Teacher - Family & Consumer Science

Virginia, VA, United States
Nov 09, 2017
Please note this is a "continuous recruit position" to build an applicant pool for all schools. As positions are available, all qualified applicants with complete application files will be considered.
Delivers instruction in family and consumer sciences, focusing on the areas of instruction, food nutrition, clothing and textiles, child development and parenting, housing, and consumer education. The teacher will use a curriculum designed to develop knowledge and skills to support healthy, functioning individuals, families and their work roles. Instruction centers around career preparation in child care services, food service, and home economics cooperative education. Through Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), the students' organization, the advisor guides students in developing leadership skills, occupational proficiency and self-esteem.

Essential Job Functions:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Using the competencies provided by the State Department of Education identifies the competencies taught, plans, delivers and assesses instruction through the use of competency based education.
  • Plans, teaches and assesses writing.
  • Assesses students' learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.
  • Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities.
  • Maintains order within the classroom setting in accordance with division guidelines regarding student behavior management.
  • Supervises students in non-classroom time (before school, after school, student activities, fire drills).
  • Collaborates with other faculty in planning and delivering instruction to students.
  • Communicates regularly with parents.
  • Ensures compliance with existing applicable federal and state statutes and local policies, regulations and guidelines related to public schools.
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
  • Performs other duties as established by School Board Policy.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Requires knowledge of the concepts, principals and methodologies of instruction as well as general knowledge of academic curriculum for assigned classes. Demonstrated ability to develop instructional goals to design and deliver instruction and to assess students' learning. Demonstrated ability to communicate with others effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships, and planning.

  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accepted institution.
  • Possession of the requirements for the applicable teacher license.

In addition to the on-line application, teacher applicants are required to submit:


Both undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be submitted. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.


To complete their application, applicants must submit two (2) written references . When possible, references should be from a current or previous supervisor. References from a supervising teacher or professor are acceptable when there is no relevant prior work history.

Applicants may use the Chesterfield County Public Schools reference form or a signed, dated letter of reference .

Chesterfield County Public Schools Reference Form (Click on the wording.)

Copy of Teaching license

Complete Application Package

Applications for teaching positions will not be evaluated until complete packets, to include transcripts, teaching licenses, teacher assessment scores (Praxis II, etc.), and references are received. To expedite application review, these documents may be scanned and attached to the on-line application. The documents may also be mailed or hand delivered to:

Chesterfield County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
9900 Krause Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832

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

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