MECHATRONICS TEACHERS (Grades 9-12)
MCMINN COUNTY SCHOOLS
Job Title: MECHATRONICS TEACHER Exemption Status: Exempt
Reports to: Principal, Vice Principal, CTE Instructional Supervisor
Date Revised: 05/01/2023
Dept./School: As Assigned
- Tennessee Occupational Practitioner Teaching License Endorsement 760
- Tennessee Endorsement 760 for the Manufacturing area of primary teaching assignment
- Meet requirements of state instructional standards
- Industry Certification in National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS), Siemens Mechatronic Systems (SMSCP) Level 1, or U.S Department of Labor Office Apprenticeship Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship program.
- Minimum High School Diploma
- 5 years related work experience within the last 10 years in the related field of instruction.
- 1 year of relevant work experience, completed within the last 10 years and an associate degree in manufacturing operations/technology.
- Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing operations/technology.
Examples of work-related experiences:
Computer aided drafting (CAD), electronic engineer, electronic semi-conductor processor, electronic technician, engineer, industrial maintenance, industrial production manager, machinist, numerical control machine tool programmer, plant manager.
Work with/report to Building Principal to perform the following responsibilities:
- If through licensure requirements the need to enroll in a state approved EPP program, the applicant will do so and complete all state required examinations within the first three years of employment.
- Determine, through student data, the level of prior knowledge. Then, provide a plan of instruction that meets individual needs, interests, and abilities of all students.
- Follow all accommodations and modifications deemed appropriate by an IEP, 504, or administrative agreement.
- Arrive to the campus punctually and remain present and engaged for all work hours as determined by principal.
- This position requires extra duties of providing leadership and advisement in CTSO extracurricular activities.
- Work with colleagues to establish and maintain a collaborative environment for planning, delivering, and reflecting on instruction and student data. Attend all building-level and district PLC’s.
- Maintain a classroom culture that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity of students. Set standards for appropriate behavior, communication, and mutual respect.
- Develop appropriate syllabi, lesson plans, pacing guides and provide evidence when requested.
- Facilitate learning for students using only Tennessee Curriculum Standards and curriculum that is vetted and approved by the McMinn Board of Education.
- Employ a variety of instructional techniques and technology for brick & mortar students as well as students who are remote learning, alternatively placed, or on homebound status.
- Monitor students’ progress toward mastery of standards via formative assessments and recognize accomplishments as appropriate and applicable.
- Protect and maintain students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Maintain and communicate accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, policy, and administrative regulation.
- Enforce and reinforce school policies and procedures.
- Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
- Strive to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Attend staff meetings, perform extra duties, actively lead and engage in related CTSO’s, and serve on committees as required.
- Maintain and commit to returning to continue educational requirements set-forth by Tennessee state department of licensure within the first three years of instruction.
Evaluation: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with evaluation procedures, policy, and regulations of the Tennessee Department of Education.
General Requirements: The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Electronical devices provided by school system, Personal computer; standard instructional equipment related to the program of study; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED),
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.