English Language Arts Teacher

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Start Date
08/03/2021
Position Areas
English/Reading/Language Arts

Description

 

Position Title:       Teacher
Department:         Instruction
Reports To:         Principal

 

SUMMARY:
Helps students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Other duties may be assigned.
     1.    Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
     2.    Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the student.
     3.    Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
     4.    Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
     5.    Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
     6.    Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and--in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all units, projects, and the like, to communicate these objectives to students.
     7.    Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
     8.    Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
     9.    Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
   10.    Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis and seeks the assistance of district specialists as required.
  11.     Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  12.     Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
  13.     Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  14.     Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  15.     Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals and volunteer(s), and evaluates their performance.
  16.     Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  17.     Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Students, paraprofessionals, aides, and volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  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.
 
 

Job Description
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EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Must be eligible for a valid Georgia teaching certificate.
 
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators, parents, staff, students, and the general public.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
 
REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete  variables.
 
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Valdosta Board of Education policies.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Georgia teaching certificate.
 
 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  
10 months.
 
EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the designated school administrator.

Posted By

Valdosta City School District

PO BOX 5407 , VALDOSTA, GA 31603
 

At the following locations

J. L. Newbern Middle School

PO BOX 5407 , VALDOSTA, GA 31603