History Teacher 2019-2020
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Economics, Geography, History - US, History - World, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Philosophy, Political Science/Government, Psychology, Religion, Social Studies (General), Sociology.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Job Title: History Teacher Contract Length: 192 day contract FLSA Status: Exempt Job Summary Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment to develop competencies in history and an understanding of the structure of history; to motivate each pupil to apply historical understanding and skills; to prepare each student to meet the Virginia SOL standards. Essential Duties Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations. Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school. Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, record results, and issue reports to inform parents of progress. Keeps attendance records. Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems. Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. Prompt and accurate with required records and reports. Uses instructional and planning time effectively. Assumes responsibility for care of materials, equipment, and facilities. Assumes responsibility for a neat, safe environment for students committed to his/her care. Demonstrates knowledge of the subject being taught. Uses out-of class assignments, when appropriate, to support the instructional objectives. Complies with school and school board policies and regulations. Other duties may be assigned. Job Specifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions. Working Conditions & Physical Requirements Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer; to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; and to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reach overhead. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are normally performed in a school/classroom environment. Duties may be occasionally performed on field trips away from school. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Clearance Criminal Justice Background check, Fingerprinting, TB Assessment Supervision Exercised: May include instructional assistants, volunteers, tutors. Supervision Received: Principal This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The applicant will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the Principal or appropriate administrator. Accomack County Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise, or change this job description and related duties at any time. The Accomack County School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, handicap, race, religion, color, or national origin in its employment practices.