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Teacher - Success Initiative - 2024-2025

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Chesterfield, VA, US
General Description

Provides a supervised and structured environment for students. Position requires that the teacher work with a partner teacher to teach five classes of students who are targeted for assistance. Performs routine work independently of supervision.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Job Functions:
  • Teach lessons on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, study skills, and social skills to students who have been targeted for additional assistance based on their performance in middle school
  • Teach upperclassmen lessons that help them develop skills to be mentors of targeted students. These students will serve as positive role models, will provide academic support and will help students to develop appropriate interpersonal skills.
  • Work cooperatively with counselors and administrators to structure a blended learning classroom environment for students who fall one grade level behind academically in order to help them regain their original graduation date
  • Work cooperatively with subject teachers to facilitate academic success for the students in all classes
  • Maintain constant communication with parents regarding attendance, academic performance, and discipline
  • Manage monies from a small grant to be used to motivate the students
  • Supervise and facilitate a separate summer program for many of the students in the classes who still need additional support; the summer classes are funded through a separate grant Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Budgetary Responsibility:


Report Preparation:
  • Communication with teachers and administrators about student assignments and attendance
  • Maintain progress reports on program participants that includes academic, discipline, and extracurricular progress
  • Submit grades for the classes taught and other paperwork as is required of all teachers

Equipment Operation:

Personal computer and general office equipment.

School staff and students

Work Direction:



Decision Making:

Performs the majority of work tasks independently. Supervisor is consulted in unusual or complex situations.

Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities:


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, printed materials and/or controls; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop and kneel.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a public school setting. The noise level is quiet to moderate.


Considerable knowledge of the concepts, principles, methodologies of instruction in a public school setting; of learning theory, recent research, school organization and available state and local resources Working skill in the use of a wide variety of media and technology to support job functions; including proficient use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and assessment software. Demonstrated ability to: communicate effectively, orally and in writing; model lessons, collaborate with teachers and provide staff development about their students and classes. Considerable judgment, tact, patience, sensitivity, and flexibility are required to deal with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and learning styles. Requires skill in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative professional relations with others.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Must hold or be eligible for a Virginia Collegiate Professional or Postgraduate Professional teaching license.

Applicants considered for employment must successfully complete the following background investigations/tests:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal History Investigation
  • State Police Criminal History Investigation
  • Child Protective Services (CPS) Investigation
  • Tuberculosis Screening/Test

Chesterfield County Public Schools assures Equal Employment Opportunities for employees as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. However, administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position and does not imply an employment contract.

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