High School Automotive Teacher
Available: 2012-2013 School Year
Closes: Open until filled
Rigby High School
High School Automotive Teacher
- Full-time position.
- Idaho teaching certificate required.
- Must be willing to build program
- ASE welcomed.
- Highly Qualified teacher status required.
- Complete AppliTrack on-line.
Automotive Technology Teacher
REPORTS TO: Associate Principal
DEPARTMENT: Career Technical Education (CTE)
NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB:
The purpose of a teacher's job is to teach students to read, write, problem
solve, compute, how to find information, how to think, how to work
cooperatively with others, and to meet all district-required curriculum
- Plans and implements a
program of study that meets individual needs, interests, and abilities
within the JCSD curriculum.
- Implements curriculum
objectives and goals using effective teaching techniques and materials.
- Develops, in a
cooperative manner with the principal and vocational director, a plan for
the improvement and enrichment of instruction.
- Utilizes an advisory
committee of local industry representatives.
- Continuously reviews and
updates program/skill standards based on the SCANS skills.
- Writes weekly lesson
plans describing daily learning experiences correlated to curriculum
objectives, when required by JCSD administration.
- Monitors and assesses
student progress and provides feedback on a regular basis to students and
- Diagnoses, instructs,
and evaluates specific students' needs and seeks assistance of specialists
aims/objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner in clear,
- Creates a classroom
environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity of the
- Assists administration
in implementing all policies, vision, mission, philosophy, regulations,
and rules of JCSD.
- Creates educational
experiences to provide students with opportunities to develop potential in
self-esteem, personal-social adjustment, decision-making, and other life
skills. Attempts to lead each student to an understanding and appreciation
of the principles of democracy and endeavors to develop in each student a
spirit of patriotism, with a full understanding that American citizenship
involves responsibilities as well as privileges.
- Respects the dignity of
each student as an individual and attempts to gain an adequate
understanding of his/her needs, interests, abilities, aptitudes,
temperament, and environmental influences, as a basis on which to meet
his/her needs, and to treat him/her with fairness and courtesy.
- Communicates concerns
and ideas with colleagues, parents, students, and community in a positive,
- Assumes legal
responsibilities for the discipline and supervision of students in the
classroom, on school property, or in attendance at school-sponsored
activities at all times and maintains a high standard of conduct and good
rapport with students.
- Strives to maintain and
improve professional competence.
- Assumes professional and
personal responsibility for the management and progress of classes under
his/her authority, direction, and supervision.
- Assumes individual
responsibilities assigned by principal/supervisor which may relate to
committee work, student activities, student supervision, or other planning
and professional assignments.
- Maintains accurate,
complete, legible, and correct records as required by law, JCSD policy,
and administrative regulation.
- Takes necessary
precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Conducts oneself in a
business-like and task-oriented manner.
- Strives to be a good
employee as well as an effective teacher.
- Seeks to establish
friendly and cooperative relationships between the home and the school.
- Provides parents with
information that will serve the best interests of their children and is
discreet with information received from parents.
- Maintains the equipment
and lab according to OSHA standards where applicable.
- Instructs all students
in the safe operation of all equipment and watches that students use the
equipment in a correct and safe manner.
- Gives a written safety
test to all students and ensures they will receive a 100% before allowing
them to work in the lab.
- Attends all CTE
curriculum and department meetings.
- Attends and supervises
curriculum oriented field trips.
- Attends parent and staff
- Keeps informed by
reading building and district communications.
- Responds to requests for
information in a timely manner.
--EMPLOYEES ARE HELD
ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB--
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:
- Possess a broad general
knowledge of all subject areas with specific knowledge needed in contract
- Possess group dynamics
and interpersonal skills.
- Possess knowledge of
psychological, emotional, and educational behavioral development of
- Possess classroom
management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and
- Possess technological
and computer skills.
- Possess problem solving,
imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgement, and analytical
- Possess a knowledge of
lab equipment and how to properly use and maintain it.
EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:
- Possess all certificates
required for the State of Idaho
- Possess at a minimum a
- Continues to pursue
graduate level classes for professional growth.
Brake Drum Machine
Hand Shop Tool
Power Hand Tool
Glass Bead Machine
Valve Grinding Machine
Electronic Engine Analyzer
- Be able to stand, walk,
and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
- Be able to lift up to 50
pounds and carry 50 feet.
- Be able to push up to
200 pounds up to 30 feet.
- Be able to pull up to
100 pounds up to 50 feet.
- Be able to carry up to
25 pounds for 50 feet throughout the work day.
- Be able to stoop, kneel,
crouch, reach, handle, finger, talk, hear, and see.
- Be able to spend most of
the time inside classrooms with some work outside in cold/hot weather.
- Be able to tolerate
noise up to 90 decibels.
- Some employees may be
occupationally exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially
infectious materials based on task and procedures required.
- Frequent exposure to
various supplies containing hazardous materials or chemicals.