor.
Develops and maintains a classroom environment that reflects the teacher’s unique talents and skills and, at the same time, meets the district’s curriculum objectives within the limits of avail­able resources.
Prepares for assigned classes and provides re­quired documentation, preparation, and implemen­tation on request of the immediate supervisor.
Assists the administration in implementing poli­cies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules for behavior, and maintains order in a fair and just manner.
Provides an effective program of instruction based on the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. This should include, but are not limited to: 1)Review of previously taught material, as needed; 2) Presentation of new material; 3) Use of a variety of teaching materials and techniques.
Evaluation of student progress on a regular basis
Correlates individual instructional objectives with the philosophy, goals, and objectives stated for the district.
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Maintains records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Seeks assistance for students with special needs.
Attends and participates in faculty, department, and district meetings.
Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessional(s), student teacher(s), and/or volunteer(s).
Is accessible to students and parents for educa­tion related purposes outside the in-school workday, under reasonable terms.
Cooperates with other members of the staff and/or district personnel in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Establishes and maintains open lines of communi­cation with students and their parents concerning academic and behavioral progress.
Establishes and maintains cooperative relation­ships with other staff members.
Provides for professional growth through a contin­uous program of evaluation, reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning, complying with the Grand Forks Schools’ professional growth program.
Demonstrates effective oral and written communi­cation.
Utilizes and integrates technology in an efficient and effective manner to enhance the instructional program.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others.

Evaluation: By the Principal at least twice each year in the first three years of service (December 15 & April 15), and at least once each year thereafter (April 15).

Salary shown is based on 2019-2021 salary schedule. New salary to be determined per teacher negotiations.

External applicants are allowed to bring in up to 11 years of teaching experience.

A teaching contract is 188 days beginning August 23, 2021.

The New Teacher Workshop for all teachers new to the Grand Forks Public Schools will be held mid-August, dates to be determined.

Current Benefit information can be found at

The Teacher Negotiated Agreement can be viewed at

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Current GFPS paraprofessionals, substitute teachers, and resident teachers who are interested in applying must complete a regular Teacher Application.

Current GFPS contracted teachers: Current contracted teachers interested in transferring must complete an Internal Teacher Application. The Certified Voluntary Transfer and Reassignment Procedure can be found at This application includes sections to indicate your grade level and school preferences. When specific openings are determined your application will be considered based on your selected preferences.

Positions open until filled.

Primary Location
Ben Franklin Elementary School

Salary Range
$42,445.00 – $59,276.00 / Per Year

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