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ESE VE (Inclusion) Teacher- Mathematics Concentration

Employer
School District of Desoto County
Location
Arcadia, FL, US
Salary
Competitive

Job Details

Position Type:
High School Teaching

Date Posted:
5/14/2024

Location:
DeSoto County High School

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF DESOTO COUNTY

TEACHER, HIGH SCHOOL

JOB DESCRIPTION

QUALIFICATIONS:
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution.

    Valid Florida teacher certification in appropriate area.

    Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screening.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of child growth and development and especially of characteristics of students/children in the age group assigned. Knowledge of prescribed curriculum. Basic understanding and knowledge of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods. Knowledge of current trends, research and best practices related to education. Knowledge of School Board policies and practices as they relate to teaching. Ability to handle problems, concerns and emotional distress with sensitivity and tact. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with students, parents, and others. Ability to plan, establish priorities and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results, and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. Knowledge of Florida Educator Accomplished Practices and Teacher Competencies.

REPORTS TO:

Principal or designee

JOB GOAL

To provide an educational experience in which students move toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth and maturation.

SUPERVISES:

N/A

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning/Preparation
    Create or select short- and long-range plans based on district and state curriculum requirements, student profiles and instructional priorities.

    Identify specific intended learning outcomes that are challenging, meaningful, and measurable.

    Plan and prepare a variety of learning activities considering individual student's culture, learning styles, special needs, and socio-economic background.

    Develop or select instructional activities which foster active involvement in the learning process.

    Identify, select and modify instructional materials to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles and special needs.


Administrative/Management
    Maintain a positive, organized and safe learning environment.

    Use time effectively.

    Manage materials and equipment effectively.

    Use effective student behavior management techniques.

    Enforce school rules, administrative regulations and Board policies.

    Establish and maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures, including but not limited to, required individual student plans and reports.

    Use technology resources effectively.


Assessment/Evaluation
    Develop and use assessment strategies, traditional and alternative, to assist the continuous development of students.

    Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and plans for improvement.

    Interpret data including but not limited to standardized and other test results for diagnosis, instructional planning and program evaluation.

    Establish appropriate testing environment and test security.

    Provide student progress information electronically for parent access.

    Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional units and teaching strategies.


Intervention/Direct Services
    Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of subject matter.

    Communicate high learning expectations for all students.

    Apply principles of learning and effective teaching in instructional delivery.

    Use a variety of instructional strategies appropriate for teaching students from diverse backgrounds with different learning styles and special needs and which enhance the application of critical, creative and evaluative thinking capabilities.

    Use appropriate material, technology, and other resources to help meet learning needs of all students.

    Provide appropriate instructional modification for students with special needs, including exceptional education students and students who have limited English proficiency.

    Recognize overt indicators of student distress or abuse and take appropriate action based on school procedures and law.

    Provide instruction on safety procedures and proper handling of materials and equipment.

    Foster student responsibility, appropriate social behavior, integrity, valuing of cultural diversity, and respect for self and others by role modeling and learning activities.

    Assist students with health and hygiene needs as required.


Technology
    Use appropriate technology in instructional delivery.

    Use technology to establish an atmosphere of active learning.

    Provide students with opportunities to use technology to gather and share information with others.

    Facilitate student access to the use of electronic resources.

    Use technology to review student assessment data.

    Use technology for administrative tasks.


Collaboration
    Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with other professionals, students, parents and community.

    Provide accurate and timely information to parents and students about academic and behavioral performance of students.

    Collaborate with peers and other professionals to enhance student learning.


Staff Development
    Engage in a continuing improvement of professional skills and knowledge.

    Establish and implement an individual Professional Development Plan annually in accordance with state and district requirements.

    Participate in school data collection of teacher input on principal's performance assessment program.


Professional Responsibilities
    Act in a professional and ethical manner and adhere at all times to the Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida and Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida.

    Demonstrate attention to punctuality and regular attendance.

    Prepare all required reports in an accurate and timely manner and maintain all appropriate records.

    Maintain confidentiality of student and other professional information.

    Comply with policies, procedures and programs.

    Exercise appropriate professional judgment.

    Support school improvement initiatives.


Student Growth and Achievement
    Ensure that student growth and achievement are continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or student program classification.

    Establish and maintain a positive collaborative relationship with the students' families to increase student achievement.


Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

*Essential Performance Responsibilities

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the district's approved compensation plan.

Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by the district.

COMPENSATION:
Compensation for this position is Pay Lane ES, SS, BS

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on evaluation of personnel.

Board Approved:
April 24, 2024


Application Procedure:
https://www.applitrack.com/desotoschools/onlineapp/

Company

About The School District of DeSoto County 

Nestled in a small agricultural community, the School District of DeSoto County is located 40 miles to the east of Sarasota, FL and includes three elementary schools (Memorial Elementary, West Elementary, and Nocatee Elementary), one middle school (DeSoto Middle), and one high school (DeSoto County High School).  

 

Philosophy of Education 

The central purpose of the School District of DeSoto County is to equip our students with the knowledge and skills they need to be productive adults in our global society. We are dedicated to educating students to be ready for college, career, and life with 21st-century skills in communication, collaboration, problem solving, and citizenship. Through nurturing classroom communities and a robust curriculum in the humanities, sciences, and fine arts, we empower students to fulfill their dreams. We aim to promote inquiry, discovery, creativity, and curiosity while differentiating instruction to meet the individualized needs and interests of our students. We value a strong partnership with our parents, educators, support staff, students, and community as we prepare our students for the future.

 

Vision, Mission, and Values

DeSoto County Schools have a mission to deliver a safe and secure learning environment, optimize communication and strengthen inclusivity, guarantee students have equitable access to rigorous and engaging instruction, and to shape minds to build a strong socio-emotional foundation for responsible citizenship. This mission partners, students, parents, and the community to build well-rounded learners and prepare them for life after their school years. The mission partners well with the vision of the district, The DeSoto Way, which is building minds leveraging all available resources to ensure every graduate is ready for college, career, and life. Together, the mission and vision illustrate DeSoto’s values of hard work, perseverance, and tenacity to help all learners succeed and reach their full potential. The mission and vision statements were both revised and updated in 2021.

Company info
Website
Telephone
8634944222
Location
530 LaSolona Ave.
Arcadia
FL
34266
US

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