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HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:

            High School Teacher

 

RESPONSIBLE TO:

            High School Principal

 

SUMMARY:

Instruct students in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth in the subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible men and women.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Employed per teacher contract.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Teaches district-approved curriculum.
  2. Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  3. Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  4. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interest of the students.
  5. Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  6. Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; and, in harmony with the goals, establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students.
  7. Diagnoses the learning disabilities of students.
  8. Evaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  9. Available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  10. Supervises students during the period of time before the start of classes each day and between class periods.
  11. Supervises students throughout the day (before school, lunch, end of day).
  12. Prepares for assigned classes.
  13. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  14. Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  15. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct; and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  16. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  17. Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.

EVALUATION:

Evaluation will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws and provisions established through the collective bargaining process.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid Illinois Teaching Certificate with appropriate required endorsement in area of study or pursuing appropriate endorsement.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in everyday situations.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, and parents; skill in oral and written communication.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 30 pounds, such as boxes of books and AV/VCR carts.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.  The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

 

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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in this environment is moderate to loud.  Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Much of the information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  The individual currently holding this position performs additional duties, and additional duties may be assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree.

Valid Illinois Teaching Certificate with appropriate required endorsement in area of study or pursuing appropriate endorsement

Salary/Benefits

Determined by education and years of experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to Mrs. Amanda Congdon. Email to amandacongdon@illiniwest.org.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.illiniwest.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/District%7CEmployment%20Opportunities

Job Posting Date

3/15/2024

Start Date

N/A