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Teacher - English (BMHS)

Company: Humboldt Unified School District
Location: Prescott Valley
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Description

JOB TITLE: TEACHER

DEPARTMENT: BMHS-W

REPORTS TO: Principal

FLSA STATUS/CLASSIFICATION: Exempt; Certified

BOARD APPROVED: xx/xx/2014

For the 2020-2021 school year

SUMMARY: Provides support to the instructional process as a teacher with specific responsibility for supervising students within the classroom and other assigned areas. This includes developing lesson plans and delivering group and/or individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines, collaborating with other teachers, other professional staff, and administrators in addressing instructional and/or classroom issues. Additionally, the classroom teacher is to respond to a wide range of inquiries from students' parents or guardians regarding the instructional program and student progress.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer the curriculum guides of the District as based on state adopted standards
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials based on district curriculum guides, standards, and expectations; includes emergency plans in the case of absence and/or illness
  • Establishes and communicates well-defined objectives for each lesson, including relevant projects and activities
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences that reflect research-based instructional strategies, including a variety of instructional strategies such as inquiries, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc. and addresses the individual needs, interests, abilities, and maturity levels of the students
  • Communicates and plans with other members of the staff in the delivery of meaningful instruction for shared students who participate in other programs such as special education programs, CTE, ELL, etc.
  • Attends staff meetings and district in-service programs (see Policy GCMC)
  • Serves on school and district committees as requested and able
  • Is responsible for discharging instructional and non-instructional school-related activities in a thorough and timely manner
  • Supervises, evaluates, and provides work assignments to assigned instructional assistants and/or student teachers; works collaboratively with teachers throughout the District; may be responsible for the evaluation and supervision of classified staff
  • Acts as a supportive and contributing member of the professional staff by participating in group decision making, and contributing to the development of a positive, cooperative educational environment
  • Participates in professional development activities to enhance professional skills and maintain Arizona certification
  • Evaluates, provides, and maintains accurate reports and records of individual student progress on a regular basis; this includes accurate attendance records, grade reports, and special program requirements
  • Identifies and refers unusual student behavior to the appropriate specialists
  • Reports any student injury or illness or injury to self on school grounds or at school events to the site nurse and principal
  • Enforces and follows the school and district approved discipline plan
  • Is responsible for the supervision of students at all times on school grounds or at school events
  • Knows and observes Board policies and regulations
  • Advises administration in accordance with established policies and completes all required forms accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Accounts and maintains inventory for classroom, school and district property as required
  • Advises administration of needed repairs, replacements and/or unsafe building conditions as soon as they occur
  • Follows school regulations regarding emergency procedures
  • Reports to work daily at the times assigned and remains on duty through the time prescribed Submits and justifies purchasing recommendations to support and enhance the instructional program to the Site Principal or designee
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss student educational needs and progress
  • Interprets and communicates school policies and programs to students and parents
  • Maintains appropriate records as required by site and district level administration Performs those duties on school grounds or at school events which protect the health and safety of students and other employees

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of accepted instructional techniques and methods working with children
  • Knowledge of data usage, including research, collection, analysis, synthesis, interpretation, and reporting
  • Ability to do perform multiple functions simultaneously
  • Ability to do detailed mathematical computations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Produce accurate work and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community members
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies
  • Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Valid Arizona Teacher certificate with Required Endorsements
  • Experience as a teacher
  • Criminal justice/Fingerprint clearance

Computer Proficiency: Demonstrated general proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk. The employee may be required to move twenty pounds and could occasionally lift or move up to forty pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors and outdoors, with exposure to all weather conditions and temperatures. Exposure to noise, dust, gas and fumes. The noise level in the work environment is generally moderate and may become excessively noisy at times. Contact with employees, students and public.

Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities identified in this position description are illustrative only and are in no way intended to be a complete list of activities that may be required of an incumbent. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Shift TypeFull-TimeSalary RangePer YearLocationBradshaw Mountain High School West

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/13/2021

Job Contact

NameBRETT DAHLTitlePrincipalEmailPhone928-759-4104

Keywords: Humboldt Unified School District, Prescott Valley , Teacher - English (BMHS), Other , Prescott Valley, Arizona

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