Iber Holmes Gove Middle School is Raymond's grade 5 - 8 school with a student population of 385+/-. We are a team based school with four grade level teams and a unified arts team. Each grade level team is made up of five classroom teachers and a special education case manager. The unified arts team is made up of the art, computer, FCS, health, librarian, music, PE, TecI Ed and world languages teachers.
Just shy of 50% of our student body is enrolled in our band and chorus programs. We have at least three concerts every year with all four grades performing.
IHGMS is actively engaged in implementing a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for both academics and behaviors. Along with core academics and unified arts our schedule includes an intervention & enrichment period. Our goal is to have 80% of our students master their grade level standards in reading and math through a competency based education system. Our vision is:
Iber Holmes Gove Middle School is a community of learners and positive role models working and growing together to encourage all students to reach their highest academic potential.
Our vision is to provide a rigorous and engaging educational experience for all of our students, so they will become independent thinkers that are active and collaborative members of society who can communicate and lead effectively.
REPORTS TO: School Principal
JOB GOAL: To make knowledge accessible to all students by developing their cognitive capacity and respect for learning. Foster students' self-esteem, motivation, and sense of civic responsibility.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Provide an educational atmosphere where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Raymond School District Policies.
QUALIFICATIONS: The class room teacher will meet all qualifications and behavior standards as set by the Sate of New Hampshire authority. In accordance with certification requirements and the performances expectations of the Raymond Public Schools, all classroom teachers shall meet the following employment criteria.
The minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
A valid New Hampshire Teacher's Certificate (applicable level-area endorsements preferred.)
A completed credential file that meets Raymond Public School standards.
Professional verification of successful classroom teacher performance and/or student teaching experience.
Evidence of the willingness and the ability to comply with the standards for ethical and professional performance established by the State Board of Education.
Interview/file data will include evidence of sensitivity and respect for others and verification of the demonstrated ability to serve as a positive role model for youth.
Regular and predictable attendance is essential.
Summary of Essential Functions
Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements.
Plans for and guides the learning process to help students achieve program objectives.
Maintains a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning.
Implements useful diagnostic and progress assessment measures.
Selects and uses effective instructional methods and learning materials
Establishes a cooperative relationship with all assigned students
Maintains open lines of communication with parent/guardians.
Engages in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job-related knowledge and skill development
Works collaboratively with colleagues and administration to achieve the overall purposes of the school program.
Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Contract Year: 186.5 days for new teachers 185.5 for ongoing teachers days*
Raymond School District