Earth Space Science/Biology High School Teacher
POSITION: Secondary Teacher
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Principal
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
EMPLOYMENT TERM: Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18-5-45; extended employment terms may be established by KCSBOE
SALARY: Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-2, in accordance with Kanawha County Teacher Salary Schedule, commensurate with experience and education level
EVALUATION: Performance in this position will be evaluated by the building principal/immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5310 and KCS G48A.
JOB SUMMARY: Provide appropriate instruction to secondary students and insure that the students meet the learning objectives and standards for the appropriate content and grade level.
• Appropriate certification required: Senior High, grades 9-12
• Responsible for implementing adopted and supplemental academic programs.
• Responsible for implementing 21ST Century technology skills.
• Responsible for planning and implementing collaborative model with special education students and teachers.
• May be responsible for planning & implementing designated co-curricular activities and/or programs at the school such as curricular fairs, awards programs and field trips
• Be accountable for individual student achievement.
• Responsible for planning and implementing personalized learning for all students.
• Strong working/communication skills with students, parents and peers.
• Willing to implement any other programs designated by principal for school improvement.
• Responsible for maintaining classroom control.
• Includes supervisory and/or other duties as assigned by Principal.
QUALIFICATIONS: Valid teaching certificate licensing the individual to teach in the specializations and grade levels, pursuant to WV Code §18A-3-2; Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate; Meet the qualifications outlined in WV Code §18A-3-2a.
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 to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.
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. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors with outdoor settings for recess and field trip activities. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB). Exceptions include gymnasiums as well as vocational/technical laboratories where the noise levels may be moderate to loud (60-90 dB).
The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.
In order to more quickly fill vacancies and facilitate communications between supervisors and applicants, the Human Resources Division will provide applicant telephone numbers to supervisors who have vacancies to be filled. The number listed on the application/bid sheet will be forwarded to the supervisor. If the supervisor is unable to reach a qualified applicant by phone to discuss the position, the applicant will be sent an e-mail advising him/her to contact the supervisor within 2 business days from the date of the e-mail. Failure to do so will be deemed a forfeiture of any right to be awarded the position. Persons receiving offers will have until the end of the following business day to accept or decline the offer. Failure to respond will be considered a rejection of the offer. All offers and acceptances of placement are subject to approval by the Superintendent and Board of Education. Please be reminded of the provisions of Board Policy G09, which provides that applicant data is confidential, but be made on an approved need-to-know basis.