Middle Level Math (Grades 7-8)
Norfolk Public Schools - Norfolk, NE

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JOB TITLE: JUNIOR HIGH MATHEMATICS TEACHER

Full-time Part-time

Sedentary Light Medium Heavy Very Heavy

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college

Valid Nebraska Certificate with appropriate endorsement in subject area

Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience

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

REPORTS TO: Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM: Building Administrator

JOB GOAL: To organize and conduct a learning situation which will enable students to master appropriate levels of mathematics 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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This is a generalized job description. Specific math teaching assign­ment (General Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, etc.) may vary somewhat in essential functions and requirements. Applicants should be made aware of specific requirements prior to employment.

BASIC

* Implements Board policy regarding education philosophy/curriculum under the direction of the administration through planning, organizing, managing, interacting with students; establishing rapport with students, staff, parents and community, and continuing professional development.

FREQUENT

* Plans instructional objectives and activities consistent with curriculum guides

* Directs and supervises learning activities

* Implements the disciplinary procedures of the district

* Supervises behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well being of the students and staff

* Keeps accurate records of attendance, absences and tardies

* Uses an appropriate variety of instructional approaches

* Makes good use of audio-visual materials and aids

* Communicates a positive support of the students in their educational development

* Recognizes the exemplary influence of the educator over the student

* Relates with staff, parents and community through positive professional cooperation

* Supervises hallways, cafeteria, study halls and detention on a scheduled basis

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS

* Student behavior does not detract from the effective learning climate in the classroom

* Teacher exhibits patience, openness, and concern in dealing with students

* Rapport within and outside the classroom evidences mutual respect between the students and teacher

* Teacher exhibits tact and self-control in dealing with parents

* Teacher accepts suggestions from administrators without resentment

OCCASIONAL

* Periodically issues communication forms and grade reports

* Suggests positive recommendations for the continuing review and development of curriculum

* Remains current with professional training and shows evidence of regular professional growth

* Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings and serves on educational committees

* Assumes responsibility periodically for conferences with parents

* Recognizes the extra curriculum program as integral to the educational development of the child

* Performs other duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the appropriate administrator

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory) :

* Effective oral and written communication skills

* Skills in leadership, organization, problem solving and conflict resolution

* Skills in human relations; ability to deal with a variety of people

* Ability to work under stress

* Skills in assessment and evaluation

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