EMERGENCY & FIRE
TITLE: Emergency & Fire Management Teacher
STATUS/FLSA: Full-time /Exempt
PAY SCHEDULE/GROUP: Verified work experience and education are considered
in the salary schedule)
DIRECT REPORTS: none
SUPERVISOR: Executive Director
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 200 Days. Salary determined by schedule set by the Board.
EVALUATION: Evaluated annually by the Executive Director.
Under general supervision instructs students fire service skills and techniques to include but not limited to the organizational structure of the fire and emergency services, how to work within the framework of the incident Management System, use of personal protective equipment, fire behavior, development of fire suppression skills, use of fire suppression equipment, fire prevention, and fire fighter safety.
Associate Degree and/or Bachelors preferred
Five years of experience in field
REQUIRED: Certified In Field or Eligible for Certification
Essential job duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties assigned.
● Supports and upholds the mission, vision, and the culture of the Anderson Institute of Technology and in School Districts Three, Four, and Five.
● Strives to implement by instruction and action the Institute’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
● Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media and conducts subject area research to support and enhance course content. Also, prepares students to pass all certification tests that are related to the program.
● Establishes a safe, supportive, positive and productive learning and working environment.
● Teaches the essential fire service skills and techniques and areas such as the types of fuels and the dangers they present to firefighters, methods of heat transfer, and the phases of a compartment fire.
● Demonstrates a variety of 21st century skills to foster independent, creative, critical thinkers, and problem solvers.
● Designs and facilitates engaging, high level, sophisticated learning experiences and applications appropriate to prepare students for 21st century global, knowledge-based society.
● Participates in faculty and professional meeting, educational conferences, and teacher training and workshops.
● Prepares daily lesson plans, organizes the classroom and laboratory for daily instructions and keeps the lab in an orderly and clean manner. Instructs students in the rudiments of getting and retaining a job; keeps informed of current entry level industry job requirements.
● Prepares lesson plans for daily classroom activities; organizes classroom and laboratory area for daily instruction.
● Provides limited lectures, demonstrates and uses audiovisual teaching aids to present subject matter to class; demonstrates industrial materials, equipment, tools and processes, using standard or teacher-prepared models, mock-ups, sketches, etc.
● Selects and requests instructional aids, equipment, and supplies; maintains inventory of supplies and materials needed for classroom activities; provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, equipment and tools.
● Recognizes students career interests and informs students of career pathways in the fire industry.
● Limits the amount of time in lecture and uses instructional techniques rather than lecture where possible.
● Prepares, administers, and corrects tests and assignments and/or other assessments.
● Maintains order in classroom; supervises student activities such as adjusting flame to obtain desired size and color.
● Maintains attendance and grade records as required by the school board.
● Counsels students in adjustment and academic problems; provides feedback to students.
● Serves as a Skills USA Advisor or other related student organization advisor.
● Instructs students in the proper use, care, operation, and safe handling of fabrication tools, welding equipment, cutting torch, power tools, etc.
● Evaluates progress and competency of students in concepts and skills of subject taught and contribution to group projects.
● Prepares various records and forms such as lesson plans, daily and weekly activity plans, tests, work orders, material requisitions, accident reports, competency forms, discipline reports, etc.
● Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
● Interacts with students, parents, coworkers, administrators, general public, etc.
Performs other related duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
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 training methods used in teaching concepts and skills of modern agriculture theory and actual practice to classroom students.
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.
Knowledge of various welding methods
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT USAGE
Operates copier, calculator, audiovisual equipment, fabrication tools, welding equipment, cutting torch, power tools, etc.; utilizes protective clothing and safety equipment.
Anderson Institute of Technology