Upper Elementary Math Teacher

  • Barnwell County Consolidated School District 48
  • Jan 23, 2023
Elementary Elementary

Job Description

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. Will teach mathematics
and science. Must be certified in elementary grades 2-6.


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.

District

Barnwell County Consolidated School District

School

To Be Determined