ASSIGNMENT: 10 Months
To create a flexible elementary grade
program and a class environment favorable to learning and
personal growth; to establish effective rapport with pupils; to
motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge
needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade
education, in accordance with each pupil's ability; to
establish good relationships with parents and other staff
Bachelor's degree from accredited
Valid Texas teaching certificate, with
required endorsements for subject/level assigned
Knowledge of subjects assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and
At least one year of student teaching or
DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE
Teaches reading, language arts, social
studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education,
and music to pupils in a classroom, utilizing course of study
adopted by the Board of Education, and other appropriate learning
Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic
subject matter as specified in 19.TAC Chapter 75 and
administrative regulations and procedures of the school
Develops lesson plans and instructional
materials and provides individualized and small group instruction
in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each
Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such
as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
Translates lesson plans into learning
experiences so as to best utilize the available time for
Establishes and maintains standards of pupil
behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in
Evaluates pupils academic and social growth,
keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
Communicates with parents through conferences
and other means to discuss pupils progress and interpret the
Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with
other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils
solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
Creates an effective environment for learning
through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and
Maintains professional competence through
inservice education activities provided by the district and
self-selected professional growth activities.
Participates cooperatively with the
appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the
teacher will be evaluated in conformance with district
Selects and requisitions books and
instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom
activities during the assigned working day.
Administers group standardized tests in
accordance with district testing program.
Participates in curriculum development
programs as required.
Participates in faculty committees and
the sponsorship of pupil activities
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal
and written); ability to instruct; maintain emotional control
Performance of this job will be evaluated in
accordance with provisions of the Boards policy on Evaluation
of Professional Personnel.