Teacher (Elementary, Secondary, Special Education, Technology Education, FACS, Foreign Language)
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Teaching in an elementary, secondary or vocational school instructional program and class environment favorable to learning; teaching a broad range of subjects or specialized subject matter(s); teaching special needs students; motivating students to achieve maximum potential;
Develops lesson plans and instructional materials; develops individual programs for special needs students;
Translates lesson plans into learning experiences;
Integrates subject area content and technology;
Instructs students in area(s) of specialization and subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district;
Adapts teaching materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students;
Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions;
Assesses and evaluates needs of students; provides instruction in individual or group sessions; establishes and maintains standards of behavior;
Formulates and implements behavior modification programs for special needs students;
Identifies student needs; assists with assessment of needs;
Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures;
Encourages students to think independently, develop and express original ideas;
Evaluates students' progress; maintains appropriate records; prepares progress reports;
Communicates with students, student counselors and parents through conferences and other means;
Maintains professional competence through in-service education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials;
Selects and requisitions books and instructional materials;
Participates in curriculum development programs, faculty committees and student activity sponsorship as required;
Performs related tasks as required;
Qualifications & Requirements KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of subject(s) taught; thorough knowledge of elementary, secondary or special education principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; thorough knowledge of school division rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and parents.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in an acceptable field.
Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.