Jan 13, 2024

JUNIOR HIGH TEACHER-6th Grade Math

  • TrulyHired
  • Santa Fe, TX, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

Primary Purpose: Promote student learning by providing responsive instruction that makes use of effective communication techniques, instructional strategies that actively engage students in the learning process, and timely, high-quality feedback which leads to improved student achievement and success.

Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Bachelor's degree from accredited university Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of subjects assigned General knowledge of curriculum and instruction Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: At least one year student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. 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. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
Student Growth and Development
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. 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. Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
Communication
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
Personal Growth and Development
Participate in staff 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 reports, records, and other documents required. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
General Duties
Display tolerance necessary for accepting supervision for and criticism of job performance. Work in harmony with supervisory, faculty, and peer personnel. Use professional information discreetly and judiciously Support and follow administrative and Board policy Represent the school system to the community in a positive, professional way. Maintain a sincere, friendly attitude toward patrons Perform other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Equipment Used:

Copier, calculator, computer, and printer

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing required. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.

Terms of Employment:

Work year established by the Board; salary according to current schedule.

Evaluation:

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually

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

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