POSITION TITLE: Teacher
SALARY GRADE: RT
CONTRACT LENGTH: Varies
JOB CODE: Varies
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal
JOB SUMMARY: Provides students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.
1. Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
2. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
3. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual differences.
4. Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
5. Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
6. Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to the students.
7. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided, and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
8. Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
9. Assess the accomplishments of the students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
10. Refer students for evaluation by district specialists as required.
11. Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
12. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
13. Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. Develop a reasonable rules of classroom behavior. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
14. Make provisions for being available to the students and to the parents for education-related purposes when required.
15. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluate their job performance.
16. Maintain and improve professional competence.
17. Participate in district staff development.
18. Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees.
19. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues.
20. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, and community members.
21. Maintain open communication with parents.
22. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.