Elementary Teachers - Alternative Education (2020-2021 School Year)
Actively engages students of varying academic levels in meaningful learning experiences. Creates and maintains a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the ability level of the student. Plans a program of learning experiences that will assist in achieving SOL skill development and progression for students at the middle and secondary level. Understands and operates on the belief that all behavior is a result of an unmet need and can be improved through appropriate targeted instruction. Instructs students in SOL objectives commensurate with curriculum and pacing guides. Complies with and enforces school rules and school board policies and procedures. Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serves on committees as appropriate. Performs other school duties and assignments as appointed.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Humanizes instruction by planning a program of study that meets the individual needs of students. Secures and prepares instructional materials in advance and shows written evidence of preparation. Demonstrates knowledge of subject matter. Diagnoses and develops plans for the learning problems of students appropriate to the level of achievement. Refers students to specialists when deficiencies are detected or suspected. Implements all curriculum programs adopted system wide in a positive and efficient manner. Participates in curriculum development appropriate to assignment. Establishes clear objectives for all learning experiences and communicates these objectives to students. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with students. Makes use of a variety of resources, materials, and methods in an effort to improve the effectiveness of instruction. Speaks clearly using fluent and appropriate language in well-modulated tones. Evaluates pupil accomplishments on a regular basis. Exhibits interest in what is being taught and in the needs of the student. Confers with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis. Promptly and accurately handles routine matters involving reports, records and moneys. Takes all necessary precautions to protect and to maintain facilities, equipment, and materials. Emphasizes and enforces safety factors within the classroom, building, and throughout school property. Maintains a disciplined atmosphere appropriate to the teaching environment. Establishes reasonable classroom rules with consistent enforcement occurring in a positive way.