February 1, 2011
Provide students with appropriate learning
activities and experiences in the core academic subject area
assigned to help them fulfill their potential for
intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable
students to develop competencies and skills to function
successfully in society.
Bachelor's degree from
Valid Texas teaching certificate
with required endorsements or required training for subject
and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the
core academic subject area assigned
Knowledge of core academic
General knowledge of curriculum
Ability to instruct students and
manage their behavior
communication, and interpersonal skills
At least one year student
teaching or approved internship
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITES AND EXPECTATIONS
Exhibits a positive attitude and serves as a
positive role model for students and the community.
Works cooperatively and effectively with
others. Maintains self control and uses common
Reports to work on time and is absent only with
Exhibits good judgment and shows initiative in
decision making and problem solving.
Complies with Federal and State laws and local
Responds positively to supervision, suggestions
and/ or directives. Uses evaluative feedback for improvement of
Participates actively in personal and/ or
professional growth and development.
Disseminates and shares ideas and information
Uses knowledge gained for improvement of
Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and acts in
an ethical and honest manner.
Effectively communicates with colleagues,
students, and parents.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill
the requirements of district's curriculum program and show
written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for
differences in student learning styles.
Present subject matter according to guidelines
established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and
Plan and use appropriate instructional and
learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that
reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of
Conduct assessment of student learning styles
and use results to plan instructional activities.
Work cooperatively with special education
teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education
students according to guidelines established in Individual
Education Plans (IEP).
Work with other members of staff to determine
instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to
Plan and supervise assignments of teacher
aide(s) and volunteer(s).
Use technology to strengthen the
Student Growth and
Help students analyze and improve study methods
Conduct ongoing assessment of student
achievement through formal and informal testing.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular
activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by
the campus principal.
Be a positive role model for students, support
mission of school district.
Classroom Management and
Create classroom environment conducive to
learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and
emotional development of students.
Manage student behavior in accordance with
Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to
protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Assist in selection of books, equipment, and
other instructional materials.
Establish and maintain open communication by
conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and
Maintain a professional relationship with
colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Use effective communication skills to present
information accurately and clearly.
Professional Growth and
Participate in staff development activities to
improve job-related skills as required by district.
Keep informed of and comply with state,
district, and school regulations and policies for classroom
Compile, maintain, and file all physical and
computerized reports, records, and other documents
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and
serve on committees as required.
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).
Maintain emotional control under stress.
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and
other classroom equipment.
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in
accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on evaluation
of professional personnel.
Terms of Employment:
187 days, salary schedule as
recommended by the Superintendent and approved by the
The above statements are intended
to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned
to this job and are not intended an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills required.