Mid-Level / Secondary Teacher

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Description

Experience and Qualifications:
 

  1. Pennsylvania Secondary Teaching Certificate.
  2. Must have the ability to effectively solve problems in a professional manner.
  3. Ability to interact with students and staff in a manner that demonstrates respect and dignity.
  4. Act 34 Clearance, Act 151 Clearance, FBI Clearance (self-paid).
  5. Act 126 & Act 71 Certifications
  6. Drug Screening (self-paid).
  7. Letter of Interest, Resume and Application on District Website.
 
Goal:
 
  • To create a flexible secondary program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education, in accordance with each pupils ability; to establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Teach their certified subject area curriculum to pupils in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
 
  • Instruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
 
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
 
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
 
  • Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
 
  • Evaluate pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
 
  • Communicate with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
 
  • Identify pupil needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude and learning problems.
 
  • Create an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards and interest centers.
 
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
 
  • Participate cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines.
 
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids; maintain required inventory records.
 
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day. 
 
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program. 
 
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.   
 
  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.
 
Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands:
Physical Demands
  • Frequent walking, standing.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, twisting, reaching, and grasping.
  • Light lifting up to 20 pounds.
 
Sensory Abilities
  • Visual acuity to read correspondence and computer screens.

  • Auditory acuity; must be able to use telephone.

  • Ability to speak clearly and distinctly.
 
Temperament
  • Must be courteous and able to deal effectively with people.

  • Must be cooperative, congenial, and service oriented.

  • Ability to work with limited supervision.

  • Ability to be flexible.
 
Environment
  • Elementary/Secondary School
  • Travel to various locations within the school district and community.
 
 

Posted By

York City School District

York City School District Po Box 1927 , York, PA 17405
 

At the following locations

Administration Building

31 N. Pershing Avenue , York, PA 17401