Jan 13, 2024

Teacher-Grade 8-Science-Temporary with Benefits-Available 11/29/2023

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  • Lexington, NC, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Teacher-Grade 8-Science-Temporary with Benefits-Available 11/29/2023

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For more information contact: Tenae Clodfelter at [email protected]

Title: Teacher

Reports to: Principal

Terms of Employment: 10 Months

Salary: Teacher Salary Schedule Plus Supplement

GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

To plan, organize, and present instruction and instructional environments which

help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their educational and social development in the 21st century.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

STANDARD I: Teachers Demonstrate Leadership

The Teacher:

Leads in the classroom by taking responsibility for all students' learning.

Demonstrates leadership in the school by working collaboratively with all school personnel to create a professional learning community.

Leads in the teaching profession by striving to improve the profession.

Advocates for schools and students by promoting positive change in policies and practices affecting student learning.

Demonstrates high ethical standards by upholding the code of Ethics and Standards for Professional Conduct.

STANDARD II: Teachers Establish a Respectful Environment for a Diverse

Population of Students

The Teacher:

Provides an environment in which each child has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults by encouraging a climate that is inviting, respectful, supportive, inclusive, and flexible.

Embraces diversity in the school community and in the world by demonstrating knowledge of diverse cultures.

Treats students as individuals by maintaining high expectations for all students; and by appreciating differences and valuing contributions.

Adapts teaching for the benefit of students with special needs by collaborating with specialists.

Works collaboratively with the families and significant adults in the lives of their students by improving communication and collaboration between the school and the home and community.

STANDARD III: Teachers Know the Content They Teach

The Teacher:

Aligns instruction with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.

Knows the content appropriate to teaching specialty by bringing a richness and depth of understanding to the classroom.

Recognizes the interconnectedness of content areas/discipline by knowing the links and vertical alignment of grade or subject taught.

Makes instruction relevant to students by incorporating 21st century life skills into teaching deliberately, strategically, and broadly.

STANDARD IV: Teachers Facilitate Learning for Their Students

The Teacher:

Knows the ways in which learning takes place and the appropriate levels of intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students by knowing how students think and learn.

Plans instruction appropriate for students by collaborating with colleagues and using a variety of data sources for planning.

Uses a variety of instruction methods by choosing methods and techniques that are most effective in meeting the needs of students.

Integrates and utilizes technology in instruction by knowing when and how to use technology to maximize student learning.

Helps students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by encouraging students to ask questions, think creatively, and draw conclusions.

Helps students work in teams and develop leadership qualities by teaching the importance of cooperation and collaboration.

Communicates effectively in ways that are clearly understood by students.

Uses a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned by using multiple indicators to evaluate student progress.

STANDARD V: Teachers Reflect on Their Practice

The Teacher:

Analyzes student learning by thinking systematically and critically about student learning.

Links professional growth to professional goals by participating in continued, high quality professional development that reflects a global view of educational practices.

Functions effectively in a complex, dynamic environment by understanding that change is constant.

STANDARD VI: Teachers Contribute to the Academic Success of Students

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related work as required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of fingering, hearing, talking, and repetitive motions. While performing the responsibility of this job the employee is regularly expected to stand and walk and sometimes has to stoop, kneel, or crouch.

Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted

as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.

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