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1.0 FTE Advanced Math Teacher - David Douglas High School

David Douglas School District #40 - Portland


JOB TITLE: Teacher – Basic Education

Job posting closes: Open Until Filled


Reports To: Building Principal

Job Purpose Statement/s: The position of Teacher – Basic Education is for the purpose/s of improving student success in academics or skills through implementing District approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; developing lesson plans; modeling the necessary skills to perform assignments; providing a safe and optimal learning environment and providing feedback to students, families and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc.

Essential Job Functions:

Plan and Implement a program of study following state and district outcomes that, as much as possible, meet the individual needs and abilities of the students.
Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum student outcomes.
Employ instructional methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting objectives.
Assess students’ academic learning and/or skills for the purpose of providing feedback to students, families and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations, goals, etc.
Advise families and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of supporting teacher’s expectations, developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals.
Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and Administrative Regulations.
Confer with colleagues, administrators, students and/or families when necessary.
Collaborate with school personnel and families for the purpose of improving the quality of student performance, developing solutions and planning curriculum.
Implement instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for achieving stated objectives for instruction and student success.
Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and an optimal learning environment.
Prepare teaching materials and reports (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal record, etc.) for the purpose of implementing lesson plans and providing documentation of teacher and student progress.
Become familiar with and uphold the enforcement of school rules, Administrative Regulations and Board Policy.
Demonstrate a professional and positive attitude when carrying out responsibilities as a faculty member.
Attend staff meetings as well as serve on staff and district committees as requested.
Meet the state standards for competent and ethical performance.

Other Job Functions:

Participate in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements – Qualifications:

Experience Preferred: Prior job related experience.

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

Skills in planning, developing, and implementing appropriate curriculum and assisting students in realizing success. Effective communication skills with students, families and other school personnel.
Knowledge of instructional theory and best practices, curriculum, state education code, state standards and district policies.
Abilities to stand and walk for prolonged periods, perform a variety of specialized and responsible tasks, maintain records, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, parent, other school personnel, meet schedule and deadlines. Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations, near/far visual acuity/depth perception and accommodation field of vision.


Will have regular attendance at work and work activities. Will be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.

Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree. Advanced Math endorsement required.

Licenses, Bonding and/or Testing Required: Appropriate Teacher Standards and Practices Commission license, Criminal Justice fingerprint clearance, and valid driver's license and evidence of insurability.

The David Douglas School District welcomes applications from candidates that expand the District's diversity.

Multi-Cultural preferred.

Bi-Lingual candidate preferred.

ESOL and/or Reading endorsement preferred.

Other: First aid card and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.

Terms of Employment: Salary and work year according to the current contract and school calendar.

Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's Policy on Evaluation of Licensed Staff Personnel.

David Douglas School District Drug Testing and Criminal Background Check

Per district policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a district required drug test and criminal background check. David Douglas School District’s Human Resources will designate where and when the testing will be conducted. The offer of employment will be withdrawn from candidates who test positive for drugs.

Job posting closes: Open Until Filled