JobID 483 : Teachers Needed - All Subject Areas, Grades 9-12 (#353765)

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Job Goals
To assist the building Administrator by effectively educating students in conformity with the philosophy and policies adopted by the rules of the governing Board, State Board of Education, the provisions of law, directives of the building Administrator and sound administrative practice.  

Areas of Responsibility
Effectively utilize prior education and/or training, sound classroom management, technology, and the curriculum provided to successfully educate and graduate students.

Description
Specific duties Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Understand, accept, abide by, and advocate for the Life Skills High School’s philosophy and mission statement in all school activities
  • Has read and agreed to abide by the policies, directives, and guidelines as stated in all Life Skills High School manuals pertinent to the position
  • Teach all subjects following the Life Skills High School’s course of study or as assigned utilizing technology and varying teaching modalities
  • Plan and execute instructional lesson plans
  • Maintain a positive school environment through effective conflict resolution, collaboration, positive reinforcement, and educational leadership modeling
  • Maintain a clean and safe classroom environment, and discipline in an orderly fashion conducive to good learning
  • Motivate students to achieve their full attendance, academic, and behavioral goals, as well as other goals identified
  • Keep accurate records on each student such as grade books and progress reports, lesson plans, attendance records, and behavior/discipline records
  • Establish and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Maintain effective communication on an ongoing basis with students, parents, staff, school administration, and other stakeholders
  • Perform student home visits as needed
  • Prepare and administer all standardized tests as directed
  • Work with the teaching staff to improve standardized and proficiency testing results
  • Recognize opportunities for teachable moments with students
  • Exhibit sound judgment in all decision making matters
  • Use only forms or reporting records approved and /or adopted by the Life Skills High School
  • Gather, maintain, and submit all student information and forms in a professional and timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality concerning all student information and any professional matters
  • Utilize effective time management
  • Use computers and other technology provided to assist students
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities
  • Work in a professional and cooperative manner with others to achieve duties and responsibilities
  • Exhibit punctuality
  • Follow the dress code as stated in the employee manual
  • School activities — the teacher is required to attend and/ or participate in such other activities as directed by the Administrator such as: faculty meetings (before or after school hours), open houses, commencement exercises, chaperone student activities, provide guidance for students, participate in professional learning communities, study and help resolve school problems, and participate in the preparation of courses of study -- these activities demonstrate valuable support for the Life Skills High School
  • Act in accordance to the directives and assignments given by the Administrator
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree minimum, Master's degree preferred
  • Teaching certification/licensure in appropriate area
  • Meets state HQT requirements in appropriate area
  • Proficient in computer applications, including MS Office Suite, e-mail, and internet applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong content knowledge in one or more content areas;
  • Understands the community and student demographics
  • Understands or is willing to learn the RtI process
  • Understands state testing as well as state standards
  • Satisfactory completion of state required criminal history check and health tests
  • Physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds