Career Pathway Experience Vocational Classroom Teacher
Proper certification as required by the Mississippi Educator Licensure Department.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptabl
Career Pathway Experience
This is an “add on” endorsement that may be earned only by persons who hold a currently valid
secondary level occupational educator license. (Must have a 5 Year CTE Endorsement.)
A #917 endorsement allows a person to teach the following course:
990001 Career Pathway Experience
This endorsement requires the following:
Applicant must hold a currently valid secondary occupational Mississippi Educator License.
Applicant must validate technology competency during the first year of license by attaining the
established minimum score or higher on an assessment approved by the Mississippi Department of
Education (MDE). The assessment must be directly related to technology competency required by
the grade level and subject matter being taught. Approved assessments for this license are IC3 or
other approved MDE substitute.
Applicant must successfully complete a certification for an online learning workshop, module, or
course that is approved by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Applicant must successfully complete the CPE certification workshop, module, or course that is
approved by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Note: If the applicant meets all requirements listed above, that applicant will be issued a 917
endorsement—a five-year license. If the applicant does not meet all requirements, the applicant may be
issued a three-year endorsement (license), and all requirements stated above must be satisfied prior to
the ending date of that license.
REPORTS TO: Vocational Director
SUPERVISES: Assistant Teacher and Volunteers, if assigned.
JOB GOAL: To help students achieve a designated set of behavioral objectives that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
1. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the time designated.
2. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of students.
3. Prepare for classes assigned and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
4. Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior, and handle own minor discipline problems.
5. Employ instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives and have been proven by research to have a positive correlation with pupil learning, while avoiding those known to have negative correlations.
6. Strive to implement, by instruction and action, the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
7. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
8. Evaluate student programs on a regular basis and provide progress reports as required.
9. Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
10. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policy.
11. Make 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.
12. Attend and participate regularly in faculty meetings.
13. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives and methods.
14. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials, when requested.
15. Accept a share of responsibility for co-curricular activities, as assigned.
16. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
17. Establish and maintain cooperative relations with others.
18. Provide for own professional growth, especially in area of assignment through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
19. Make sure that relevant, quality instructions and assignments are provided for class and substitute teacher when absent.
Perform out-of-class duty when and where assigned with regularity.
Establish and utilize an advisory or craft committee for all phases of the program(s).
22. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Vocational Director.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the Board of Trustees.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.