Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Social Studies (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th.
JOB TITLE: Middle School Social Studies Teacher
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Middle School Principal
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under direction of the school principal, plans and provides for appropriate learning experiences for students. Provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure success for every student. Supervises students in a variety of school related settings. Monitors and evaluates student outcomes. Communicates and interacts with students, parents, staff and community. Develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices. Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: •Instructs students by lecturing, demonstrating, and using audiovisual aids and other materials to supplement presentations. •Prepares course objectives and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school. •Assigns lessons and corrects homework. •Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, record results, and issue reports to inform parents of progress. •Keeps attendance records. •Maintains discipline in classroom. •Meets with parents to discuss student progress and problems. •Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. •Performs related duties such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations, assisting pupils in selecting course of study, and counseling student in adjustment and academic problems. •Complies with school and school board policies and regulations. •Demonstrates professional growth. •Prompt and accurate with required records and reports. •Uses instructional and planning time effectively. •Assumes responsibility for care of materials, equipment, and facilities. •Assumes responsibility for a neat, safe environment for students committed to his/her care. •Demonstrates knowledge of the subject being taught. •Uses out-of-class assignments, when appropriate, to support the instructional objectives.