Jan 13, 2024

Middle School Teacher - ELAR 8th Grade

  • TrulyHired
  • Victoria, TX, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Contract Days: 187

Pay Grade: Teacher Pay Scale

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.



Bachelor's degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned

Letter of Acceptance from Educator Prep Program and Ability to Obtain Intern Certification Within One Year for Subject and Level Assigned

Special Knowledge/Skills:

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Capitalizes students' interests to engage students to become independent learners.

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of subjects assigned

Uses information about individual student to make learning more meaningful and relevant

Major Responsibilities and Duties: Instructional Strategies
Deliver the district curriculum Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students asigned. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP). Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements. Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Student Growth and Development
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal. Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Establish and maintain open of communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
Professional Growth and Development
Participate in professional development activities to improve job-related skills. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required. Participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. Completion of Medicaid/SHARS duties when determined necessary by the ARD committee.* Maintain the district established system for record-keeping and documenting all Medicaid/ SHARS services as they are provided, within the timelines established for the program and/or VISD Medicaid/SHARS operating procedures. * Follow all VISD Medicaid/SHARS operating procedures. * Completion of annual Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) training and complete RMTS Fairbanks surveys for "assigned random moment" no later than 24 hours after event. * * SE Resource/Inclusion teachers, and RISE teachers assignments only Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, moving of small equipment

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list ofall responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

The Victoria Independent School District does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sex, disability, or

age for admission, treatment, or participation in its educational programs, services and activities, or employment.

El distrito escolar de Victoria no discrimina contra ninguna persona por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad o edad de admisión,

tratamiento, o la participación en los programas educativos, servicios y actividades

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