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High School Mathematics Teacher

Organization: 
Klamath County School District

Primary Function:

To plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program, as designated by the Klamath County School District, in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. Physical ability to adhere to OSHA and district safety regulations. Work within the district’s communicable disease control plan (blood borne pathogens) and be aware of the existence and potential exposure to hazardous chemicals as identified on the MSDS sheets. This position is considered a safety sensitive position.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish and promote high standards and expectations for all students and staff for academic performance and responsibility for behavior.
Ensure high quality instruction takes place every day.
Collaborate with department and district colleagues.
DOMAIN 1: Planning and Preparation
1a Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy
• Content knowledge • Prerequisite relationships • Content pedagogy
1b Demonstrating Knowledge of Students
• Child development • Learning process • Special needs • Student skills, knowledge, and proficiency • Interests and cultural heritage
1c Setting Instructional Outcomes
• Value, sequence, and alignment • Clarity • Balance • Suitability for diverse learners
1d Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources
• For classroom • To extend content knowledge • For students
1e Designing Coherent Instruction
• Learning activities • Instructional materials and resources • Instructional groups • Lesson and unit structure
1f Designing Student Assessments
• Congruence with outcomes • Criteria and standards • Formative assessments • Use for planning
DOMAIN 2: The Classroom Environment
2a Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport
• Teacher interaction with students • Student interaction with students
2b Establishing a Culture for Learning
• Importance of content • Expectations for learning and achievement • Student pride in work
2c Managing Classroom Procedures
• Instructional groups • Transitions • Materials and supplies • Non-instructional duties • Supervision of volunteers and paraprofessionals
2d Managing Student Behavior
• Expectations • Monitoring behavior • Response to misbehavior
2e Organizing Physical Space
• Safety and accessibility • Arrangement of furniture and resources

DOMAIN 3: Instruction
3a Communicating With Students
• Expectations for learning • Directions and procedures • Explanations of content • Use of oral and written language
3b Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
• Quality of questions • Discussion techniques • Student participation
3c Engaging Students in Learning
• Activities and assignments • Student groups • Instructional materials and resources • Structure and pacing
3d Using Assessment in Instruction
• Assessment criteria • Monitoring of student learning • Feedback to students • Student self-assessment and monitoring
3e Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness
• Lesson adjustment • Response to students • Persistence
DOMAIN 4: Professional Responsibilities
4a Reflecting on Teaching
• Accuracy • Use in future teaching
4b Maintaining Accurate Records
• Student completion of assignments • Student progress in learning • Non-instructional records
4c Communicating with Families
• About instructional program • About individual students • Engagement of families in instructional program
4d Participating in a Professional Community
• Relationships with colleagues • Participation in school projects • Involvement in culture of professional inquiry • Service to school
4e Growing and Developing Professionally
• Enhancement of content knowledge / pedagogical skill • Receptivity to feedback from colleagues • Service to the profession
4f Showing Professionalism
• Integrity/ethical conduct • Service to students • Advocacy • Decision-making • Compliance with school/district regulations

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
1. Upon request, assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
2. Takes precautions to provide for the health and safety of all students.
3. Takes precautions to secure and protect District material, equipment, and facilities.
4. Participates in activities which are related to school functions and/or the educative process which occur outside the regular school day, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.
5. Pursue continuous professional growth.
6. Adheres to all standards established by Teachers Standards and Practices Commissions for Competent and Ethical Educator.
7. Adhere to all Oregon Administrative Rules related to licensed educators / school counselors.

COMPENSATION:

190 day contract
Family medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance
6% PERS paid by District
$42,632* base salary (2020-2021 base salary)
*2021/2022 salary is dependent upon contract negotiations.

There are multiple mathematics positions available.

Position to begin in the 2021/2022 school year.