Secondary Social Studies (RX) Teacher
? Plan and implement instruction consistent with the school approved curriculum for assigned subject areas. Reflect this in a written plan, co-created by the teacher, social worker, principal, parent/guardians, and any other interested parties in the student’s welfare. Update and revise the plan at least every other 9 weeks or more, as needed.
? Relate concepts and materials to the students and the objectives using state standards.
? Provide opportunities for academic achievement and success for all students.
? Hold high expectations for student learning which are realistic and appropriate.
? Teach skills for critical-thinking, problem solving, comprehension, decision making, and independent learning by students.
? Use a variety of reinforcement and motivational techniques to encourage positive behavior and academic achievement.
? Offer students alternative ways of achieving objectives and adjust instructional strategies based on the feedback from students.
? Hold students accountable for timely completion of assigned work.
? Provide homework that students can complete successfully between one-to-one sessions.
? Use the evaluation of student outcomes to measure the effectiveness of instruction.
? Develop tests which utilize a variety of strategies to assess the learning.
? Employ a variety of methods and materials that will provide a holistic approach to students learning academically, and emotionally.
? Provide culturally relevant resources and model for our student population.
? Submit progress reports as written in the program procedures manual to students, parent/guardians, principal, etc.
? Complete credit checks for students in advisory class and assist scheduling students into master schedule each semester/trimester.
? Facilitate Career Cruising and completion and/or updating the Education Development Plan (EDP) for advisory students.
? Use school reporting procedures to collect data, maintain student records, and report student progress.
? Maintain confidentiality for students in school related matters.
? Use a grading system that is consistent with the school assessment policy and which reflects the quality of student work.
? Establish a management system that communicates expectations, assignments, and work requirements.
? Teach educational program expectations and recognize and reinforce appropriate behavior.