Visual Arts Teacher - PMSA

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Start Date
07/01/2020

Description

PROVISO MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE ACADEMY
PROVISO TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS DISTRICT #209

POSITION JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:          Visual Arts Teacher - PMSA
REPORTS TO:               Division Head
                                       Building Principal

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Experience or Training
Valid Illinois Professional Educators License with endorsement in Visual Arts (Grades 9-12)
Must be adept at teaching high-level rigorous Visual Arts courses

Desired Experience or Training
Master’s Degree; Previous high school teaching experience
Previous experience teaching International Baccalaureate (IB) courses
Previous experience teaching Advanced Placement (AP) courses
Multiple endorsements/licenses:  (Grades 9-12)
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
INSTRUCTIONAL METHOD
  1. Teach to prescribed outcomes and goals
  2. Use instructional methods that improve student achievement
  3. Assign and evaluate appropriate student work
  4. Involve students in learning
  5. Make effective use of entire class period
  6. Use appropriate school support and resource materials
  7. Convey to students learning goals and the importance of material learned
  8. Be clear in explanations and directions
  9.  Provide continuity in learning activities
  10. Challenge students by using appropriate questioning strategies
  11. Speak clearly, audibly, and fluently
  12. Adjust the teaching pace to assure maximum student understanding
  13. Provide appropriate remedial and/or enrichment material whenever necessary
  14. Communicate high expectations for student performance
INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING
  1. Establish a positive and safe learning environment
  2. Revise lesson plans as needed
  3. Plan instructional examples, illustrations, and time for questions into lessons
  4. Address different styles of learning by employing a variety of instructional techniques and materials
  5. Be creative and innovative in the use of curricular and instructional materials
SUBJECT MATTER
  1. Demonstrate command of subject areas crucial to instructional effectiveness
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary instructional research related to the subject area and to the teaching of diverse students
  3. Remain current in the assigned content area and in the profession
  4. Demonstrate enthusiasm about subject matter
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES
  1. Develop, communicate, and enforce a set of classroom rules, policies, procedures, and expectations which are consistent with school and department policies and with learning outcomes
  2. Monitor student behavior for compliance with classroom rules
  3. Reinforce/reward appropriate social and academic behavior
  4. Respond to behavior problems quickly and appropriately
  5. Have necessary material and equipment available and ensure their appropriate use and care
  6. Provide and distribute necessary classroom materials in an orderly and efficient manner
  7. Interact with students in ways which are respectful and friendly, and which reflect an understanding of cultural differences
  8. Provide students feedback on their knowledge and skill
  9. Use effective methods to manage student behavior
PROFESSIONALLY RELATED COMPETENCIES
  1. Participate in review and updating of curricular programs
  2. Perform promptly the responsibilities stipulated in Board of Education policies and administrative procedures
  3. Adhere to all personal absences procedures and provides appropriate plans and materials for use by the substitute
  4. Model and enforce classroom and school rules, policies, and procedures; exemplify the district’s mission and beliefs
  5. Be punctual in arrival times to the building, to classes, and to meetings
  6. Report promptly student behavior, attendance, and performance to family or guardians and when necessary, refer students to appropriate school personnel; stay in regular communications with parents.
  7. Cooperate with other educational personnel
  8. Implement recommendations made in the evaluation and supervisory process

Posted By

Proviso Twp. High School District 209

8601 Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, IL 60130-2532
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$19,551 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students

11%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

20.66

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

18%

State Average: 15%

FTE

326

State Average: 246