Summary: Teaches Language Arts to secondary level students by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Instructs students using District-approved resources. Instructional methods include: modeling, guided practice, lecturing, cooperative learning, integration of technology.
Prepares daily lesson plans focusing on Indiana English Language Arts standards, course objectives, student performance and student assessments. Lesson plans should follow curriculum guidelines and requirements of the State, District and School.
Administers frequent formal and informal assessments to monitor student learning. Examples include: District Assessments, classroom exams, homework, projects, essays, classroom discussion.
Analyzes data to make instructional adjustments to improve student learning.
Communicates with students and parents concerning their progress.
Enters daily student attendance on District system.
Maintains a positive classroom learning environment and records/reports discipline concerns via the District system.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of IPS in English.
Ability to interpret basic mathematical data. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet software, student systems, and database software.
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid Indiana Teacher's License in English or Language Arts. Ability to meet Highly Qualified Status according to IDOE guidelines.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The physical demands described here 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
Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.