COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Department Chairperson and Building Principal
Terms of Employment:
Salary and work year according to current contract.
To develop an instructional environment and use teaching
strategies in such a way that the district goals for students
in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor development are
State Board of Education Certification is required for subject
area and grade levels taught.
Bachelor's Degree from a
recognized institution of higher education.
Valid Illinois teaching
certificate with endorsements appropriate to teaching
Able to apply knowledge of
current research and theory to instructional program.
Able to plan and implement
lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities
of students who whom assigned.
Able to perform duties
with awareness of all district requirements and Board of
Plan a program of
instruction for each student that incorporates diagnosis,
prescription and evaluation.
Meet and instruct assigned
classes in the locations and at the times designated.
Create a classroom
environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to
the maturity, interests, and abilities of students.
Prepare for classes
assigned, and show written evidence of preparation upon request
of immediate supervisor.
Set and maintain
appropriate standards of classroom behavior that are consistent
with administration policies and develop rules for classroom
behavior which are enforced in a fair and just manner.
Employ a variety of
instructional techniques and instructional media consistent
with the physical limitations of the location provided and the
needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups
Strive to implement by
instruction and action the district's philosophy of education
and instructional goals and objectives.
Take all necessary and
reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment,
materials, and facilities.
Assess the accomplishments
of students on a regular basis provide progress reports as
required, and communicate with parents as deemed
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records
as required by law, district policy, and administrative
Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules,
administrative regulations, and board policy.
Make provision for being available to students and
parents for education-related purposes outside the
instructional day when required or requested to do so under
Attend and participate in building and district
meetings to promote effective communication and the efficient
operation of the school.
Serve on district committees which develop
curriculum and enhance instruction; committee work beyond the
regular school day will follow guidelines established in
Attend established traditional school-sponsored
Contribute to the decisions made by the district
and building regarding budget, facilities, curriculum,
professional development, and personal well-being.
Work to establish and maintain open lines of
communication with students and their parents concerning both
the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned
Exhibit behavior consistent with the district
vision, mission and belief statements.
Plan and supervise assignments for teacher aides,
student teachers, and volunteers.
Establish and maintain cooperative relations with
Take an active part in the district approved
teacher evaluation process.
Provide for individual professional growth through
an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars,
conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of
Perform such other appropriate duties as may be
assigned by the principal and/or department chairperson.