High School Social Studies Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Social Studies (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
JOB TITLE: High School Social Studies Teacher
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: High School Principal
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under direction of the school principal, plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students. Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure success for every student. Supervises students in a variety of school related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes. Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community. Develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices. Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs difficult professional work providing teaching services in a specialized subject or assigned group of subjects, motivating students to develop skill in assigned subject matters; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the school principal. This is light work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects, and some light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Work requires stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: Teaching specialized subject matter(s), motivating students to achieve maximum potential. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials. Translates lesson plans into learning experiences. Integrates subject area content and technology. Instructs students in area(s) of specialization and subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. Establishes and maintains standards of behavior. Adapts teaching materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students. Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions. Encourages students to think independently, develop and express original ideas. Evaluates students' progress, maintains appropriate records, prepares progress reports. Communicates with students, student counselors and parents through conferences and other means. Maintains professional competence through inservice education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials. Selects and requisitions books and instructional materials. Participates in curriculum development programs, faculty committees and student activity sponsorship as required. Performs related tasks as required.