Integrated Math and Science Lead Teacher (#1113886)
Integrated Math and Science Lead Teacher PC 2367
Pay Grade: Per Instructional Salary Scale Period of Employment: 10 months FLSA Status: Exempt Supervised by and/or reports to: Principal(s)
General Responsibilities: Oversee the vertical curriculum for the Integrated Math/Science Program (IMS), grades 7 – 8; instruct the science portions of the IMS Program, grades 7 – 8 with potential to instruct Algebra 1 Integration. Essential Duties: (This list is intended solely as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude their addition if they are similar to or a logical extension of the position.) • Maintains professional self-behavior in such a manner that the profession, school district, and school are positively represented. • Provides care and supervision of students. • Demonstrates effective knowledge of and interaction with community and parents. • Demonstrates effective knowledge of and compliance with policies, regulations, and guidelines in meeting assigned duties. • Utilizes class space to create an environment conducive to learning. • Demonstrates effective knowledge and use of curriculum content (subject matter and skills) associated with the instructional assignment. • Demonstrates effective knowledge and use of instructional facilities, equipment, and materials. • Demonstrates effective knowledge of and interpersonal relationships with students as individuals and as groups. • Demonstrates effective professional relationships with peers and specialists. • Observes and evaluates student’s performance and development; maintain accurate and complete records. • Provides effective supervision of volunteers and paraprofessionals when applicable. • Works effectively with peer leaders, supervisors, and administrators. • Demonstrates effective classroom management skills. • Provides for sound and effective techniques of instruction. • Uses relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction. • Responds to parent inquiries in a timely manner. • Performs duties deemed necessary by the School Board and Superintendent for the efficient and successful operation of the school system. • Complies with all school laws, State Board of Education regulations, and all rules and regulations made by the School Board and Superintendent. • Attends all meetings called or approved by the Superintendent, Principal of Supervising Officer. • Learns the criteria for the evaluation of the Teacher, especially the areas of evaluation procedures, evaluation, steps and appeals. • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Building Principal. Lead Teacher Responsibilities • Writes components of the IMS curriculum to ensure vertical alignment in both math and science, grades 7 – 8. • Writes components of the IMS curriculum to ensure points of integration of math and science at each grade level 7 – 8, and to include engineering and/or project-based activities. • Supports co-teachers in effective and rigorous instruction at each grade level. • Incorporates use of innovative technologies such as but not limited to 3D printers, weather balloons, CAD, probe ware. • Encourages original research projects that may include authentic data collection, primary sources and presentation before authentic audiences. • Coordinates a selection process in conjunction with the Integrated Humanities (IH) personnel, and with the personnel at the feeder schools at grades 7 – 9. • Manages the IMS budget, and communicate projected budget requirements to the appropriate principal. • Plans, coordinates, and implements appropriate field experiences, which may include over-night travel. • Researches and guides preparation of materials for use in the IMS Program, to include teaching strategies, assessment and interpretation of assessment results. • Develop each individual student’s love of and competence in math and science to their fullest potentials
Requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Demonstrates effective knowledge of and is sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population. • Assume responsibility for continued personal and professional growth in the teaching field or in the field of teaching, as well as the improvement of the profession. • Assume responsibility for continued personal and professional growth in the teaching field or in the field of teaching, as well as the improvement of the profession. • Serves as a role model. • Strong foundational knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math content. • Solid understanding of the Virginia Standards of Learning for Science (required) and Math (preferred). • An understanding of formative/summative assessment and the ability to assist administrators and teachers in analyzing and interpreting data and aligning curriculum as it pertains to setting improvement goals and targets. • Solid experience and understanding of best teaching practices related to science (required) and math (preferred) instruction. • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with administrators and teachers to meet established goals.