District Mentor Teacher (Part-Time) (2020-2021SY)

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Start Date
08/17/2020
Position Areas
Academic Affairs
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Instructional Support
Instructional/Educational Coordination
Non-Instructional Support
Pupil Services

Description

District Mentor Teacher
 
 Position Type:
Certified – Part Time 
 
POSITION PURPOSE: Part-time District Mentors support beginning teachers and assist them in developing strategies for classroom management, implementing instructional strategies, and using targeted assessment.  District Mentors also support Induction teachers all aspects of their professional development by providing formal written feedback on areas of reinforcement and areas of refinement based on the SCTS 4.0 Rubric. Training will be provided for Part-time District Mentors on assignment, throughout the year, as they offer assistance and support for Induction teachers.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Support a maximum of 10 beginning teachers using the South Carolina Mentoring Model
  • Willingness and the ability to engage in non-evaluative assessment processes, including the ability to hold planning and reflective conversations with beginning teachers about their classroom practices
  • Engage in the Formative Evaluation Process with beginning teachers based on the South Carolina Teaching Standards and have the ability to communicate areas of reinforcement and refinement using the ADEPT 4.0 Rubric
  • Observe and/or meet weekly with each beginning teacher to provide suggestions and formative feedback
  • Complete all required record keeping prior to deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with beginning teachers and building Administrators
  • Participate in all required professional development activities
  • Communicate regularly with the District Lead Mentors/Mentoring Team
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Chief Administrative and Human Resources Officer, Personnel Director, District Lead Mentors, Superintendent or other district office administrator as designated by the Superintendent.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be retired from Beaufort County School District with knowledge of SCTS 4.0 Rubric and model of evaluation
  • Possess a valid (i.e. active) South Carolina educator certificate (Classroom-based teacher; Speech; Media Specialist; School Guidance Counselor)
  • Minimum of three (3) successful years teaching in South Carolina at the continuing-contract level
  • Completed mentor training in accordance with South Carolina guidelines to become a certified mentor
  • Has thorough knowledge of the South Carolina Teaching Standards based on the ADEPT 4.0 Rubric
  • Has a thorough knowledge of researched-based instructional strategies and effective student assessment based on the state’s academic standards for each discipline or content
  • A high level of competency in data-driven instructional decisions
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in application of technology
EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience as an effective South Carolina trained mentor (preferred)
  • Minimum of three (3) successful years teaching in South Carolina at the continuing-contract level
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
  1. Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job
  2. Sit, stand and walk for required periods of time
  3. Speak and hear
  4. Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision
  5. Communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication
  6. Reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers to handle objects and operate tools, technology equipment, computers, and/or controls
WORK PLACE EXPECTATIONS:
  1. Work effectively with and respond to diverse cultures or backgrounds.
  2. Demonstrate professionalism and appropriate judgment in behavior, speech, and dress in a neat, clean and professional manner for the assignment and work setting.
  3. Have regular and punctual attendance at all required meetings
  4. Follow all District policies, work procedures, and reasonable requests by the proper authorities.


REPORTS TO: Chief Administrative and Human Resources Officer, Personnel Director, and District Lead Mentors

DAYS PER YEAR: To Be Determined

SALARY CLASSIFICATION: Certified Part Time Hourly Rate

EMPLOYEE GROUP: Certified Part-Time Temp

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Must apply online by completing a "Certified" application and adding this specific job to your online application.

FLSA STATUS: Exempt
 

EMPLOYEE'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENT STATEMENT:

1. I have reviewed the above position description and understand its contents.

2. I am aware that my position description may be revised or updated at any time and once notified of changes, I remain responsible for knowledge of its contents.

3. I hereby certify that I possess the physical and mental ability to fulfill the essential functions of the above position with or without reasonable accommodation(s). If I require accommodation(s) in order to fulfill any or all of these functions, I agree to provide information to the District regarding the requested accommodation(s).

Employee's Name (Print): ___________________________________

Employee's Signature: ___________________________________

Date: __________________________
 
 
 

THE BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 

Posted By

Beaufort County School District

2900 Mink Point Blvd , Beaufort, SC 29901
 

At the following locations

DISTRICT OFFICE

2900 Mink Point Boulevard , Beaufort, SC 29902



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,949

State Average: $11,316

% ELL Students

16%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.08

State Average: 15.20

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 13%

FTE

2,586

State Average: 766