JobID 3964 : Middle School Tech Design Teacher (#2094790)
Supervisor: Building Administrator
Contract Length: 190 days
Job Classification: Certified Teacher
FLSA Status: Exempt
In the Fort Dodge Community School District, we are professional, high-performing team players focused on delivering the best possible learning experience for each one of our 3700 students. We respect diversity, value integrity, reward competitively, celebrate success and support employee growth and development. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people as part of our Dodger family.
Under the general supervision of the Principal, facilitate student success and growth in academic and interpersonal skills by implementing district approved curriculum, documenting student progress and outcomes, addressing specific educational needs of individual students and creating a flexible, safe and optimal learning environment. Provide feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations and goals.All positions assigned 30 or more hours weekly (typically 6 hours daily) are eligible for a full benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance and paid leave.
Develops and administers middle school curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
Creates a welcoming and engaging learning environment for all students.
Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences.
Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.
Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by actively taking part in professional learning communities and other opportunities.
Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
Coordinates with other middle school professional staff members to evaluate and assess curriculum and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
Supervises students in activities that take place out of the classroom during the school day, including activities involving school transportation and lunch.
Administers standardized tests in accordance with district testing programs.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Reliable work attendance is required.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field applicable to middle school education.
License issued by Iowa BoEE for middle school teaching.
Qualified to teach all 5-8 grade students.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy enabling differentiation
Knowledge of middle school curriculum and concepts.
Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
Ability to use computer network system, techonology devices and software applications.
Ability to organize and coordinate work.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, coworkers and the greater community.
Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in indoor and outdoor environments.
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Fort Dodge Community School District is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.