6th grade Social Studies Teacher

Texas, IL, United States
Jan 13, 2018
ILTexas Houston Katy K-8

Job Title: 6th grade Social Studies Teacher
Reports to: Campus Principal
Pay Grade: TCH
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Dept./School: ILTexas Katy K-8
Date Revised: April 2017

Salary: $43,500 - $49,500 (BOE)

Primary Purpose:
Teaches and facilitates learning and maintains academic progress, discipline, and records for students at the high school grade level. Works with parents and students to provide and implement classroom education to meet the needs of all students.

Qualifications: Education/Certification
Bachelor's degree in Education or related field
TEXES 232 Social Studies endorsement preferred

Previous teaching experience preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Instruct through lectures, discussions and demonstrations in one or more subjects such as english, mathematics, or social studies
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects, and communicate those objectives to students
  • Collaborate and communicate with staff to meet the educational needs of students
  • Create, administer, and grade tests to evaluate student progress
  • Establish and enforce rules and procedures which help to maintain order in the classroom
  • Observe, evaluate, and prepare reports on the progress of students. Discusses students' problems and progress with parents and staff
  • Participate in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops
  • Prepare classroom instructions to promote students' success on state assessment exams
  • Observes, enforces and is directed by the policies, rules, and regulations adopted by the school district

    Additional Duties:
    As assigned by Principal

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students
  • Ability and patience to work interactively with students
  • Skill in organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deliver teaching instruction in accordance with improved curriculum and standards
  • Excellent skills in verbal and written communication
  • Ability to understand the individual needs of each student
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Outlook and the student information system

    • Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors
    • Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day to day tasks
    • Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy
    • Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues
    • Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service

    Employee Punctuality and Appearance:
    • In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave
    • Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor
    • All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of ILTexas and is appropriate for their position

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
    Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
    Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
    Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
    Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
    Environment: Available to work 5 days per week 8 hours daily
    Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress

    Any work related experience or additional education/training resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements at the sole discretion of District Administration.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. District administration and/or my supervisor has the right to add or change duties at any time. This job description supersedes all prior job descriptions for this position as well as rescinding all past and present job descriptions that do not reflect the current requirements of this position.

    My signature below indicates I understand and acknowledge my job description.

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