STEM teacher

  • Barnwell County Consolidated School District 48
  • Jan 23, 2023
Other K-12 Other

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The purpose of this position is to positively provide strategies and support to students not
performing at grade level through intervention groups that address skills needed to learn to
kinesthetically and successfully comprehend basic mathematical skills. This position is also
responsible for collaborating with teachers in promoting interdisciplinary STEM activities into the
core curriculum and providing supplemental STEM lessons through the activity schedule.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned.)
Teach targeted mathematics intervention to small groups of students daily using
research- based strategies and resources.
Collaborate with teachers individually to identify the mathematical needs of students, to
set learning goals and targets, and to problem solve with teachers to develop best
practices for continuous academic growth of students in mathematics.
Assist teachers with the collection of data, analysis of data results and supports the
sharing of findings with all staff.
Assist teachers with using the analysis of data to impact mathematics instruction in the
classroom.
Reviews student achievement and assists with placing students in appropriate math
intervention and support services.
Meets regularly with the classroom teacher to plan mathematics instruction that
correlates with the individual student’s needs or as requested by the classroom teacher.
Attends professional development to enhance knowledge of pedagogy and content
especially with mathematics.
Provides professional development to classroom teachers regarding effective
mathematics strategies.
Maintains and submits accurate and up to date management records of all students’
progress.
Communicates regularly with parents concerning a child’s progress in intervention.
Performs other duties and responsibilities related to literacy as assigned by supervisor.
Delivers STEM-oriented instruction through project-based learning methods.
Attends professional development and training related to STEM programs and
methodologies, staying abreast of current research.
Employs a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media, and performance
assessments, which guide the learning process toward curriculum goals and student
learning.
Uses technology to promote learning, creativity, and collaboration.
Works directly with school administrators and staff in the development, implementation,
and evaluation of STEM initiatives and curriculum.
Organizes, develops, and coordinates special STEM events/activities.
Coaches teachers on STEM initiatives and instructional best practices in the STEM areas.
Serves as liaison to prospective or selected STEM vendors, to determine the best
resources, options and innovations that will optimize the learning experience for students
and staff.
Initiates new programs that support the STEM vision


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Master’s Degree in Education (required). Minimum of five years successful classroom
experience that includes teaching mathematics. Endorsement or working towards
endorsement in Read to Succeed. Evidence of effective instructional skills. Current
South Carolina Teacher Certification required.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and interpret documents and procedure manuals. Ability to assist with
writing reports as needed. Ability to speak and present effectively before staff and
parents.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
Ability to assist with basic mathematical skills with students. Ability to work with
multiple groups of students on a daily basis. Ability to keep accurate records of
student’s progress and benchmark data, pre-assessment data, computer-based
instruction data, and other data points that pertain to students in intervention
sessions.


REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions with IEPs and other
accommodations made for each student. Ability to interpret data reports from formative
and summative achievement data.


KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of classroom activities pertaining to the specific duties on the job.
Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization.
Knowledge of the materials and information that must be prepared for classroom
instructional activities.
Knowledge of the records and reports that must be completed and maintained.
Knowledge of the special needs of (emotionally and/or physically) students with
disabilities.
Knowledge of progress monitoring and maintaining intervention records.


SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to provide supplemental instruction to students through explanation and
demonstration, or supervised practice.
Ability to assist teacher in various classroom and instructional activities.
Ability to supervise students, individually and in groups, in and out of the classroom
during short periods of time.
Ability to effectively assist the teacher to instruct and assist students with disabilities
in academics.
Ability to operate general office equipment such as a copier, computer and telephone.
Ability to assist in preparing materials for classroom activities.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, and all other groups
involved in the activities of the job.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Conducts duties in a classroom environment with no significant exposure to
environmental conditions.
Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant
attention and working with disabled children.
Work is performed while standing, sitting, and/or walking.
Requires the ability to communicate constantly to groups of staff and students.
Requires bending, squatting, reaching, ability to push, pull and carry light weighted
objects (such as materials in boxes, or equipment for activities within the group
session).
No travel is required.


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time
employment during an entire school year, where funding is available. Conditions of
employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less
than an entire school year. This is a grant funded position.


EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:
The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American
with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this
position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this
position and additional duties may be assigned.

District

Barnwell County Consolidated School District

School

Macedonia Elementary Middle School