Wawasee Community School Corporation

 

License/Qualification:  Valid Indiana Teaching License

 

Hours:  Regular teacher hours

 

Start Date:  TEMPORARY - October 14, 2020 through April 12, 2021                                                     

 

                                                              JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:           Classroom teacher

TYPE OF POSITION:   Certified

REPORTS TO:      Principal

FLSA STATUS:    Exempt

POSITION PURPOSE: The primary function of the classroom teacher is to teach the student skills, knowledge, concepts, generalizations, principles, appreciations, and attitudes pertinent to the teacher's area (s) of academic certification while contributing to the development of the student's sense of self-worth and development as a productive member of society.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

  1. Assesses individual student and class needs
  2. Determines appropriate learning objectives for the class, and follows the objectives of the program and course of study adopted by the W.C.S.C.
  3. Plans appropriate learning experiences for students and files such plans as required.
  4. Plans group and individual instruction that provides for the differences of individuals and groups and responds positively to requests for help by students.
  5. Makes clear, practical demonstrations and explanations that complement the goals and objectives adopted by the corporation.
  6. Creates an effective classroom learning environment.
  7. Monitors students' progress and evaluates students' achievement of the objectives and goals of the program.
  8. Reports individual student's progress to parents and school personnel through the preparation of grade reports and/or the holding of conferences.
  9. Maintains professional competence through participation in in-service education activities of the school district and/or selects appropriate professional growth activities.
  10. Reviews and selects necessary instructional materials and supplies utilizing instructional displays, tools, and bulletin board where available.
  11. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior in the classroom and on school property providing available information to the administration when necessary to assist in student due process.
  12. Keeps accurate records and reports, meets timelines, and maintains appropriate confidentiality when necessary.
  13. Administers standardized tests in accordance with the school district's testing program.
  14. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school or school district.
  15. Plans and coordinates the work of paraprofessionals assigned to the teacher.
  16. Works cooperatively with staff, administration, colleagues, and parents.
  17. Participates with the Principal or the designee in the evaluation process according to corporation guidelines for evaluation and assessment of teachers.
  18. Is prompt and strives for good attendance.
  19. Attends monthly staff meetings as schedules by the Principal unless arrangements have been made to be excused.
  20. Recognizes that the professional teacher is the key to successful classroom experiences for students.
  21. Shares in the total school program and experience for students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Appropriate certification as required by the Indiana Department of Education.
  2. Ability to plan and organize.
  3. Skills in human relations.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively before groups of students and parents.
  5. Other qualifications as deemed desirable by the School Board.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

There are no environmental hazards indicated for this position.

TERMS: Length of year and rate of pay to be determined by the School Board.

EVALUATION: Evaluation of performance on this job will be in accordance with the provision in the policy handbook

Date of last Job Description Review: March, 2004