Science - Vision 2020 Teacher @ Pleasant Hill

Cincinnati, OH, US
Sep 14, 2018
Pleasant Hill Academy

  • Closing Date:

    Cincinnati Public Schools is seeking applicants for the position of Classroom Teacher. To provide educational opportunities where students may fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth; and to provide an instruction that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Cincinnati Public Schools standards.

    Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor's degree in secondary or elementary education, or higher from an accredited college or university.
    Certification: Ohio Teacher's Secondary or Elementary - appropriate for subject taught
    Reports to: Principal or Designee.

    Training & Experience: Work experience with children in a multi-ethnic situation preferred.

    Performance Responsibilities:
    • Commitment to helping urban students to succeed; with an emphasis on urban schools with diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
    • Willingness to spend the time needed to effectively meet the challenges, objectives, and mission of the CPS district.
    • Ability to be professional, compassionate, empathetic, and caring dedicated to human growth and development.
    • Oversees and maintains a positive academic atmosphere conducive to learning and the safety of students.
    • Implements instructional program, and maintains a climate where students are actively engaged in a meaningful and productive learning experiences.
    • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
    • Assists in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement
    • Maintains effective and efficient records of student performance.
    • Consistently uses technology for the benefit of student's education.
    • Establishes a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
    • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
    • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
    • Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for groups, and subject areas.
    • Accepts responsibility for meeting his/her course and school wide student performance goals.
    • Supervises students at all times during the school day.
    • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, and honoring schedules.
    • Seeks to involve parents, corporations and the community in the education of youth.
    • Participates cooperatively with other teachers and administrators to develop a method of evaluation in conformance with district guidelines.
    • Maintains licensure requirements and professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities.
    • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
    • Communicates in a second language desired - "Seal of Biliteracy" preferred.

    Essential Functions / Skills:
    • Plans for and guides the learning process to help students achieve state standards.
    • Must be able to verbally & physically interact with students as needed.
    • Maintains a classroom atmosphere which is safe and conducive to learning.
    • Establishes a professional relationship with all assigned students.
    • Maintains an open line of communication with parents / guardians using the tools provided by the district including, but not limited to Powerschool and Cognos.
    • Maintains a professional demeanor with students, parents, coworkers and administration.
    • Engages in professional growth activities through ongoing programs of job related knowledge and skill development.
    • Meets regular and predictable attendance requirements.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs.
    • Ability to walk up and down stairs
    • Ability to raise and lower body from floor
    • Ability to communicate with students for extended periods of time
    • Ability to stand for more than 15 minutes at a time
    • Ability to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal / Supervisor
    Contract Provisions: 191 days Limited Contract

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    Certain jobs at Cincinnati Public Schools may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation are available upon request from Human Resources


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