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  • Band/Choir/Orchestra Secondary Teacher

    Ogden City School District

    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
    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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