Allendale

Our Mission ... 

to provide every student with a world-class education, allowing them to graduate college, career, and life ready. 

Our Vision ... 

to ensure that each child exiting the District will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to enter college, the military, or the workforce. 

Our Beliefs 

We believe that:

  • Children are our first priority.
  • All students can excel to their maximum potential.
  • Effective communication is essential to building trust.
  • A nurturing and diverse environment promotes growth.
  • High expectations are essential to student achievement.
  • Learning environments must promote character and good citizenship. 
  • The community, home, and school must collaborate towards common goals.
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
May 21, 2019
Middle School
ALLENDALE PUBLIC  SCHOOLS   District Position Description     Position Title: Assistant  Principal   Department: Instruction   Reports To: Principal   FLSA Status: Exempt   Days of Work:   230     SUMMARY     Assists the Principal in planning, directing, and implementing the curriculum for an individual school to ensure the educational development of each school through demonstrated planning, leadership, supervision, and administrative skills.     ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS     Informs the principal of the conditions and needs of the school.      Plans, develops, implements and evaluates the educational program of the individual school on a continuous basis and in accordance with pupils' needs within the framework of an established policy for the total school's system.  Is effective in assisting the principal in the administration and coordination of the school's instructional programs to ensure appropriate instructional experiences.     Effectively directs the administration and coordination of the transportation, custodial, food and nutrition, and other support services of the school.     Assists all personnel in the improvement of the school program and in fulfilling assigned duties. Demonstrates the ability to provide competent staff  leadership   and  supervision of school-level instructional personnel to ensure understanding and implementation of educational objectives of the school.     Is effective in administrating high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process to the rights of students. Actively participates in the management and supervision of the attendance, conduct, and health of all students.     Demonstrates the ability to prepare the schedule of classes, student assignments, and extracurricular activities.  Assists in the supervision and evaluation of the school's extra-curricular programs.     Assists the principal in the selection, training/orienting, and supervision of school staff, and assists in the evaluation of staff performance.     Provides for the placement of students.  Arranges services for students identified as having special needs.      Inspects the school facility as requested, recommends improvements and takes steps to correct identified deficiencies as assigned; provides a safe environment for students and school personnel.      Provides appropriate assistance in the safety and administration of the school plant helping to plan and supervise fire drills, bus evacuation drills, and an emergency preparedness program.     Manages the business functions of the school relative to purchasing procedures and the monitoring of expenditures.      Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for all students’ objectives and programs.     Presents a positive image  of the District at all times.      Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.     JOB SPECIFICATIONS     Education and Experience:     Master's degree or higher with at least five years of experience as a classroom teacher and at least two years of experience in public school administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess a valid S.C. teaching credential in the area of principal or supervisor.     Knowledge:     Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation, and management of instructional programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements.  Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to educational activities.  Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the school.      Skills/Effort:     Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school and district staff.  Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.  Ability to complete, process, and maintain required records, reports, and other information.  Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and district employees, the school principal, and the general public.  Ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier, etc.     Working Conditions:     School environment with little significant exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students.     Physical demands are restricted to school activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.      Responsibility:     Assists in the supervision of school staff and students     TERM OF EMPLOYMENT :        The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full-time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part-time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.     EVALUATION:      Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.     The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties m a y be assigned .         Updated  November 2018  
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
May 21, 2019
Elementary
ALLENDALE PUBLIC  SCHOOLS   District Position Description     Position Title:  Assistant  Principal   Department: Instruction   Reports To:  Principal   FLSA Status:  Exempt   Days of Work:   230     SUMMARY     Assists the Principal in planning, directing, and implementing the curriculum for an individual school to ensure the educational development of each school through demonstrated planning, leadership, supervision, and administrative skills.     ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS     Informs the principal of conditions and needs of the school.      Plans, develops, implements and evaluates the educational program of the individual school on a continuous basis and in accordance with pupils' needs within the framework of an established policy for the total school's system.  Is effective in assisting the principal in the administration and coordination of the school's instructional programs to ensure appropriate instructional experiences.     Effectively directs the administration and coordination of the transportation, custodial, food and nutrition, and other support services of the school.     Assists all personnel in the improvement of the school program and in fulfilling assigned duties. Demonstrates the ability to provide competent staff  leadership   and  supervision of school level instructional personnel to ensure understanding and implementation of educational objectives of the school.     Is effective in administrating high standards of student conduct and enforces discipline as necessary, according to due process to the rights of students. Actively participates in the management and supervision of the attendance, conduct, and health of all students.     Demonstrates the ability to prepare the schedule of classes, student assignments, and extra curricular activities.  Assists in the supervision and evaluation of the school's extra-curricular programs.     Assists the principal in the selection, training/orienting, and supervision of school staff, and assists in the evaluation of staff performance.     Provides for the placement of students.  Arranges services for students identified as having special needs.      Inspects the school facility as requested, recommends improvements and takes steps to correct identified deficiencies as assigned; provides a safe environment for students and school personnel.      Provides appropriate assistance in the safety and administration of the school plant helping to plan and supervise fire drills, bus evacuation drills, and an emergency preparedness program.     Manages the business functions of the school relative to purchasing procedures and the monitoring of expenditures.      Establishes and maintains favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support for all students’ objectives and programs.     Presents a positive image  of the District at all times.      Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.     JOB SPECIFICATIONS     Education and Experience:     Master's degree or higher with at least five years of experience as a classroom teacher and at least two years of experience in public school administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess a valid S.C. teaching credential in the area of principal or supervisor.     Knowledge:     Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation and management of instructional programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements.  Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to educational activities.  Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the school.      Skills/Effort:     Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school and district staff.  Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.  Ability to complete, process, and maintain required records, reports, and other information.  Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and district employees, the school principal, and the general public.  Ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier, etc.     Working Conditions:     School environment with little significant exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students.     Physical demands are restricted to school activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.      Responsibility:     Assists in the supervision of school staff and students     TERM OF EMPLOYMENT :        The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.     EVALUATION:      Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.     The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties m a y be assigned .         Updated  November 2018  
Allendale Fairfax, SC, USA
Apr 25, 2019
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOLS District Position Description   Position Title:     Teacher Department:       Instruction Reports To:        Principal FLSA Status:      Exempt Days of Work:    190   GENERAL SUMMARY   Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS   Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils.   Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students' needs and interests.   Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and communicates these objectives to students.   Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.   Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and seeks appropriate assistance as needed.   Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.   Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of pupils.   Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and evaluates their performance.   Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication and/or home visits.   Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.   Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law, District policies, and administrative regulations.   Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.   Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.   Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.   Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct and behavior in a fair and just manner.   Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning,   Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.   Presents a positive image of the District at all times.   Willingly performs other related duties as required.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS   Education and Experience:   Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the school District which pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of the records, forms and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment, materials and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.   Skills/Effort:   Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.  Ability to prepare lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities.  Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job.   Working Conditions:   Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students.  Physical demands are restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required.  Job requires the operation of standard office equipment.    Responsibility:   Responsible for classroom materials and supplies budget. Supervises students in classroom. Supervises instructional aides and volunteers as assigned.   TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:     The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.   EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.   The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned .       Updated November 2018
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
Apr 25, 2019
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOLS District Position Description   Position Title:     Teacher Department:       Instruction Reports To:        Principal FLSA Status:      Exempt Days of Work:    190   GENERAL SUMMARY   Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS   Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils.   Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students' needs and interests.   Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and communicates these objectives to students.   Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.   Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and seeks appropriate assistance as needed.   Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.   Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of pupils.   Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and evaluates their performance.   Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication and/or home visits.   Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.   Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law, District policies, and administrative regulations.   Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.   Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.   Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.   Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct, and behavior in a fair and just manner.   Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning,   Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.   Presents a positive image of the District at all times.   Willingly performs other related duties as required.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS   Education and Experience:   Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the School District which pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of the records, forms, and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment, materials, and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.   Skills/Effort:   Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.  Ability to prepare lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities.  Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job.   Working Conditions:   Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students.  Physical demands are restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required.  The job requires the operation of standard office equipment.    Responsibility:   Responsible for classroom materials and supplies budget. Supervises students in the classroom. Supervises instructional aides and volunteers as assigned.   TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:     The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full-time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part-time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.   EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.   The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned .       Updated November 2018
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
Apr 24, 2019
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOLS District Position Description   Position Title:     Teacher Department:       Instruction Reports To:        Principal FLSA Status:      Exempt Days of Work:    190   GENERAL SUMMARY   Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS   Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils.   Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students' needs and interests.   Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and communicates these objectives to students.   Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.   Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and seeks appropriate assistance as needed.   Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.   Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of pupils.   Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and evaluates their performance.   Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication and/or home visits.   Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.   Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law, District policies, and administrative regulations.   Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.   Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.   Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.   Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct and behavior in a fair and just manner.   Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning,   Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.   Presents a positive image of the District at all times.   Willingly performs other related duties as required.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS   Education and Experience:   Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the School District which pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of the records, forms, and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment, materials and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.   Skills/Effort:   Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.  Ability to prepare lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities.  Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job.   Working Conditions:   Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students.  Physical demands are restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required.  Job requires the operation of standard office equipment.    Responsibility:   Responsible for classroom materials and supplies budget. Supervises students in classroom. Supervises instructional aides and volunteers as assigned.   TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:     The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full-time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part-time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.   EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.   The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned .       Updated November 2018
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
Apr 24, 2019
High School
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOLS District Position Description   Position Title:     Teacher Department:       Instruction Reports To:        Principal FLSA Status:      Exempt Days of Work:    190   GENERAL SUMMARY   Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS   Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils.   Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students' needs and interests.   Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and communicates these objectives to students.   Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.   Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and seeks appropriate assistance as needed.   Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.   Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of pupils.   Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and evaluates their performance.   Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication and/or home visits.   Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.   Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law, District policies, and administrative regulations.   Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.   Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.   Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.   Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct and behavior in a fair and just manner.   Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning,   Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.   Presents a positive image of the District at all times.   Willingly performs other related duties as required.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS   Education and Experience:   Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the school District which pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of the records, forms and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment, materials and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.   Skills/Effort:   Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.  Ability to prepare lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities.  Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job.   Working Conditions:   Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students.  Physical demands are restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required.  Job requires the operation of standard office equipment.    Responsibility:   Responsible for classroom materials and supplies budget. Supervises students in classroom. Supervises instructional aides and volunteers as assigned.   TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:     The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.   EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.   The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned .       Updated November
Allendale Allendale, SC, USA
Apr 24, 2019
Elementary
ALLENDALE COUNTY SCHOOLS District Position Description   Position Title:     Teacher Department:       Instruction Reports To:        Principal FLSA Status:      Exempt Days of Work:    190   GENERAL SUMMARY   Under general supervision assists students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible adults.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS   Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of pupils.   Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students' needs and interests.   Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and communicates these objectives to students.   Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.   Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and seeks appropriate assistance as needed.   Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.   Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of pupils.   Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteers and evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and evaluates their performance.   Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication and/or home visits.   Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.   Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law, District policies, and administrative regulations.   Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.   Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board policies.   Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.   Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life, conduct and behavior in a fair and just manner.   Provides for his/her own professional growth through an on-going program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning,   Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent.   Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the "chain of command" as designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.   Presents a positive image of the District at all times.   Willingly performs other related duties as required.   JOB SPECIFICATIONS   Education and Experience:   Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.   Knowledge:   Knowledge of the policies, procedures and activities of the school District which pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position.  Knowledge in the methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities which stimulate learning.  Knowledge of the records, forms and reports which must be prepared and maintained.  Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment, materials and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems.  Knowledge of the materials and information which must be prepared for classroom instructional activities.   Skills/Effort:   Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration and/or supervised practice.  Ability to supervise students and maintain order in various classroom and instructional activities and situations.  Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.  Ability to prepare lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities.  Ability to identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling and/or recommend appropriate remedial action to parents.  Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job.   Working Conditions:   Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental conditions.  Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students.  Physical demands are restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to 25 pounds.  Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required.  Job requires the operation of standard office equipment.    Responsibility:   Responsible for classroom materials and supplies budget. Supervises students in classroom. Supervises instructional aides and volunteers as assigned.   TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:     The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year.  Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.   EVALUATION:   Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.   The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned .       Updated November