Senior Naval Science Instructor ROTC
Days Per Year: 226
JOB TITLE: Senior Naval Science Instructor – High School
REPORTS TO: Principal
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt
PAY GRADE: Teacher Salary Scale
The Senior Naval Science Instructor is responsible for implementing the District instructional program and educational philosophy in the subject area or grade level designated in accordance with District goals, policies and procedures.
All employees of SISD are expected to act with integrity, support organizational goals, communicate in a clear and respectful manner, championing the needs of our students and drive continuous improvement.
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
- Valid Naval Education and Training Command certificate as a Naval Science Instructor for the Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps
- Prefer at least one year of instructing in the NJROTC program or as a NJROTC Area Manager.
- Knowledge of subjects assigned
- General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
- Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
- Teaches in accordance with the NJROTC program and District policies/regulations.
- Displays effective teaching practices in an effort to ensure optimum student learning.
- Teaches the NJROTC curriculum as provided by the Naval Education and Training Command.
- Uses time effectively.
- Chooses appropriate materials and activities.
- Presents subject matter clearly and interestingly.
- Coordinates and plans with team members.
- Administers the classroom to create an environment conducive to learning.
- Organizes procedures for effective classroom management.
- Organizes the assigned teaching area in an efficient, appealing manner.
- Provides flexibility for individual and group activities.
- Practices positive and corrective discipline techniques that help students gain self-control and responsibility for their actions.
- Maintains a positive, accepting attitude in working with students.
- Works individually with students in a tutorial setting.
- Cooperates with school personnel in providing for student welfare.
- Supervises behavior and safety of students in NJROTC classes and during school-related activities on and off campus.
- Works with counselors, administrators, parents and other staff members to place students in the most effective educational setting.
- Instruct students in school safety and emergency drill procedures.
- Participates in special activities and programs provided for students and parents.
- Cooperates with and supports the co-curricular activities provided for students.
- Participates in the co-curricular activities appropriate to the subject area or area of interest.
- Works with appropriate administrators and maintenance staff to ensure student safety in the classroom, hallways, laboratories and other school facilities.
- Initiates communications with parents.
- Inform parents of students’ progress.
- Makes parents aware if problems arise.
- Cooperates with appropriate record keeping system.
- Administers an appropriate record keeping system.
- Maintains accurate records for student evaluation and progress.
- Maintains accurate attendance records as required by building, District and state regulations.
- Maintains accurate records for all textbooks, materials and funds provided by the District and by the Navy.
- Maintains records of parent contacts, conferences, disciplinary measures and referrals to other school personnel.
- Meets required record keeping format and timelines effectively.
- Exemplifies professionalism in behavior and performance.
- Cooperates with staff and administrators, sharing work willingly.
- Works with team leaders and principal to benefit from evaluation by using strengths and improving areas of need.
- Exemplifies professionalism and creates a positive attitude toward the teaching profession.
- Promotes understanding of District programs and policies and creates a positive attitude toward the teaching profession.
- Remains current in education and the specific areas of instruction though literature, workshops, conferences, professional organizations and college courses.
- Adheres to the Texas Education Code of Ethics and supports the District philosophy.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: physical mobility, standing, prolonged sitting, some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling. Frequent district and occasional statewide travel; prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor and indoor work; exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather. Mental demands: Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations; ability to be effective in both oral and written communication; ability to maintain emotional control under stress.