Teacher, Math - High School

San Antonio, Texas
Oct 14, 2017
Job Category
Teaching, Math Teacher
Opening: October 13, 2017

Closing: Until Filled

Reports To: Principal

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Dept. /School: Campus Assigned

Pay Grade: Teacher Salary Schedule

Terms of Employment:

10 months/187 days per year. Salary is on the teacher salary schedule on the SAISD Compensation Plan on a term or probationary contract, as applicable with additional consideration for directly related experience.

Primary Purpose:

To provide students with appropriate learning activities in core academic subject areas designed to fulfill their maximum potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills that will prepare them for success in higher education and society.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university

Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned:

Math 8-12

Demonstrated competency in core subject area assigned

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00 ) paid by the employee

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment


Student teaching or approved internship


Instructional Planning and Delivery:

Analyze performance data in order to provide targeted instruction based on students' individual needs

Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's curriculum program, reflect accommodations for learning style differences, and show written evidence of preparation as required

Present subject matter according to the guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations

Work with other staff members to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods according to district requirements

Work with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students as identified in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process

Plan and monitor work flow of instructional assistants and volunteers

Monitoring Student Progress and Potential:

Help students analyze and improve study methods and habitsConduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing

Support the mission of the school district by serving as a positive role model for students

Classroom Management and Organization:

Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students

Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook

Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

Qualities of Effective Teaching:

Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff

Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members

Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth

Keep informed of and comply with state, district and campus policies for classroom teachers, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality

Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents

Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serves on staff committees as required

Comply with the Texas Educator's Code of Ethics

Demonstrate the following core values: integrity, high expectations, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork and passion for a student centered environment

Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise students and monitor work flow of instructional assistants as appropriate

Equipment Used:

Computers and Computer peripherals

Various software programs

Teacher resource materials and equipment

Audio-visual equipment



Fax machine


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands

Above average degree of concentration, communication (verbal and written), interpretation, understanding verbal instructions, analyzing, differentiating, reading, coordinating, compiling, computing, instructing, emotional control, memorizing, organizational skills, and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Demands

Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear, write. Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Occasionally sit, climb, or balance, taste or smell; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Factors:

Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI.

Primary Location: CAMPUS ASSIGNED
Salary Range: Per Year
Shift Type: Full-Time