This standardized position description for Teacher is appropriate for every certificated teaching position at Nezperce Jt School District #302.|
Under the general supervision of the school principal, the Teacher develops lesson plans independently with the framework of approved curriculum standards, course outlines, texts, and guidelines. Long-range lesson plans are subject to general or spot review. Daily lesson plans and ongoing assessment practices are subject to review to evaluate adequacy. Classroom instruction and learning environment is subject to periodic audit to evaluate effectiveness.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Based upon knowledge of subject matter, associated skills, and experience in teaching the grade level(s) and/or specialization assigned, the Teacher plans, develops, and organizes long-range lesson plans and daily class work to ensure in-depth learning within the timeframe allotted to meet the course/curriculum content standards. Using teaching principles and best practices and standards-based instruction, the teacher instructs assigned subject(s) and grade level(s) in a classroom or lab setting.
The Teacher also fulfills the following:
•Selects, adapts, or modifies teaching methods or materials that experience indicates will be most effective in teaching the assigned grade level(s) and subject matter
• possesses a repertoire of strategies to accommodate the differentiated needs of learners
•Improves the quality of instruction based on subject matter taught
•May encourage students to develop skills in research, making maximum use of available/approved education resources.
•Maintains awareness of student progress through using formative and summative assessment results that inform practice
•Establishes classroom routines consistent with a healthy learning environment
•Communicates clear expectations for student success and behavior
•Integrates approved technology into instruction
•Collaborates with special education educators to meet individual learning requirements of each identified student
•Maintains individual and class records using the school information system(s) as appropriate
•Supports, counsels and motivates students to meet or exceed grade-level standards
•Draws on personal knowledge of the individual student’s personality, background, and interests when discussing learning issues, achievements, conduct in class, or any issues for which the student may seek the Teacher’s advice
•Encourages students to become involved in extracurricular activities as appropriate
•Refers serious and/or chronic behavior problems to the guidance counselor and/or principal in accordance with local policy and procedure
•Collaborates with other teachers, parents or guardians on matters affecting student learning
•Adheres to and when applicable implements safety and security procedures
•Contributes to creating a school climate conducive to learning, achievement and citizenship
•Participates in professional development opportunities as appropriate
•Participates in committee activities, as required, to review evaluate and develop educational materials to improve the educational program
•Participates in district or school-wide assessment programs, as required
•Informs school administration of education deficiencies, cricital issues, and emergencies
•May be required to supervise students in such venues as outside activities, lunchroom, and bus arrivals and departures
•May be assigned to serve as an advisor, sponsor, coach, chaperone, or consultant of extracurricular activities
•Performs other duties as assigned
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
The Teacher must respect the privacy and sensitivities of students and parents by controlling and restricting personal information within legal guidelines.
The Teacher is expected to respect and abide by the Code of Ethics for Idaho Professional Educators.
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