Part Time Home Bound Educator

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Description

ICSD Human Resource Services

Certified Employee Job Description

 

 

 


 

Department: Special Programs             Date Prepared: 07/2022

 

Job Title: Homebound Educator

 

Classification (FLSA Status): Exempt

 

Lane/Salary Grade: Hourly

 

Location: ICSD

 

 


 

General Function:

Under the direction of the Director of Special Programs, the Homebound Educator is a resource for students that are temporarily unable to attend school due to an illness, surgery, or other event,  and helps to tutor and encourage students with their school work.  Works individually to reinforce instruction, monitor performance, and support learning. The Homebound Educator is the contact between the student and their teachers in the boundary schools. The Homebound Educator will pick up/ drop off work to the school on a regular basis. While the Homebound Educator will not be assigned as the teacher of record and will not issue credit to the students, the teacher will be required to have and maintain a Utah Teaching Certification.



 

Organizational Structure:

 

Job Title: Homebound Educator

 

Supervisor’s Title: Executive Director of Special Programs

 

Jobs Reporting to this Title:

 

Summary and Overall Objective:

Under the direction of the Director of Special Programs, the Homebound Educator is a resource for students that are temporarily unable to attend school due to an illness, surgery, or other event,  and helps to tutor and encourage students with their school work.  Works individually to reinforce instruction, monitor performance, and support learning. The Homebound Educator is the contact between the student and their teachers in the boundary schools. The Homebound Educator will pick up/ drop off work to the school on a regular basis. While the Homebound Educator will not be assigned as the teacher of record and will not issue credit to the students, the teacher will be required to have and maintain a Utah Teaching Certification.

 

Essential Functions Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with elementary and secondary school principals, counselors, teachers, and staff to provide needed services, strategies and interventions, to help improve the ability of homebound students to succeed in school.

  • Acts as a resource for students that are temporarily unable to attend school due to an illness, surgery, or other event,

  • Assists with scheduling meetings with parents to set up the accommodation plan and to determine how long the student will be needing services.  

  • Assists in filling out the accommodation plan and keeping it in the student’s file.

  • Maintains a weekly contact schedule with students and parents, and requires that parents be home during these weekly contact sessions.

  • Communicate student progress to parents

  • Communicates with teachers and utilizes the student information system to identify students in need of additional instructional support. Discusses assigned teaching area with classroom teacher to coordinate instructional efforts.

  • Coordinates with teachers to get assignments and monitor student’s completion of those assignments.

  • Works individually with students to reinforce instruction, monitor performance, and support learning.

  • Organize and share information through Google Suite

  • Communicates with school nurses and counselors concerning health, medical and safety needs for students and helps coordinate interventions

  • Visits homes or (hotel, motel, Care and Share, crisis center, etc.)

  • Provides individual instruction designed to meet individual needs and motivate students.

  • Presents subject matter to students, utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion, and supervised role playing. 

  • Plans, prepares, and develops various teaching aids. 

  • Supervises students in online programs and any assignments requiring the use of technology. 

  • Monitors student online and credit recovery work and provides support. 

  • Tracks student progress and reports progress using data and graphs. 

  • Completes a variety of paperwork to include incident reports to document inappropriate behavior.

  • Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere. 

  • Utilize computers and other technological classroom support equipment in student instruction. 

  • Devise and utilize techniques, which accurately measure pupil progress. 

  • Evaluate pupil’s academic and personal growth, keeping appropriate records

  • Communicate with parents through conferences and other means discussing academic and personal progress; interpret school programs. 

  • Communicate and cooperate with other professional staff in academic and personal growth areas. 

  • Demonstrate professional ethics as outlined by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. 

  • Conform to District policies including attendance, absences and evaluations. Attendance must be adequate to acceptably perform listed job functions. 

  • Create an effective learning environment 

  • Maintain professional competence through inservice education activities provided by the district and through self selected professional growth activities. 

  • Participate in faculty meetings and committees as needed. 

 

During times of state or district emergency, all employees may be required to perform additional duties that are not required on a normal basis in support of educational and operational priorities. e.g. Performs general cleaning and sanitizing of work areas, provides remote assistance to students and staff, and any other reasonable duty as needed.

 

This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

 

Teachers are expected to dress in good taste and be well groomed, befitting to members of a respected profession. Cleanliness of self and attire, neatness, and attractive grooming are stressed and expected. Teachers should always dress in a manner that professionally sets them apart from students. Exceptions to the dress limitations are school approved special events or activities.

 

Competencies (Knowledge, skills, abilities):

 
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English at a level required for successful job performance. 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical journals and legal documents. 

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents, community, and staff members.

  • Ability to effectively present information to parents, community, and students. 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out essential duties of this position. 

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems involving concrete variables situations. 

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs

  • Ability to plan and implement lessons based on grade level objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication.

 

Qualifications:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; and any licenses or certifications required. 

 

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or greater in Education and/or related field from four-year college or university.

 

Preferred Education and Job Related Experience: 

Experience working in a K-12 environment. 

 

Required Licenses and Certifications: 

Active Utah Professional Education Teaching License with proper endorsements authorizing areas assigned. ESL Endorsement would be beneficial.

 

Character

  • Iron County School District expects all employees to practice high standards of moral and ethical conduct which are consistent with the values taught in our schools. 

  • All employees are expected to be law abiding, ethical and honest; and demonstrate respect for the dignity of all students, colleagues, parents and members of the community. 

  • All employees are expected to adhere to all district policies while employed. 

 

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work Environment: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear. 

  • The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. 

  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. 

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: 

  • Personal computer

  • Classroom Technology Tools (i.e., projector, document camera, etc.) 

  • Copy machine

  • Cutting Boards

  • Lamination Machine

  • Specific tools related to subject Matter 

 

Possible Hazards: 

  • Contact with dissatisfied individuals

 

Expected Work Hours:

  • 0 - 28 Weekly

Travel Requirements: 

  • This job requires daily local travel, including to Parowan and Beryl. 




 

Terms of Employment: 

 

Part Time 190 Days

 

Job Evaluation:  

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.

 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Iron County School District is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, or otherwise as may be prohibited by federal and state law. 

 

 

Posted By

Iron County School District

2077 W Royal Hunte Dr , Cedar City, UT 84720
 

At the following locations

District Office West

2077 W ROYAL HUNTE DR , CEDAR CITY, UT 84720