Special Education/ Early Education Teacher (#263046)
Location: JNES Kotzebue
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor’s degree, Valid Alaska teaching certificate. 2. Experience with computers essential 3. Must be Highly Qualified in one core academic teaching area as defined by NCLB Legislation. 4. Multi-Subject teachers (other than elementary) must become Highly Qualified in each core academic taught within a reasonable time as allowed by the state and district. Under no circumstance can that time be more than 3 years. REPORTS TO: Principal JOB GOAL: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. ____________________________________________________________________________________ PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the time designated. 2. Plans and provides a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students. 3. Writes daily lesson plans that include objectives, and activities to support those objectives. 4. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students. 5. Demonstrates adequate control over student behavior. 6. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of district/site goals and established clear objectives for all lessons, units, and to communicate these objectives to students. 7. Employs a variety of instructional techniques consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. 8. Plans lessons that will reflect goals and objectives from the district curriculum guide. 9. The teacher selects, develops, and employs appropriate evaluative techniques with regard to impartiality consistency, and objectivity. 10. Diagnoses the learning abilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialist 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. Evaluates students a number of times to make an accurate appraisal at the end of the grading period. 14. 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. 15. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with other supervisors, evaluates their job performance. 16. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence. 17. Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required. 18. Complies with building and district policy. 19. Maintains a positive working relationship with the school staff and community. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the NWABSD Board of Education. EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board Policy.