7th grade Reading Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by Oklahoma State Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Resident Teacher Certificate, Standard Professional Certificate I, Standard Professional Certificate II.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: English, Reading, Reading/Language Arts.
The certificate must be in 7th.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Reports to: Building Principal
Supervises: Assigned Paraprofessionals, Volunteers, and Students
Qualifications: Valid Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in Assigned Subject(s)
Job Goal: Provide exceptional instruction to assigned students while working within the established policies and procedures of the district.
Employment Terms: 10 month Contract
Generally - 7 Hour 20 Minute Day, Exclusive of a (30) Minute Duty Free Lunch
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Evaluation: Annually Pursuant to Oklahoma Law
Physical Demands: This is an overview intended for compliance with the ADA – it is not an exhaustive list of the duties to be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of a specific position.
Regular Requirements: Stand for extended periods; walk; twist at the
neck and trunk; bend and reach with hands and arms overhead,
above shoulder and horizontally; repetitive use of fingers and hands
to grasp and/or operate equipment and demonstrate lessons to
students; lift/move up to 15 pounds
Occasional Requirements: Lift/move up to 25 pounds,
ability to administer CPR
Visual Requirements: Close, color, peripheral, depth perception, ability to adjust focus
Hearing/Speaking Requirements: Adequate to exchange information
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Establishes and implements classroom procedures designed to maximize student learning in an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students. Prepares detailed weekly written lesson plans consistent with Oklahoma Academic Standards specifically designed to teach skills on course curriculum maps and timely submits plans to assigned principal. Complies with and fully implements all Individualized Education Plans and behavioral or academic interventions. Maintains a neat and orderly classroom, including the physical arrangement of the room, student records and materials. Handles routine classroom discipline fairly. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner. Attends and participates in all required meetings and conferences, including professional development and planning meetings and continually strives for professional growth. Maintains complete and accurate student records, including attendance, performance and discipline records. Provides professional and regular feedback to students and parents, ensuring compliance with all laws and district policies and procedures and communicates regularly with parents by means of notes, phone calls, conferences, and etc. Utilizes professional behavior in all school related interactions. Complies with all federal, state and local laws and board policies and procedures. Uses formative and summative data to guide instruction, plans for student interventions, and communicates progress to parents. Provides individualized and small group instruction, adapting the curriculum as needed. Provides a technology enriched environment to support student learning. Maintains availability to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day. Plans and coordinates the work of teacher assistants, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips. Collaborates with other professionals to enrich and improve students’ academic progress. Performs all other tasks as supervisor may assign.