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Band/Choir/Orchestra Secondary Teacher
Ogden City School District


Date Posted Jan. 6, 2021
Title Band/Choir/Orchestra Secondary Teacher
School / District Ogden City School District
Ogden, UT, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Classroom Teacher

The teaching position will vary according to the school, subject, and/or grade being taught. However most school teacher jobs contain elements of each of these typical responsibilities including teaching, student management, administrative tasks and extracurricular activities. All employees agree to follow Board Policy, as well as abide by the rules of the District’s Procedural Manual and Common Contract.

General Purpose

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences – this may include explaining new ideas and unfamiliar concepts with authority, and in a clear and concise way so that students can understand
Develop schemes of work and lesson plans
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
Prepare classroom for class activities
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
Identify and select different instructional resources and methods to meet students’ varying needs
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
Use relevant technology to support instruction
Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments
Provide appropriate feedback on work
Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development
Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by law, district policies and school regulations
Prepare required reports on students and activities
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
Apply appropriate disciplinary measures where necessary
Participate in department and school meetings, parent meetings
Clearly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
Meet professional teacher education requirements of school, district, state
Single subject teaching credential or certification if teaching a specialized subject
State certification
Relevant teaching experience
Knowledge of relevant technology
Key Competencies:

Self motivation
High energy level
Verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
High work standards
Problem solving
Decision making
Organizing and planning
Learning orientation
Critical thinking
Stress tolerance
Flexibility and adaptability
Initiative
Creativity
Patience
Performance Responsibilities:

Be familiar with and abide by school district policies, and stay current in changes in such policies through procedures described by the Board
Establishes and fosters a cooperative working relationship with the staff of the building to which the teacher is assigned, as well as with other District personnel
Exercise mature and professional judgment in teaching and associations with staff and students
Demonstrates high standards of professionalism and ethical conduct
Maintains current certification in appropriate teaching areas
Teaches the District standards in the assigned area, utilizes effective planning for each day’s teaching/learning activities, clarifies goal and objectives of lessons and assignments, diagnoses and prescribes for student academic and effective strengths and weaknesses, evaluates student progress and achievement, and continually seeks to motivate students for the learning tasks at hand
Provides for reasonable care and safety of students who are assigned to them at all times – Responsible for the daily safekeeping of students in their charge; must have the ability to safely escort assigned students off school premises or otherwise manage students while in emergency situations – This includes following all appropriate crisis management protocol used by the District
Provides proper care and reasonable security for all District property in their custody
Seeks to establish a school climate, which will promote appropriate student discipline
Consistently supports and assists the building staff in maintaining order and discipline among students
Actively participates in Professional Learning Community discussions at grade and subject levels
Utilizes instructional materials and other educational resources in a competent and effective manner
Makes use of technology for instructional purposes as well as for record keeping, administrative and other non-instructional uses as may be required
Performs such other tasks and duties as assigned by the supervisor

Contact Information
Jessica Bennington
1950 Monroe Blvd
Ogden, Utah 84401


 
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