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Bloomington Public Schools, School District 87
Bloomington, Illinois
TITLE: Secondary Classroom Teacher Grade 6 – 12 Position Description
QUALIFICATIONS: Type 03, 09, or 10 Teaching certificate from the State of Illinois with Endorsement.
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.
One or more years of experience teaching Grade 6 – 12 in endorsed area except in the case
of a new college graduate.
Student taught in Grade 6 – 12 in endorsed area.
Other qualifications that are deemed important by the Board of Education.
REPORTS TO: Building principal or other designated supervisor.
JOB GOAL: To help students learn subject matter, skills, and attitudes that will contribute to their
development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Plans and implements instructional programs in accordance with the district’s philosophy and curricular
objectives; adheres to approved policies and procedures of the district.
2. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
3. Plans a program of study that motivates students and, as much as possible, meets the needs, interests,, and
abilities of the students.
4. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of
students.
5. Prepares for assigned classes and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate
supervisor.
6. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and establishes clear objectives for
lessons and communicates these objectives to students.
7. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs and
capabilities of the individuals and/or student groups involved.
8. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides feedback and progress reports as
required.
9. Works cooperatively with other school personnel in the identification, diagnosis, and remediation of individual
students with specialized needs.
10. Encourages students to become responsible in maintaining acceptable standards of classroom behavior.
11. Assists administrators in implementing policies and rules concerning student conduct; in the classroom,
develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in a fair and just
manner.
12. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to be responsible for and to protect students, equipment,
materials, and facilities.
13. Maintains accurate, complete, and punctual records as required by law, District policy, and administrative
direction.
14. Makes provisions to be available to students and parents as needed for education-related purposes.
15. Attends staff meetings and contributes to ongoing development of District programs through constructive
involvement.
16. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence; demonstrates awareness of strengths and
limitations, acknowledging recommendations, and setting personal and professional goals for improvement.
17. Possesses and maintains current information and academic background; demonstrates observable knowledge
of theory and content in general education and subject matter specialization appropriate to elementary and/or
secondary level.
18. Treats personal information about students, parents, or staff members confidentially and ethically by
discussing such personal information only with individuals having a demonstrable educational interest in the
student.
19. Maintains communication and positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents, and community.
20. Supports the Bloomington Public Schools, School District 87 and imparts a positive image of the District within
the community.

Qualifications

ISBE PEL Licensure with math/science endorsement

Job Posting Date

11/20/2020

Application Deadline

12/28/2020

Start Date

11/30/2020