MS GENERALIST TEACHER

Rapoport Academy - Quinn Middle

Rapoport Academy Public Schools

Waco , Texas

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Qualifications:
Education/Certification:
-Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
-Valid TX teaching certificate with required endorsements/training for subject & level assigned
-Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Special Knowledge/Skills:
-Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
-General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
-Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
-Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experiences:
-At least one year of student teacher or approved internship

Major Responsibilities:
Instructional Strategies:
-Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evident of preparation as required
-Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles
-Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations
-Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned
-Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities
-Work cooperatively with special education teacher to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plan (IEP)
-Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements
-Plan assignments with teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s)
-Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process

Student Growth and Development:
-Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits
-Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing
-Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned
-Be a positive role model for students

Classroom Management and Organization:
-Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students
-Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
-Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials

Communication:
-Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, and teachers.
-Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members
-Use effective communication skills to prepare information accurately and clearly

Professional Growth and Development:
-Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills
-Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers
-Compile, maintain, and file all physical & computerized reports, records, and other documents required
-Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:
None

Working Conditions:
Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling or pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
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