Applicants must be licensed in a secondary subject area.  

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED.

 

PENDING TRANSFERS MAY ALTER THE LOCATION OF THE POSITION.  APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FROM THIS POSTING WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR RESULTING VACANCIES.

 

In accordance with local policies and regulations, the teacher shall be responsible for discharging the following duties:

I.             The teacher shall provide the humanizing of instruction in the classroom.  In order to

               accomplish this, the teacher should:

                                1.  Know the academic strengths and weaknesses of each student.

                                2.  Treat each student as an individual in accordance with the child’s needs.

                                3.  Understand and appreciate each student as an individual of worth.

                                4.  Help all students to recognize their potential, to develop their abilities, and to

                                     assume responsibility as members of the class.

  II.          The teacher shall provide for individual differences in the classroom.  To accomplish this,

                the teacher should:

                                1.  Provide different subject matter and learning experiences and have different

                                     achievement standards for individuals with different abilities.

                                2.  Provide opportunities for pupils to work independently on meaningful tasks

                                     that derive from and contribute to the planned activities of the class.

III.           The teacher shall make use of available instructional materials and other resources that

               are appropriate to the needs of the students.  To accomplish this, the teacher should

               supplement the textbook and make appropriate use of:        

                                1.  All SOL resources.

                                2.  Additional reading materials, such as library books and reference

                                     materials, magazines, and newspapers.

                                3.  Relevant technology to support instruction.

                                4.  Demonstrations, dramatizations, and other classroom activities.

                                5.  Field trips as approved by the Board.

                                6.  Cooperative learning.

                                7.  Resource persons and school-related youth organizations.

                                8.  Individual and group projects, in or out of the classroom setting.

IV.          The teacher shall organize learning activities to achieve specific objectives which should

               include:

                                1.  The development of needed skills.

                                2.  The understanding of specific concepts.

                                3.  The solution of meaningful problems.

                                4.  The development of wholesome attitudes.

V.            The teacher shall provide a favorable psychological environment for learning.  To

                accomplish this, the teacher should:

                                1.  Develop and use various techniques that require students to employ the

                                     higher cognitive processes as well as to demonstrate retention

                                     and comprehension.

                                2.  Encourage students to express their ideas in group discussions.

                                3.  Consider the needs of students in planning and conducting class activities.

               

VI.          The teacher shall evaluate the progress of students.  To accomplish this, the teacher

               should:

                                1.  Emphasize the application of knowledge to new situations.

                                2.  Include achievement in areas of instruction, habits of work, attitudes,

                                     personal traits, and group relationships.

                                3.  Communicate to all students the evaluation process.

                                4.  Submit grades on a six-weeks basis.

VII.         Other duties of teachers include:

                                1.  Attend promptly all meetings planned by the superintendent, the supervisory

                                     staff, and/or the principal.

                                2.  Prepare in writing a general plan for each day’s work in order to carry out an

                                     effective programof instruction.

                                3.  Notify the principal, or his/her designee, of any impending absence in time to

                                     procure a substitute before the beginning of the school day.

                                4.  Report to the principal any neglect or damage done to school property.

                                5.  Deposit all monies collected from students, with the principal or authorized

                                     designee, at a time designated by the principal.

                                6.  Keep an accurate record of student attendance.

                                7.  Notify librarians of all classroom equipment purchases and/or changes.

                                8.  Prepare carefully and promptly, such reports as may be requested by the

                                     principal, supervisors, and/or the superintendent.

                                9.  Advise and counsel students, making optimum use of personal pupil data.

                                10.  Supervise and control behavior of all students.

                                11.  Report all cases of suspected abuse to the principal.