SCHOOL YEAR: 2019-2020
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Required to hold state certification in Elementary (license code 025) and designated as "highly qualified"
Teachers students academic, social, and motor skills in public schools
Prepares course objective and outline for course of study following curriculum guidelines or requirements of state and school
Lectures, demonstrates and uses audiovisual teaching aids and best practices to present subject matter to class
Prepares, administers, and corrects tests, and record results
Assigns lessons, corrects papers, and hears oral presentations
Teacher behavioral expectations
Develops a behavioral plan and maintains order in classroom, on playground and throughout the campus
Counsels students when adjustment and academic problems arise
Discusses students' academic and behavioral attitudes and achievements with parents
Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school
May coordinate class field trips
May teach combined or combination or inclusion classes
May specialize by subject taught, such as math, science, or social studies, music, etc.
Engages in on-going professional development
Works cooperatively with colleagues and in the school's learning community
Performs other duties as required
MINIMUM STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM RESPONSIBILITIES
Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, calculators, etc. Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to life, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, forms, strategic plans, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, forms, evaluations, budgets, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuations, grammar, dictation, and style. Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of algebra, descriptive statistics and statistical inference.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment and hand tools. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Does not require the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken works. Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via telephone.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Masterful knowledge of curriculum and best practices
Highly developed presentation skills
Knowledge of effective staff development models that lead to the successful development of effective teachers
Excellent oral and written skills
Considerable human relations and human development skills
Demonstrated leadership ability
Good technical skills with technology and presentation tools
Ability to use common office machines and popular computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs
Ability to maintain complete and accurate records an statistics and to develop meaningful reports from that information.
Ability to plan and evaluate strategies for new teacher development
Ability to excursive considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments
Ability to work with adult learners.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time for ten months
Salary based on state and local salary schedules
The term of this position is from the actual start date through the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year.
The preceding job description was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Chatham County Schools