JobID 1405 : 2020-2021 Dual Credit US History Teacher (#1994191)

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2020-2021 School Year

Job Title:       Dual Credit US HistoryTeacher                                                        
                                                           
Job Title:    Teacher    
Reports to:    Principal
Dept./School:    Lufkin High School

Primary Purpose:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Master's degree in US History or Master's degree with 18 hours in US History
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:
Dual Credit experience preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
1.    Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
2.    Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
3.    Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. 
4.    Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in

Individual Education Plans (IEP).
5.    Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
6.    Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development
7.    Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
8.    Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
9.    Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization
10.    Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
11.    Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
12.    Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
13.    Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
14.    Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

Communication
15.    Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development
16.    Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
17.    Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
18.    Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Customer Care Skills
19.    Provide professional communication with students, parents, community members, staff, and other professionals at all times.
20.    Use proper phone etiquette at all times, speaking slowly and clearly.  Take reliable messages, and route to the appropriate staff.
21.    Ensure superior customer care skills are used via eye contact, facial expressions, voice inflections, body language, and an attitude  of “going the extra mile” for others.
22.    Ensure all requests for information are dealt with in an appropriate timeframe.
23.    Create and maintain a welcoming, service-oriented environment toward all internal and external customers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)]
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

Posted By

Lufkin Independent School District

101 COTTON SQ, LUFKIN, TX 75904
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,517 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

16%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.01

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 9%

FTE

1,244

State Average: 558