Category: High School Teaching/Teacher
Date Posted: 4/13/2021
Location: East Central High School
Date of Availability: 2021-2022 School Year
Date Closing: 04/23/2021 / Until Filled
Job ID: 1578
East Central Independent School District
Job Announcement - April 13, 2021
Social Studies Teacher
The position of Social Studies Teacher will be available at East Central ISD for the 2021-2022 school year. All individuals (district employees included) who are interested in this position must apply online through Frontline via the district website. The deadline for submitting an application is 4:00 pm., April 23, 2021, or until the position is filled.
Position Function/Purpose: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Essential Job Functions:
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare social studies lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.
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 an 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 staff members 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.
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
Be a positive role model for students, support the mission of the school district.
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of Students.
Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the student handbook.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
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 physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.
NOTE: Not all applicants will be interviewed. Each applicant’s resume, application, and other available information will be considered in the screening process. Only those persons currently meeting all minimum requirements will be screened.
Valid Texas Teacher’s Certificate Social Studies 4-8; 6-12 or 7-12 or Generalist 4-8
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours. Frequent standing, walking, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Work inside may work outside; regular exposure to noise. Move Small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom or adaptive equipment. May be required to lift and position students with physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint, and assist non-ambulatory students. Exposure to biological hazards.
Period of Employment: 2021-2022 School Year
Salary: Based on the 2021-2022 Classroom Teacher Salary Scale
Superintendent of Schools
•An Equal Opportunity Employer•