The Teacher plans, designs, implements and assesses an appropriate instructional program in an elementary
environment that guides and encourages a diverse group of students at all levels to develop and fulfill their academic
potential. The Teacher designs learning experiences, monitors student progress and presents the information to parents,
develops assessments, creates and reinforces classroom expectations, works with school administration to prepare
students for a variety of assessments, and manages students outside the classroom, such as in school hallways, field
At the elementary level, the Teacher may be assigned to teach students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The
Teacher promotes healthy academic and social behaviors in children in a developmentally appropriate manner and
continues to positively reinforce these behaviors on a consistent basis. The Teacher also fosters independence through
the gradual release of responsibilities by allowing students to develop the skills to perform tasks without assistance.
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to
the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed
- Establishes a safe and supportive environment that is conducive to learning and enables each student to
demonstrate agency, ownership, and reflection.
- Designs and implements authentic and engaging learning experiences using the Virginia Standards of Learning,
LCPS curriculum, competencies, and strategies to maximize student achievement using a variety of tools and
- Personalizes instruction based upon the needs of students.
- Assesses student growth as related to educational goals, objectives, and outcomes.
- Adheres to LCPS Assessment and Grading policy and guidelines.
- Monitors and supports behavior of students in an instructional setting; assists and participates in management
of student behavior in other parts of the school, playgrounds, and during lunch.
- Works in a collaborative and supportive manner with colleagues, students, parents, and the community to
promote and support student learning.
- May direct the work of teacher assistants, student teachers, and volunteers to provide an effective learning
- Supports and actively participates in the school’s professional learning community to deepen the understanding
of curriculum, content, competencies, assessment, and the developmental needs of students.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
- Holds or eligible for a Virginia teaching license, with an endorsement in elementary
- Demonstrated knowledge of elementary content, curriculum, and methodology of effective teaching
- Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs
- Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with students, peers, administrators, and
- Demonstrated skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of
the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers
accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall
and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of
time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift,
carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Teacher Salary Scale
The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.
Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148