Homebound Teacher- District Wide- 2019-2020 School Year

Tomball Independent School District Tomball , TX 77375

Posted 2 months ago

Primary Purpose:

Provide special or general education students who are confined to the home for a temporary amount of time with learning activities and experiences designed to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Accommodate or modify instructional material when needed per a student's IEP. Prepare provided lessons and other instructional materials to student ability levels. Work with a student in a home or community setting as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Bachelor's degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills:

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Experience:

At least one year student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

  • Collaborate with students, parents, and other members of staff for each student assigned.

  • Implement an instructional program for assigned students and show written evidence of sessions and preparation as required.

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

  • Work cooperatively with classroom teachers to accommodate or modify regular curricula as needed.

  • Participate in 504 or ARD Committee meetings if required.

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

  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and capabilities of each student assigned.

  • Use technology in teaching/learning process.

Student Growth and Development

  • Helps students analyze and improve study methods and habits of study.

  • Assess the achievement of student on a regualr basis through formal and informal testing and provide progress reports as required.

  • Be a positive role model for students, on that supports the mission of the school district.

  • Management and Organization

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

  • Manage student behavior.

  • Consult with classroom teachers any behavior management needs.

  • Consult district and outside resource people regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students.

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

Communication

  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents, students, principals, and teachers.

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

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

Other

  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

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


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