Social Studies (6-12)
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
The civic teacher instructs students on important concepts and principles associated with American democracy and citizenship. To achieve professional success, Civics teacher must possess strong knowledge of subjects like U.S. history and the American judicial and political systems. They should also understand fundamental aspects of teaching, including curricula design and classroom instruction. The teacher also conducts the following skills.
Teach students the FLDOE Standards Create instructional resources for use in the classroom. Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities Create a positive educational climate for students to learn in. Meet course and school-wide student performance goals. Participate in ongoing training sessions. Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the year. Maintain grade books. Grade papers and perform other administrative duties as needed. Write grant proposals to gain funding for further research. Create projects designed to enhance lectures. Read and stay abreast of current topics in education. Create lesson plans. Utilize various curriculum resources. Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans. Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served. Develop incentives to keep participants in class. Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs. Utilize school and public library resources. Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met. Tutor students on an individual basis. Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities. Prepare and distribute required reports. Observe and evaluate student's performance. Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved disciplinary procedures.