WPHS Culinary Arts Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Culinary Arts / Food Preparation.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
WPHS Culinary Arts Teacher Classification: Certified Terms of Employment: 10 Months, Licensed Employee Salary Schedule FLSA Status: Exempt Supervisor: Building Administration Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university and/or coursework or training in the career and technical education area related to Culinary Arts, minimum of two (2) years of verified, full-time work experience in the culinary field, Nevada teaching license issued by the Nevada Department of Education, certified or able to attain certification in relevant subject area(s).
Position Summary The teacher will implement into daily instruction appropriate educational curriculum based on the Nevada CTE Standards, site curriculum, and the course syllabi. He/She will provide an in-depth study of culinary skills needed for employment or a career in related fields.The teacher will create and maintain an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school and district programs and goals. This person will be expected to adhere to the WPCSD policies and procedures and report directly to the school site administrator.
Personal Qualities Embodies passion, persistence, grit, and strives for the just right balance of empathy and toughness. Exemplifies integrity in all interactions. Strives to abide by the qualities described in the SEL Pillars portion of the district’s World Class Relationships framework.
Professional Qualities Commitment in all professional responsibilities. Utilizes formative and summative data to inform and monitor decisions. Researches, models, and supports successful practices. Modell to colleagues in connection with timeliness and adherence to work expectations. Commitment to the district’s and school’s values. Demonstrates urgency in moving towards the vision of world class learning. Constantly champions the work of students and fellow staff in daily, intentional conversations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented. Administers appropriate district curriculum which is aligned with the Nevada CTE Standards. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects. Ensures the opportunity for all students to achieve high levels of rigor within each classroom in alignment with the college and career ready goals outlined in the District Performance Plan In a supportive learning environment. Encourages and stretches students--both in the individual and group setting--to achieve academically and conduct themselves with honor and dignity. Creates and maintains a positive, orderly, and academically focused learning condition in the instructional environment. Develops and implements the components of an effective lesson using research based practices, high leverage instructional strategies (NEPF), and school driven initiatives for excellent instruction. Ensure safety practices in a culinary classroom and kitchen laboratory. Analyzes student progress and provides appropriate intervention. Strategically provides opportunities for students to self-monitor their learning and to take actions based on that monitoring. Utilizes restorative practices combined with disciplinary practices, creating security in the classroom as a whole balanced with meeting students’ specific needs. Works professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and community. Effectively and strategically integrates technology into the instructional program to meet industry uses and standards. Participates in other job-related duties and activities related to the position as assigned.
Professional Expectations Demonstrate knowledge in the understanding of various culinary techniques and equipment. Demonstrate skills in the correct use and care of culinary tools and equipment. Demonstrate current knowledge of adolescent research and best practices. Models lifelong education by embracing adult learning personally. Engages in reflective behavior and collaborative practices designed to help improve us individually and collectively. Embraces the challenge of changing that which must be improved. Works cooperatively and proactively with students, parents, peers, administration, and community members, treating all with dignity and respect. Guides the learning process toward achievement of curriculum goals. Utilizes brain research and student discourse in each class period. Employs a variety of proven instructional techniques and strategies aligned with instructional objectives, in order to meet the needs of all students. Use at least two diverse instructional techniques in each class period. Demonstrates commitment as an active and contributing member in collaborative teams with other faculty and staff. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law and district policy. Utilizes the Rigor and Relevance Framework as it applies to curriculum and assessment. Communicates effectively both in writing and orally. Develops and uses multiple assessment strategies to assess students’ skills, thinking, knowledge, and progress, including assessments following guidelines established for our standards-referenced grading system (i.e. including type 1, type 2, and type 3 questions). Adheres to and exemplifies the WPCSD and WPHS mission, vision, values and goals. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the principal.