Teacher - RTI (Behavior)
Job Title: Teacher – Response to Intervention Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Reports to: Campus Principal Pay Grade: TCH Contract Days: 187
Dept./School Assigned Campus Date: April, 2020
Implement the district coaching cycle on the assigned campus by observing, modeling lessons with students and teachers, and providing instructional feedback. Co-facilitate collaborative planning and monitor the alignment of instruction, assessment, and student outcomes to the district and state requirements. Collaborate with the Instructional Specialist to ensure fidelity of the curriculum across all grade levels; identify and select appropriate resources and targeted professional development. 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.
All employees of Cleveland ISD are expected to act with integrity, support organizational goals, demonstrate the ability to inspire, grow and motivate others, utilize feedback, drive for results and commit to championing the needs of our students and employees, and drive continuous improvement.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
General qualifications of a teacher as prescribed by the State Department of Education
Knowledge of instructional best practices in language arts
Knowledge of Sheltered Instruction
Knowledge of Balanced Literacy
Knowledgeable of state curriculum standards, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), College and Career Readiness Standards (CCMR), STAAR Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- At least two years teaching experience in the appropriate grade level(s)
- Experience creating and presenting professional development at the campus and/or district level
- Campus leadership experience preferred (team leader, grade level chair, department chair, etc.)
Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with provision of the Board’s policy on evaluation of professional personnel.
- 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.
- 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.
- Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
- Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
- Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
- Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.
- Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
- Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
- Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.
- Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
- Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
- Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
- Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
- Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
- Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
- Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
- Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
- Comply with all district and campus routines and regulations.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the building principal and the Superintendent of Schools.
- Compile and maintain records of instructional materials and supplies.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 20 pounds)
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress
Environment: Classroom, cafeteria, library, or other campus location. Occasional travel. A remote location in the event of a declared emergency, temporary closure, or closure.