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Middle School Math Teacher

at Wichita Falls Independent School District

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 821
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

Job Title:                      Teacher

Reports to:                   Campus Principal

Dept./School:               Assigned Campus

Wage/Hour Status:       Exempt

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate in a core content area (Self-Contained 1-8, Core Subjects 4-8, Math 4-8)

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of subjects assigned

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

At least one year of student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

1.         Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum  program and show written evidence of preparation as required.

2.         Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

3.         Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

4.         Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

5.         Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.

6.         Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

7.         Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

8.         Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).

9.         Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

Student Growth and Development

10.        Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.

11.        Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

12.        Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.  Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

13.        Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

14.        Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

15.        Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

16.        Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

17.        Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.          

Communication

18.        Establish and maintain open of communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.

19.        Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

20.        Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

Professional Growth and Development

21.        Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

Other

22.        Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

23.        Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

24.        Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

25.        Regular attendance

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Equal Oportunity Employer: Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status.  Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice.

The district Title IX Coordinator is

Linda Muehlberger, Coordinator of Student Services, 1104 Broad St., Wichita Falls, TX 76307 940-235-1029



Primary Location: Secondary Middle School

Shift Type: Full-Time

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