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Job ID: 171303

English Teacher

Date Posted Nov. 5, 2021
Title English Teacher
School / District
Forest, VA, United States
Department Bedford County Public Schools
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classroom Teacher
  • English / Reading / Language Arts

Job Summary
To provide appropriate instruction in subject areas and skill development that will contribute to the students’ development as mature, able and responsible citizens.

Essential Duties

Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at times designated.

Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

Creates a classroom environment that is conductive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.

Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request.

Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom decorum.

Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals by establishing clear objectives for all lessons.

Provides the students with a variety of instructional techniques.

Strives to implement the school system’s philosophy and goals.

Assesses the accomplishment of the students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.

Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.

Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by administrative regulations and policy.

Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.

Performs such other duties and assumes such other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.

Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

A valid Virginia teaching license in the area of teaching responsibility and successful student teaching or teaching experience is required. Must be able to provide satisfactory references of teaching performance and have completed appropriate testing requirements. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the School Board or Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity, hear and understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; to bend, stoop, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Teacher will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or appropriate administrator. Bedford County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Job Category : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
Location Description
Bedford County Public Schools offer educational services to more than 9,000 students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The district includes three high schools, three middle schools, thirteen elementary schools, Susie G. Gibson Science & Technology Center, and Bedford Connects Remote Learning. In addition, programs for preschool, alternative middle and high school, gifted, students with disabilities, and adult learning are also available.

BCPS Mission Statement:
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Contact Information
Adam Hazelwood
310 S Bridge St
Bedford, Virginia 245232706
Phone: (540) 586-1045 ×10247

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