Teacher - Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing

General Description

Teaches Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing content and workplace skills to high school students enrolled at the Chesterfield Technical Center. Students learn the developmental foundations of advanced manufacturing and engineering. Students will explore robotic design and automation with a focus on advanced manufacturing principles. Students will continually move through the design process aided by parametric design software and both additive and subtractive production methods.

Essential Job Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Meets and instructs the students(s) in the locations and at the designated time.
  • Develops and maintains the physical environment of the classroom that is conducive to effective learning within the limits of resources provided by the system.
  • Applies knowledge of curriculum and specialized instructional strategies to improve student performance with regard to standard based assessments.
  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows evidence of preparation upon request of the immediate supervisor.
  • Demonstrates mastery of content area.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Assesses student learning on an ongoing basis and alters instruction to meet group/individual needs.
  • 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).
  • Attends and participates in faculty and department meetings.
  • Communicates regularly with parents.
  • Collaborates with other teachers to develop and implement cross curricular activities that enable students to gain a better understanding of their career fields.
  • Uses the curriculum of the district to plan daily instructional activities.
  • Teaches content skills: Workplace readiness skills, Product Design & Manufacturing, and Robotic Design & Automation.
  • Provides students the opportunity to participate in Technology Student Association.
  • Teaches process skills: problem solving, critical thinking, teaming, technical writing and communication related to course content and employment.
  • Teaches application skills through personal networked computers, co-curricular activities and school to work transition experiences.
  • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Working knowledge of the concepts, principles and methodologies of instruction, learning theory and teaching methodologies. Working skill in computer applications. Demonstrated ability to develop instructional goals for students. Demonstrated ability to prepare and monitor budget. Demonstrated ability to provide work direction to others. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other instructional personnel; to communicate instructional goals to others effectively, orally and in writing. Demonstrated skills in decision making, problem analysis, conflict resolution, interpersonal relationships and planning.

Requirements

Must hold or be eligible for a teaching license with an endorsement in Technology Education.

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

Transcripts

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

References

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 (Right click on the wording and download PDF.)

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 bemailed 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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