Project Lead the Way Gateway STEM Teacher (SY2023-2024)
The Bartlesville School District is seeking dynamic and innovative teachers to fill three PLTW Gateway teaching positions. Two positions are available at Madison Middle School and one position is available at Central Middle School. The Bartlesville School District has been recognized as the only PLTW Distinguished District in Oklahoma for the last three years. Both Central Middle School and Madison Middle School have been recognized as PLTW Distinguished Schools for the last five years. Come join our nationally recognized PLTW team!
Bartlesville Public Schools Job Description
Position Title: Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Gateway STEM Teacher
Department: Teaching and Learning
Reports To: Site Administrator
Supervises Students, teacher assistants, and parent volunteers
Required: Bachelor’s degree and a valid Oklahoma teacher certificate
Summary: Plans and instructs students in Project Lead the Way Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) curriculum. Promotes social, physical, and intellectual growth in the subject matter and skills that will contribute to students’ overall development as mature, able, and responsible men and women. Maintains the skill and ability to communicate clearly, apply language, mathematical, reasoning skills, and knowledge of current educational research.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned)
Teaches Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Middle School Gateway STEM courses.
Attends required PLTW Gateway core curriculum and curriculum update training.
Attends all required Department of CareerTech training and meetings.
Completes all required Department of CareerTech reports.
Sponsors the Department of CareerTech Technology Student Association (TSA) organization.
Works well as a team with other PLTW secondary teachers.
Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
Prepares for classes assigned.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals, establishes clear objectives for all lesson units, projects, and activities, and communicates these objectives to students.
Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports as required.
Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
Is aware of students’ individual learning needs and provides appropriate accommodations and seeks the assistance of District specialists as required.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulations.
Works well with both supervisors and other members of the team.
Maintains consistent and punctual attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned by an administrator.
Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees, as required.
Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.