1.Teaches the Massachusetts Graphics Communications Frameworks and modifies them to different learning styles and student backgrounds.|
2.Able to teach how to operate presses and about safety issues related to the equipment
3.Able to teach personal knowledge and experience with concept design and typography, computer design projects, setting up templates, and setting parameters, importing text from scanned ASCII files, project layout, and setting FPO’s, scanning color photograph for four color printing, graphic software to develop multi-color illustration, high resolution digital halftone, and plate or film processing.
4.Teaches embedded academic knowledge and skills (as identified in the Frameworks) and actively participates in full-school academic integration (e.g. use of the Collins writing model).
5.Teaches technical skills and knowledge to provide students with the competence to become skilled in their field.
6.Develops lesson plans and organizes class time so that demonstration, instruction, hands-on practice, review, and final activities can be accomplished within the allotted time.
7.Demonstrates technical materials, equipment, instruments, and processes using standard or teacher-prepared models, mock-ups, sketches, equipment, and other instructional aides.
8.Continuously improves the instruction, curriculum, and equipment so that the Graphic Communications area is current with all trends in the field and is fully and properly preparing students for available and emerging jobs.
9.Incorporates technology in instruction, demonstrations, and applications.
10.Works to expand and diversify the offerings of the CTE area so multiple career pathways are available
11.Develops and maintains a range of work-based experiences (internships, co-op placements, mentorships) and assures all students have such experiences.
12.Develops and maintains connections with area colleges, including articulation agreements and dual enrollment opportunities.
13.Develops positive relationships with graphic communications employers in Holyoke and actively solicits their help (including service on the Advisory Committee)
14.Maintains accurate and current records of the students, e.g. grades, attendance and discipline
15.Provides individual and group instruction appropriate to the needs of the students and the requirements of the activities being performed.
16.Mentors students to recognize the importance of postsecondary education and training and to impart the importance of a strong work ethic.
17.Instructs students in the appropriate safety precautions and the safe operation and use of instruments and equipment.
18.Establishes and maintains standards of student conduct to provide an orderly, safe, and productive environment in a positive youth development and asset-based framework.
19.Evaluates each student’s performance, knowledge, and skills in the course being taught, as well as prepare progress reports.
20.Communicates with employers, parents, and school counselors on individual student progress.
21.Selects and requisitions books, instructional aides, equipment, instruments, materials, supplies, and parts required while working under established budgets and procedures.
22.Other duties as assigned.
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