POSITION TITLE: Teacher Specialist
JOB CODE: 000085, 001085
GRADE: RT 10
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR (Position title): Principal
POSITION SUMMARY: Helping teachers increase their skills and improve their performance so that each child in the district may be provided with educational opportunities of a consistently high standard. Also providing direct instructional and other support at the direction of the Principal.
ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: Observe, demonstrate, consult with and assist individual classroom teachers in direct instruction and classroom performance.
Assist in the planning, evaluation, management, development, and improvement of curriculum and instructional activities with the classroom teachers. Provide instruction for individual students requiring special instructional needs. Coordinate and cooperate with the Principal in formulating in-service training programs for teachers within the individual building.
Assist in conducting research studies related to the instructional program and other areas of student activities and achievement. Assist with coordinating elementary curriculum. Assist with the selection of instructional materials.
Assist in organizing and planning all summer school programs and activities conducted to the school. Meet and confer with Grade Chairs and parents as necessary. Attend relevant school, district, and professional meetings. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Valid Texas Teacher Certification.
Experience: Three years minimum exemplary teaching experience.
Working knowledge of computers, word processing and database software. Experience in teacher training preferred. Possesses an in-depth, working knowledge of elementary curriculum.
The ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms with all levels of management, both internal and external to the department.
Demonstrate outstanding human management, instructional and leadership skills. Ability to lift and carry up to 10 pounds, sit walk, stand, drive and be mobile. Valid Texas Driver's License with applicable insurance coverage.
Houston Independent School District