Jan 13, 2024


  • TrulyHired
  • Granite Quarry, NC, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Purpose: To plan, organize, and present instruction and instructional environments, which help the student learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their education and social development.

Supervises: May coordinate and direct the activities of teacher assistants.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Major Function: Management of Instructional Time
The Teacher: has materials, supplies, and equipment for each lesson ready at the start of the lesson or instructional activity; gets the class started quickly; gets students on task quickly at the beginning of each lesson; maintains a high level of student time-on-task.

B. Major Function: Management of Student Behavior
The Teacher: has established a set rules and procedures that govern the handling of routine administrative matters; has established a set of rules and procedures that govern student verbal participation and talk during different types of activities-whole class instruction, small group instruction, etc; has established a set of rules and procedures that govern student movement in the classroom during different types of instructional and non-instructional activities; frequently monitors that behavior of all students during whole-class, small groups, and seat work activities and during transitions between instructional activities; stops inappropriate behavior promptly and consistently, yet maintain the dignity of the student.

C. Major Function: Instructional Presentation
The Teacher: Begins lesson or instructional activity with a review of previous materials; introduces the lesson or instructional activity and specific learning objectives when appropriate; speaks fluently and precisely; presents the lesson or instructional activity using concepts and language understandable to the students; provides relevant examples and demonstrations to illustrate concepts and skills; assigns tasks that students handle with a high rate of success; conducts lesson or instructional activity at a brisk pace, slowing presentations when necessary for student understanding but avoiding slowdowns; makes transitions between lessons and between instructional activities within lessons efficiently and smoothly; makes sure that the assignment is clear; summarizes the main point(s) of the lesson at the end of the lesson or instructional activity.

D. Major Function: Instructional Monitoring of Student Performance
The Teacher: Maintains clear, firm, and reasonable work and standards and due dates; circulates during class work to check all students' performance; routinely uses oral, written, and other work products to check students' progress; poses questions clearly and one at a time.

E. Major Function: Instructional Feedback
The Teacher: provides feedback on the correctness or incorrectness of in-class work to encourage student growth;regularly provides prompt feedback on assigned out-of-class work; affirms a correct oral response to appropriately, and moves on; provides sustaining feedback after an incorrect response or no response by probing, repeating the questions, giving a clue, or allowing more time.

F. Major Function: Facilitating Instruction
The Teacher: Has an instructional plan which is compatible with the school and system curricular goals; uses diagnostic information obtained from tests and other assessment procedures to develop and revise objectives and/or tasks; maintains accurate records to document student performance; has instructional plan that matches/aligns objectives, learning strategies, assessment, and student needs at the appropriate level of difficulty;
uses available human and material resources to support the instructional program.

G. Major Function: Interacting Within the Education Environment
The Teacher: Treats all students in a fair and equitable manner, interacts, effectively with students, co-workers, parents and community.

H. Major Function: Performing Non-Instructional Duties
The Teacher: Carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as need is perceived; adheres to establishedlaws, policies, rules, and regulation; follows a plan for professional development and demonstrates evidence of growth.

North Carolina ESL K-12 Licensure Preferred

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