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High School English Teacher

Date:  April 24, 2017

 

Position Title:  High School English Teacher

Location: Slocum High School

Salary Range:  Slocum ISD Salary Schedule

Length of Work Year:  187 Days

 

Position Summary

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Position Requirements

Education/Certification/License:

·         Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

·         Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned

·         Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

 

   Experience:

·         One year student teaching or approved internship

 

Special Knowledge/Skills: 

·         Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

·         Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

·         Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

·         Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills 

Duties/Responsibilities

      Instructional Strategies

·         Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.

·         Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

·         Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.

·         Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

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

·         Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

·         Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

·         Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

·         Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

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

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

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

·         Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

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

Communication

·         Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

·         Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

·         Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

·         Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. 

Application Procedures

Send cover letter, district application, résumé, transcripts, and copy of cre­dentials to:                                                           

                                                            Errin Deer

                                                            Slocum ISD

                                                            5765 East State Hwy 294

                                                            Elkhart, TX  75839 

Application Deadline 

Until filled. 

*Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

 

The district Title IX Coordinator is:                 Cliff Lasiter, Superintendent

5765  East St. Hwy 294

Elkhart, TX  75839

(903) 478-3624