San Marin High School Drama Teacher 0.2 FTE

Novato Unified School District Novato , CA 94998

Posted 5 months ago

San Marin High School Drama Teacher 0.2 FTE


Novato Unified School District

Date Posted:


Ellen Christensen-Denton

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Length of Work Year:
2018-2019 School Year

Employment Type:

Part Time

Application Deadline:
5/22/2018 11:55 PM Pacific


$47,509 to $81,441

Date Posted:
5/8/2018 Application Deadline:
5/22/2018 11:55 PM Pacific Employment Type:

Part Time Length of Work Year:
2018-2019 School Year Salary:

$47,509 to $81,441 Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Ellen Christensen-Denton Email: Phone:

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

Classification: Certificated

Reports to: Site Principal

Work Year: 186 days (180 student days, 3 staff development days, 3 work days)

Salary Range: See Certificated Teacher Salary Schedule

Education and Credential

Appropriate teaching credential and English Learner certification as required by the State and District for the position

Primary Function

Under the direct supervision of the site principal the teacher provides an educational program that meets the instructional needs of each student in the teacher's area of credentialed responsibility consistent with District goals and School Board policy.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaches assigned subject area utilizing the Board of Trustees' adopted course of study and other standards-aligned learning activities.

  • Provides standards-based instruction that is consistent with District and school expectations and that meets the needs of all students assigned to the teacher.

  • Communicates with students, parents, administrators and other staff members in a manner that is consistent with District and school expectations.

  • Provides planned learning experiences in order to motivate students and best utilize the time available for instruction.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a safe and productive classroom atmosphere consistent with site and District expectations.

  • Employs planning, record-keeping, resource management, and classroom management practices that maximize the teacher's effectiveness.

  • Provides for student supervision that ensures student safety consistent with District and school expectations.

  • Evaluates student academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, prepares progress reports, and communicates with parents on individual student progress.

  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning, health and behavior problems.

  • Performs basic attendance accounting and business services as required.

  • Participates in curricular and extra-curricular school programs, assessment and development activities, student supervision and control, and staff, parent, department and District meetings consistent with collective bargaining agreement.

  • Participates in IEP meetings and provides instruction to students with special needs in accordance with IEP utilizing support services as appropriate.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assumes professional responsibilities in a manner which meets district and school expectations and ensures continued personal and professional growth.

  • Implements district goals and objectives for certificated teachers as written in the individual's planning conference.

  • Performs other duties as assigned consistent with the Novato Unified School District Board Policies and Novato Federation of Teachers' contract.

  • Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids and instructional supplies, and maintains required inventory records.

  • Ensures a comfortable room environment through control of heating, lighting and ventilation to the extent possible.

  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with the District testing program, following prescribed District and State mandated guidelines.

  • Plans and coordinates the work of aides, teacher assistants and other paraeducators as appropriate.

  • Collaborates with other professional staff members in the development of curriculum and instructional strategies.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principals, theories, practices, methods and techniques used in curriculum development and classroom instruction

  • Classroom procedures which promote appropriate student conduct and motivation for student learning.

  • Child guidance principles and practices.

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

  • Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws.

  • Research methods and report writing techniques.

  • First aid and CPR.

  • Current trends and research concerning the growth and development of children.

Ability to:

  • Adapt plans to meet different needs and learning styles.

  • Create an instructional program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.

  • Establish effective rapport with pupils.

  • Motivate pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary education, in accordance with each pupil's ability.

  • Monitor children in classrooms.

  • Display the use of good judgment in making decisions.

  • Maintain professional relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues and supervising staff members.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Maintain acceptable standards of physical health, energy and emotional adjustment to the job environment.

  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

  • Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.

  • Have the dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

  • Visually read and understand written information.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • Valid California Teaching Credential

  • English Learner Certification

  • Valid California Class C Driver's License

Working Conditions: Classroom or outdoor environment

Requirements for Applying

  • Letter of Introduction-Resume-Three Current Letters of Recommendation-California Single Subject Credential: Drama or English or Theatre Arts-CLAD/English Learner Authorization

Requirements for Applying

  • Letter of Introduction-Resume-Three Current Letters of Recommendation-California Single Subject Credential: Drama or English or Theatre Arts-CLAD/English Learner Authorization

PLEASE READ ALL COMMENTS AND JOB DESCRIPTION BEFORE CONTACTING HUMAN RESOURCES WITH QUESTIONS. Novato Unified is only accepting applications on EdJoin.If you are unable to provide any required information at this time, please submit a brief note of explanation in place of the missing documentation, and be prepared to provide this information if an offer is extended. A record of TB clearance will be required of successful candidate.Questions about your EDJOIN application submission should be directed to the EDJOIN helpdesk at 888-900-8945. EDJOIN will send confirmation of your application submission. Please do not contact the district office to inquire if your application is complete. If you are uncertain, review your application on EDJOIN. Please do not mail or email applications. Only EDJOIN applications will be accepted. Only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. You may address letters of introduction to:Kris CoscaAssistant Superintendent, Human Resources1015 Seventh StreetNovato, CA 94945Note that your candidacy will be reviewed for attention to instruction, spelling, grammar and professionalism. Candidates are expected to demonstrate resourcefulness and a basic knowledge of the district and the job for which they are applying. Letter of IntroductionLetter(s) of Recommendation (3 current and from supervisors preferred.)Resume (2 page maximum please.)Credential Copy (Please attach detailed copy from CTC website.)Copy of Transcript (Copies are fine for application. Sealed, official will be required for salary placement.)


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San Marin High School Drama Teacher 0.2 FTE

Novato Unified School District