ELA Teacher (2019 - 2020)

  • Chester County School District
  • Mar 01, 2019
Middle School Middle Level - Language Arts Secondary - English

Job Description

Must be SC certified or eligible for SC certification.

TEACHER

Chester County Schools

 

Purpose Statement

The job of Teacher was established for the purpose/s of facilitating student success in academic and interpersonal skills through academic courses of study and by implementing district approved curriculum, documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific needs of students; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This job reports to Principal

Functions

Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting teacher's expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

 

Essential Functions

  • Assesses student progress, expectations, goals, etc. for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration.

 

  • Collaborates with other teachers for the purpose of implementing curriculum.

 

  • Collaborates with school personnel, parents and various community agencies for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes, developing solutions and planning curriculum.

 

  • Demonstrates methods required to perform assignments for the purpose of providing an effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.

 

  • Directs instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student aides for the purpose of providing an

effective school program and addressing the needs of individual students.

 

  • Instructs students for the purpose of improving their success in academic, interpersonal and daily living skills through a defined course of study.

 

  • Monitors student activities (e.g. classroom, lunch, grounds, etc.) for the purpose of providing for the safety and welfare of students.

 

  • Participates in various meetings for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information.

 

  • Prepares teaching materials and related reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and documenting student progress.

 

  • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code, administrative and/or school policies.

 

Other Functions

  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  planning and managing projects; and using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.

Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: stages of child development, a variety of teaching methodologies.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment.

Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; and working with frequent interruptions.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

 

Responsibility

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 40% sitting, 20% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Working Environment

Bachelors degree in job related area.

Experience Job related experience is required.

Education

Equivalency None Specified

Valid Teaching Certificate in Content/Grade area

Required Testing Certificates & Licenses

None Specified

Continuing Educ. / Training

TB

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

Clearances

FLSA Status

Exempt Teacher ALL

District

Chester County School District

School

Lewisville Middle School