Careers At Lewiston Public Schools

Kindergarten Teacher (Montello Elementary School)

Department: Professional Staff
Location: Lewiston, ME

To Apply:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of reference
  • Gaps in employment
  • Teaching philosophy
  • Maine certification #020

Salary Range:  $36,300 - $73,928

SUMMARY:  To create a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary grade education, in accordance with each studentís ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.


Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.

Communicates regularly with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.

Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior to achieve an effective learning        atmosphere.

Identifies student needs and makes appropriate referrals and develops strategies for individual education plans working with the assistance of district specialists as appropriate.

Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes.

Plans and coordinates the work of ed. techs. and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.

Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.

Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays interest centers and exhibits of student's work.

Assesses and evaluates the accomplishments of studentsí academic and social growth and keeps appropriate records and provides progress reports as requested.


Supervises classroom and students and volunteers with assistance, advice and support from administration.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelors degree.


Valid Teaching Certificate.


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