High School English Teacher

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English/Reading/Language Arts


*Signing Bonus- $2,500.00 for new hire to Lexington School District Two*

Requires certification in the area of English.

 Position Title:   High School Teacher 
 Department:      Instruction 
 Reports To:       Principal 
 Prepared By:    Stephanie Hucks, HRD Date: 05/10/2024
 Approved By:    Dr. Angela Cooper, CHRO Date: 05/10/2024

To help students learn subject matter and  skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties  may be assigned. 
Teaches District approved curriculum. 

  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.  Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students. 
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students. 
  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior. 
  • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals--establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects and the like to communicate these objectives to students. 
  • Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students. 
  • Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress  reports. 
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day. 

Supervises classroom and students.   

To perform this job successfully,  an individual must be  able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor of Arts degree.   

Valid South Carolina Secondary Teaching Certificate in the appropriate area(s). 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.   

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.   

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.   

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:  Ability to apply knowledge  of current research and theory to instructional programs; 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 and parents; skill in oral and written  communication.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of  this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   

While  performing  the  duties  of  this  job,  the  employee  is  frequently  required  to  stand  and  talk  or  hear  and  sometimes  walk  and  sit.  The  employee  from  time  to  time  may  be  required  to  lift  significant  amounts  of  weight  up  to  and  exceeding  25  lbs.  Such  requirements  would  include,  but  are  not  limited  to:  lifting  students,  some  of  whom  are  of  significant  weight  and  age,  and  may  also  include  lifting  items  such  as  wheelchairs  and  equipment.  While  performing  the  duties  of  this  job,  the  employee  may  occasionally  push  or  lift  up  to  50  lbs.  such as  boxes  of  books  and  AV/VCR  carts.    
The  employee  is  directly  responsible  for  safety,  well-being,  or  work  output  of  other  people.  Specific  vision  abilities  required  by  this  job  include  close  vision  such  as  to  read  handwritten  or  typed  material,  and  the  ability  to  adjust  focus.  The position requires  the  individual  to  meet  multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.   

The  work  environment  characteristics  described  here  are  representative  of  those  an  employee  encounters  while  performing  the  essential  functions  of  this  job.  Reasonable accommodations  may  be  made  to  enable  individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.  Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.    

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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Lexington County School District 02

715 Ninth Street , West Columbia, SC 29169

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Airport High School

715 Ninth Street , West Columbia, SC 29169