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Teacher - 4th Grade - Converse Elementary School (2019-2020)

at Judson Independent School District

Posted: 11/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5460
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title

Teacher

Department

Campus Based

Reports To

Campus Principal

Compensation

Teacher Pay Scale

Days

187

Revised 7/13/15

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The Teacher participates as a member of the instructional staff in planning for teaching, motivating students, developing classroom climate, managing the classroom, interacting with pupils and evaluating pupils.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with appropriate certification for position
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee.

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of subject(s) to which assigned
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

  • Varies

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

 

  • Plans the long and short range objectives for assigned courses.
  • Implements the state and District curricula.
  • Develops lesson plans with appropriate essential elements.
  • Collects and uses a variety of information to guide the growth and development of individual pupils.
  • Maximizes amount of time available for instruction.
  • Uses research-based best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Selects appropriate teaching materials using a variety of activities to develop student interest and performance.
  • Establishes standards for individual pupils in terms of ability levels.
  • Creates a classroom climate conducive to pupil intellectual, social, emotional and moral development.
  • Manages pupil behavior and activities to allow for learning.
  • Communicates effectively with students.
  • Evaluates and provides feedback on pupil performance continuously by utilizing a variety of sources.
  • Teaches for cognitive, affective, and/or psychomotor learning and transfer.
  • Maintains accurate student accounting records and other reports in compliance with local and state requirements.
  • Participates in professional development activities.
  • Participates in extracurricular activities as assigned.
  • Interacts and communicates effectively with parents and school staff.
  • Participates in the planning, presentation, and evaluation of various school activities.
  • Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Supervision and evaluation of District personnel is not a requirement of the position; however, the supervision of students is required.

 

Equipment Used: 

  • Office equipment – personal computer, printer, calculator, multi-line telephone, software programs and peripherals, copier, fax, and other equipment applicable to position.
  • Communication equipment – radio communication equipment, cellular telephone
  • Video monitoring equipment

 

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent: Sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs and/or ramps, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speaking clearly, visual acuity, distinguishing colors, driving, traveling.
  • Occasional: Lifting, moderate, 15-44 pounds; carrying, moderate, 15-44 pounds

Environmental Factors:

  • Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination, vibration
  • Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces, work alone, work prolonged or irregular hours.

Nondiscrimination Statement:

The Judson School District considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital or veteran status, the presence of a medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. 



Primary Location: Converse Elementary

Shift Type: Full-Time

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)