High School Sign Language Teacher for the 2017-2018 School Year (#318155)

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Job Summary:   Under general supervision of a principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students. Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities, as required; carries out a variety of student monitoring and controls activities; performs related duties as required or assigned.

Positions covered by this specification serve general education classrooms. Classes taught may be single or multi-grade level, subject, skill or specialty oriented.  Incumbents usually perform duties within a team or departmental setting, but may work independently in a unique teaching specialty. Some positions are assigned to science labs or industrial arts/technology or other education labs where greater than average monitoring is required in order to diminish the chance of accidental injury to students.

Essential Functions:  

* Continually assess student achievement and maintain appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes * Plan and implement appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials, provide appropriate learning experiences, manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and available multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning * Manage the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure that the environment is conducive to the learning process, and assist and participate in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school grounds, or work site * Coordinate instructional activities with other professional staff, both school and nonschool-based, as required, to maximize learning opportunities * Participate in in-service and professional development activities and staff meetings, as required or assigned * Continually communicate with students on instructional expectations to keep them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations * Communicate with parents through conferences and other means * Collaborate with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out school wide instructional or related activities as needed

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned; knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent growth and development; knowledge of Spotsylvania County Schools (SCPS) curriculum related to assignments and School Division mission, goals, and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; skill in the use of multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning; ability to plan and implement lessons based on Division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents; skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.

STATE REQUIREMENTS/Qualifications:

Must have or be eligible for Virginia licensure with endorsement(s) required for teaching assignment(s).

  Salary:  This is a 10 month position; starting salary $41,500 (bachelor's degree).  Additional compensation awarded for credits earned toward advanced degrees.  New employees to Spotsylvania County will be compensated for up to 20 years of experience. 

How to Apply: Follow all instructions to complete a Licensed application

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Spotsylvania County Public Schools

8020 River Stone Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22407
 

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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,035 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.19

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

2,578

State Average: 801