JOB SUMMARY: The
Classroom Teacher is directly responsible to the building
administrator for assistance in the development of mental,
social, emotional, and physical growth of each pupil assigned
to the teacher's class. In carrying out these
responsibilities, the Classroom Teacher:
Is present during those hours when the teacher
has an assigned responsibility with pupils while school is in
Prepares completely and adequately to carry out
his/her responsibilities to his/her pupils.
Performs the necessary administrative work
related to the assignment, including completion of all reports
required by the teaching assignment and the building
Attends all staff conferences, individual
conferences between teacher and administrator, and is available
for pupil and parent conferences, including conferences for
writing IEP's and staffing for special education.
Supervises pupils in and around the school
building for a reasonable period of time before and after the
Conducts instructional programs in a manner
consistent with the curricular objectives of the course.
Teaches with an understanding and respect for
the individuality of each pupil.
Teaches with a scrupulous regard for honesty and
accuracy without distortion or falsification.
Evaluates his/her instruction in a continual
effort to meet the highest standards set by the teaching
Adheres strictly to professional ethics.
Maintains and enforces discipline and pupil
control and enforces school regulations.
Makes necessary referrals of pupils to other
professional personnel or specialist.
Makes provisions to assure that substitute
teachers will have adequate direction in their work.
Fully performs supplemental assignments, if any,
in a professional manner.
Conducts tasks such as planning, grading, and
Undertakes efforts, which promote professional
growth at his/her own discretion.
Collects and accounts through appropriate
records all money to be used for educational purposes and
exercises reasonable care to assure that any money collected
will not be lost.
Reports all cases of suspected child abuse or
Carries out the duties and responsibilities,
which are assigned.
Observes, enforces, and is directed by the
policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the school
Attends programs designed for the involvement of
parents, students, and community patrons when school is not in
session as determined by the school building committee.
Assumes responsibility for keeping parents
informed between grading periods when pupil performance is less
than satisfactory or when performance deviates from reasonable
expectation for an individual pupil.