NAPAVINE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 14 PO BOX 840 NAPAVINE, WA. 98565 (360) 262-3303 ______________________________________________________________________ Elementary Music and Highly Capable Program Teacher 1.0 FTE
(Begins 2022-2023 school year) Job Goal:
To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
The Highly Capable Program will work collaboratively with school district classroom teachers and the Lewis County Hi-Cap Consortium to ensure the educational needs of highly capable students are met. Performance Responsibilities:
- Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
- Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
- Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
- Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate superior.
- Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
- Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to communicate these objectives to students.
- Employs 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 involved.
- Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
- Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
- Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
- Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
- Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
- Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
- Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
- Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance.
- Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
- Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
- Assume a leadership role in working with classroom teachers in serving Highly Capable Program Students K-12.
- Participate in meetings with Lewis County Highly Capable Coordinators on a regular basis.
- Identify the professional development needs of classroom teachers in supporting Highly Capable students in the classroom.
- Coordinate learning opportunities for Highly Capable students with other districts.
- Coordinate the nomination and selection process of students for the Highly Capable Program.
- Ensure the District's compliance with OSPI; including screening, assessment, selection process, appeal process and student learning plan templates.
- Coordinate and submit the Highly Capable grant application and year-end report.
- Implement Board Policy 2190; Highly Capable Programs and procedures.
- Serve as "Chair" of the District's High-Cap Committee.
Terms Of Employment:
- State Certificate or other legal credential as required.
- Degree and/or course work in teaching area.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
- Ability to apply knowledge of current state and national education reform standards.
- Previous experience working with highly capable students.
- Ability to work with peers as team player.
- Ability to maintain high ethical standards.
Salary and work year to be established by contract. Evaluation:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel and contract. Other Job Type (if applicable) :
Elem Music and High-Cap Program Teacher 1.0 Additional Job Information :
Napavine School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination. Josh Fay (Title IX Coordinator, Section 504/ADA Coordinator and Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator can be contacted at PO Box 840, Napavine, WA 98565, 360-262-3303, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.