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Job Opening: Lamar Consolidated ISD

Teacher, Health Science, High School (2019-2020)

JOB STATUS:

UNTIL FILLED

POSTING DATE:

06/11/2019

POSTING NUMBER:

00004071

POSITION TITLE:

Teacher, Health Science, High School (2019-2020)

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Purpose: To facilitate the teaching and learning process within a positive learning environment so that students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for them to become responsible, contributing adults in a democratic society. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Instructional Management

  1. Plan a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
  2. Enhance the academic growth of students through the use of effective teaching practices as utilized in the instructional model.
  3. Guide the learning process towards the achievement of curriculum goals by establishing clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  4. Employ the instructional methods and resources that are most appropriate for meeting state objectives.
  5. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the location and at the time designated.
  6. Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
  7. Diagnose the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.

School/Organizational Improvement

  1. Attend staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  2. Counsel with colleagues, students and/or parents regarding student achievement and the instructional program.
  3. Accept a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities as assigned.

School/Organizational Climate

  1. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  2. Strive to implement the District’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
  3. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives and methods.

Personnel Management

  1. Maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner through reasonable rules and regulations.
  2. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s), and cooperatively with department heads and/or grade level leaders, evaluate their job performance.

Administrative and Fiscal/Facilities Management

  1. Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
  2. Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
  3. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board Policy.
  4. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Accept responsibility for professional growth through involvement in an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course work at institution of higher learning.
  2. Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or Superintendent.

School/Community Relations

  1. Make provisions for being available to students and parents for educationally related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  2. Attendance at work is an essential function.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise teacher aides and volunteers as assigned
  • Supervise students

EXPERIENCE:

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Valid Texas teacher certificate or teaching certificate from out of state appropriate for position
  • Must meet requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) for highly qualified teachers

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Effective communication skills/collaborative working style
  • Ability to exercise teaching practices
  • Expertise in one or more academic areas and/or developmental age group or population

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Working Conditions: Mental/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Ability to concentrate (detailed work), communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures and data; reason, understand verbal instructions, analyze, differentiate, read, coordinate district functions, compile, compute, instruct, maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds), pushing, reaching above shoulders, use of fingers, walking, standing, kneeling, repeated bending, sitting, climbing (stairs), balancing, stooping, crouching, pulling, pushing, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speech, visual acuity, distinguishing colors, outside and inside, temperature extremes, humidity extremes, noise, microwaves, slippery surfaces, uneven surfaces, sunlight exposure, working with hands in water, works around moving objects or vehicles, works alone, frequent prolonged or irregular hours.

APPLY TO:

The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

GROUP / GRADE:

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt; Reports To: Principal or Program Supervisor; Date Revised: October 2018

SALARY:

Teacher’s Salary Schedule

DAYS:

187

START DATE:

As set by the Board of Trustees