GIFTED LEAD TEACHER
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide appropriate learning experiences and educational opportunities for each student assigned to the class.
REPORTS TO: Principal
SALARY SCHEDULE: Teacher
WORK DAYS: 190
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Preferred: Advanced degree(s)
Experience, Skill and Certification: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in the assigned teaching field (Certification Field)
1. Provides Instruction
a. Teaches at an appropriate instructional level
b. Provides content development
c. Builds for transfer
2. Assesses and Encourages Student Progress
a. Promotes student engagement
b. Monitors student progress
c. Responds to both adequate and inadequate student progress
d. Supports students
3. Manages the Learning Environment
a. Uses time efficiently
b. Maintains effective physical setting for instruction
c. Maintains appropriate student behavior in the classroom
Virtual Duties and Responsibilities
Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the Virtual Platform in written and oral form, including electronic media, using positive interpersonal skills
Uses a variety of programs and software applications, as appropriate, to complete instructional and administrative tasks
Participate in professional learning to enhance ability to provide engaging online instruction a. Participate in required Professional Learning that leads to virtual teaching endorsement
Clearly articulates deadlines, schedules, and procedures to students and parents to ensure that students complete coursework in a timely manner.
General Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teacher Duties and Responsibilities
a. Follows professional practices consistent with school and district policies in working with students, students’ records, parents, and colleagues
Interacts in a professional manner with students and parents
Is available to students and parents for conferences according to district policies
Facilitates home-school communication by such means as holding conferences, telephoning, and sending written communications
Maintains confidentiality of students and students’ records
Works cooperatively with school administrators, special support personnel, colleagues, and parents
b. Complies with school, district, and state administrative regulations and Board of Education policies
Conducts assigned classes at the times scheduled
Enforces regulations concerning student conduct and discipline
Provides adequate information, plans, and materials for substitute teacher
Maintains accurate, complete and appropriate records and files reports promptly
Attends and participates in faculty meeting and other assigned meetings and activities according to school policy
Complies with conditions as stated in the Contract of Employment
c. Demonstrates professional practices in teaching
Models correct use of language, oral and written
Demonstrates accurate and up-to-date knowledge of content
Implements designated curriculum
Maintains lesson plans as required by school policy
Assigns reasonable tasks and homework to students
d. Acts in a professional manner and assumes responsibility for the total school program, its safety and good order
Takes precautions to protect records, equipment, materials, and facilities
Assumes responsibility for supervising students in out-of-class settings
2. Performs other duties as required based on the specific content area taught (such as content-area competitions, after-hours activities, and so on).
3. Plans and coordinates purposeful assignments for paraprofessional(s), other supporting staff, and volunteer(s), and provides input to the administrative staff on the performance of these individuals.
4. Performs other duties as required by the district, the school, or student need.
Terms of Employment: Incumbents will receive an annual contract. The work calendar will be 190 days. Salary will be determined based on level of certification an allowable experience.
A responsibility is considered to be “non-essential” (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.
Note the responsibility number from the list in the “Duties and Responsibilities” section for those responsibilities that could be considered “non-essential” based on this definition.
Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered “non-essential” in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an “individual case” basis.
Physical and Sensory Demands
Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.
Employees in this category spend at least most of the workday in a typical classroom or related educational environment. There will be prolonged periods of standing or walking, and there may be frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies. Reading, listening, writing, and speaking are requirements. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands, but there may be occasions that require the lifting or restraint of a student.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, and should also submit an application through the Savannah Chatham County Public School System: https://www.applitrack.com/sccpss/onlineapp/default.aspx. Review of resumes will begin immediately. SKTCS reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time; candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as all materials can be compiled. Questions about the position may be directed to email@example.com.
Teachers will be “at-will” contracted employees of Susie King Taylor Community School.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Susie King Taylor Community School to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizen status, age, marital status, disability, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as provided by law), sexual orientation, gender (sex), and to maintain an environment free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, or retaliation as required by civil rights law.