Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Eligibility License, Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License, Statement of Eligibility.
The license position area must be in Biology/Life Science.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Essential Job Functions:
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
• Provides professional instruction and teaching utilizing data analysis effectively to a diverse population of students as appropriate to the specified course or discipline and academic level, e.g., general education students, advanced and remedial students, disabled students. • Adheres to established standards regarding curriculum delivery and requirements as established by the School District and applicable educational systems appropriate to the specified course of discipline. • Organizes and effectively communicates class/course objectives, standards, and requirements for successful achievement, e.g., syllabi, tests, specific tasks. • Provides guidance and assistance to students as needed in order to ensure appropriate assimilation of the course content in an effort to support student success and achievement. • Ensures all appropriate measures are in effect for special needs students. • Administers tests and conducts evaluation and grading as applicable to the students’ specific assignments. • Calculates student scores and grades and submits students’ final class/course grade(s). • Identifies and determines appropriate course of action necessary for the resolution of students’ academic issues and concerns. • Ensures professional growth as appropriate to instructional assignment. • Refers advanced disciplinary issues to appropriate staff/personnel. • Performs related duties as assigned
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
*Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. *Ability to effectively supervise Teaching Assistants engaged in carrying out departmental support functions. *Ability to effectively teach/supervise a group comprised of students engaged in carrying out classroom activities/functions. *Knowledge of business English and spelling; knowledge of basic math. *Considerable knowledge of academic content being delivered. *Skill in clearly communicating information both verbally and in writing. *Ability to operate basic office equipment, e.g., computer terminals, printers, copy machines, telephone systems, facsimile machines. *Ability to perform routine typing and basic computer operations, i.e., data entry, word processing and records retrieval. *Ability to access, operate and maintain various software applications; ability to read, update and maintain various records and files. *Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with departmental personnel, instructors, students, parents, and the community. *Ability to work independently to carry out assignments to completion. *Ability to perform duties with a professional and cooperative work ethic; ability to maintain confidentiality. *Ability to climb, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, sit and stand for long periods of time; walk; lift up to 25 pounds. *Ability to work flexible hours necessary for the efficient operation of the department. *Knowledge of basic School District work policies and guidelines; knowledge of departmental practices and procedures.