Teacher, Special Education (CC, HQ-Math)
Tuscarora High School (Leesburg, VA) - Loudoun County Public Schools
Brief Description Manages student behavior, assesses and evaluates student achievement, and modifies instructional activities, as required.
Detailed Description Under general supervision of a principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements an instructional program and provides related educational services for students. Carries out a variety of student monitoring and controls activities; performs related duties as required or assigned.
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.
*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 schoolwide instructional or related activities as needed