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Roseburg Public Schools

Roseburg High School is seeking a dynamic Drafting Teacher for the Vocational Technical Program. Courses currently taught in this program are Drafting, 3D Animation, Animation 2, Architecural Design, and Automation. Oregon TSPC Licensure with Industrial & Engineering Technology CTE Required.
FTE: 1.0
Work Calendar: 192 days FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Building Principal Classification: Licensed-Professional
Evaluation Rubric: Classroom Teacher Start Date: 2022-2023 School Year
Salary: $41,130 to $80,62

Benefits: Roseburg Public Schools participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. Upon eligibility, the district contributes 6% of an employee's salary to their Individual Account Program (IAP). District contributions to medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; district Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) contributions; Employee Assistance Program, and tuition reimbursement.

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Position Summary
The Classroom Teacher is responsible for the instruction and supervision of assigned students within the parameters of the District philosophy, curriculum, policies, and procedures. A primary focus is the establishment of a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement for all students while considering the background and developmental level of the individual student. Instruction and supervision include student guidance, classroom management, and knowledge in subject areas taught and District and state standards. This is demonstrated by appropriate curriculum design, instructional practices, and student progress assessment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-0045).
Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective, engaging and developmentally appropriate learning.
Develop and communicate clear classroom behavioral expectations and utilize effective, proactive behavioral management skills in all school settings.
Meet with students and/or parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day, when necessary, or by direction of building principal and/or superintendent. Initiates, plans, and carries out parent conferences.
Regularly assess the accomplishments of students, providing timely feedback and progress reports to students, parents/guardians, and appropriate staff members.
Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with all students and parents/guardians concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
Implement and communicate appropriate standards-based grading practices.
Promote high levels of achievement in relation to individual student abilities.
Implement techniques and methodologies appropriate to student abilities.
Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use research-based principles of effective instruction.
Organize instruction using learning objectives with clearly defined student outcomes.
Employ teaching strategies congruent with planned student outcomes.
Select teaching strategies emphasizing student involvement.
Communicate course goals and academic expectations to students.
Implements individual plans (IEP/504/TAG/etc.).
Assess and differentiate for the learning needs of students, seeking the assistance of District specialists as needed.
Uses current body of knowledge in cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development to design and adapt individual/group academic and behavioral/social programs in all school settings.
Employ a variety of instructional techniques/media to achieve State Standards.
This position may supervise volunteers, student aides, and educational assistants. All school employees have some responsibility for supervising students and assisting in always maintaining a safe environment.
Plan and supervise meaningful assignments for Instructional Assistants and volunteers and cooperatively assist in evaluating their performance.
Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure.
Works collaboratively with other school personnel in meeting the diverse social and academic needs of all students.
Work collaboratively in professional learning communities to provide documentation of students’ progress.
Maintain an ongoing personal program of professional growth and development.
Develop and implement annually an approved plan for professional growth and development.
Maintains accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
Attend and participate in staff meetings. Assists in the assessment of building level needs and the planning required to meet those needs.
Works effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Workplace Expectations
Perform duties in a courteous and efficient manner that builds the confidence of staff, students and the public in the Roseburg School District and enhances learning.
The employee has regular attendance at work and work activities, and is punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings, and following schedules.
In every aspect of this position, employee must exercise honesty and ethical behavior, including but not limited to: in communication and relationships with staff, students and the public; use of time and district property as well as representation of absence from duty leave.
The employee is dressed and groomed in a neat, clean, and appropriate professional manner for the assignment and work setting.
The employee maintains the integrity of confidential information relating to student, family, colleague, or district patron. The employee uses or relays personal information only in the course of performing assigned responsibilities and in the best interest of the individuals involved.
The employee follows all district or supervisor policies, rules, regulations, memos, bulletins, announcements, applicable position descriptions, and reasonable requests by proper authority.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Valid Oregon teacher’s license with appropriate subject area endorsement and grade level authorization.
Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research.
Content knowledge in subject areas taught.
Familiarity with a variety of age appropriate instructional, assessment and classroom management strategies that reflect current research on best practices.
Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks for middle school grade levels.
Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of state and federal education laws and of student and staff rights.
Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.
Ability to effectively manage and supervise students and their work.
Ability to direct the work of other staff members.
Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.
All postings are subject to enrollment levels. In-District means part of the REA Bargaining Unit. Transfer requests from in-district candidates must be received in Human Resources no later than 4:30pm on the closing date of the given position. Successful candidate must pass criminal history and drug screen clearances in accordance with Oregon Statutes and District Policies.