• As set by state certification authorities.






SUPERVISES:                                                             Teacher aide and volunteers assigned


JOB GOAL:                                                                To help students learn subject matter and/or                                                                              skills that will contribute to their                                                                                                             development as mature, able and responsible                                                                                men and women.                                                                              




  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
  • 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 student.
  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
  • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required.
  • Counsels with colleagues, students, and/or parents on a regular basis.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life and conduct, and for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintain order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
  • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher assistant(s) and/or volunteer(s), and cooperatively with department heads, evaluates their job performance.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.












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Ten-month year.  Salary and work year to be

according to the current schedule.




Performance of this job will be evaluated annually for tenured and semi-annually for evaluation of professional personnel.








Approved:  ­­__________________________________________                    Date:_______________


Teacher’s signature: ___________________________________                   Date:_______________




*Teacher’s signature indicates knowledge of the job description.  However, this job description will

  not be used for the purpose of teacher evaluation.





























January 3, 1978, rev. 02/00

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