Family/Consumer Science Teacher
Norfolk Public Schools - Norfolk, NE

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REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree with endorsement in Family/Consumer Science

Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

REPORTS TO: Building Principal


JOB GOAL: Strive to improve public relations and to develop an open communication with students and parents of students enrolled in Family/Consumer Science. To organize and conduct a learning situation which will enable students to master appropriate levels of subject matter, skill in communication, an appreciation of our culture and heritage, and a respect for the rights of others. The classroom teacher shall make a positive contribution which will assist the student in his/her development as a mature, able and responsible adult.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Nine month year or as established by the Board of Education.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of administrative guidelines. Evaluated by building principal.

  • Performs all functions of classroom teacher
  • Develops, implements and evaluates curriculum in one or more of the following family/consumer science areas, depending on building and course assigned: foods and nutrition, child development and parenting, housing, creative textiles, consumer economics/adult living, clothing, teen parenting, occuptional skills, today's teen, a new you
  • Selects, prepares, demonstrates and supervises "lab" experiences for students
  • Teaches personal and equipment safety
  • Prepares and submits an annual budget for equipment for students
  • Maintains equipment, requests repairs and replacements
  • Collects lab fees
  • Involve advanced students in individualized projects
  • Promotes program to students, parents, colleagues and community
  • To compile and complete the required state reports
  • To attend and participate in workshops to become aware of new innovations and techniques in teaching and curriculum planning
  • To contact and visit with local business personnel for field trips and speakers
  • To provide worthwhile projects that connot be accomplished during the school year for students who desire more knowledge of family/consumer science related areas and occupations
OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory) :
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Skills in leadership, organization, problem solving, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Assessment and evaluation skills
  • Human relation skills
  • Visual and olfactory acuity - 2 years ago - save job - block
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