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Position Location:  Merrimac Center
Endorsement Required:  High School Science

  • Demonstrates current, accurate, and comprehensive knowledge of topics covered in the curriculum and the state Standards of Learning.
  • Plans instruction which includes appropriate curriculum objectives, learning activities, and lesson plans for students and substitutes. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designated.
  • Uses current school and division data to plan instruction.
  • Selects and creates comprehensive materials and technological resources to meet students’ abilities and needs.
  • Prepares for classes as assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
  • Links present content/skills with past and future learning experiences.
  • Communicates key learning goals, concepts, and procedures to students in clear and appropriate manners.
  • Uses a variety of instructional strategies to promote active student learning that meets the needs of all students.
  • Incorporates and models appropriate use of technology to support instruction and student learning.
  • Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Provides opportunities for individual differences and equitable participation in learning.
  • Provides on-going and timely feedback to students and parents that encourages student progress.
  • Provides a variety of evaluation strategies that measures student achievement.
  • Maintains records of student performance and attendance. Uses evaluation results to make both daily and long-range instructional decisions.
  • Uses time efficiently and effectively.
  • Establishes and maintains rapport with students.
  • Makes the classroom environment as safe and conducive to learning as possible.
  • Maintains appropriate standards of behavior in a positive and constructive manner within the classroom.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor and practices ethical standards appropriate to the profession. Establishes positive and respectful relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and the community.
  • Participates in meaningful and continuous process of professional development.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Provides service to the profession and the school.
  • Maintains effective communication with parents and the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
  • Bachelor’s degree with appropriate certification for teaching assignment from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have or be eligible for a teacher license from the Virginia Department of Education.
  • Acts under the direction and advice of the building administrators within the guidelines of school division policy and Virginia Department of Education regulations.
  • Knowledge of VDOE and WJCC curriculum and techniques for integrating curriculum.
  • Ability to infuse technology into the curriculum.
  • Ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office, school based staff, students, parents and community.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and human relations skills.
Supervises students in school; may supervise activities of teacher assistant.
Performs duties under the supervision of the building administrators; receives instruction and support from Curriculum and/or Team Leaders.
Highly complex duties.  Must have high tolerance for change and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues.  Demanding schedule often includes meetings before and after school. Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The incumbent will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned by the principal or appropriate administrator.  WJCC Public Schools reserves the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time.
FLSA status:  Exempt Description revised:  March 1, 2014

Posted By

Williamsburg-James City County School District

P.O. Box 8781 117 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23187

At the following locations

Merrimac Center

Po Box 8783 117 Ironbound Road , Williamsburg, VA 23187