MIDDLE GRADES SPANISH 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

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Educational Level:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Preferred: Advanced degree(s)

  2. Experience, Skill and Certification:  Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in the assigned teaching field (Spanish)

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

Teaching Tasks

     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

 

General Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Follows professional practices consistent with school and district policies in  working with students, students’ records, parents, and colleagues.  

  2. Complies with school, district, and state administrative regulations and Board of Education policies.

  3. Demonstrates professional practices in teaching.

  4. Acts in a professional manner and assumes responsibility for the total school program, its safety and good order.

  5. Performs other duties as required based on the specific content area taught (such as content-area competitions, after-hours activities, and so on).

  6. 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.

  7. Performs other duties as required by the district, the school, or student need.

 

Non-Essential Responsibilities

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.

 

CLASSROOM  

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 hr@sktcs.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 hr@sktcs.org.

 

 

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.

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