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Math Teacher (Temporary) at Centennial Middle School

Organization: 
Centennial School District

LOCATION: Centennial Middle School
FTE: 1.0
START DATE: November 1, 2023, or when filled
WORK HOURS: 7:30am - 3:30pm
CONTRACT DAYS: 192 (will be prorated based on start date)

This is a temporary position for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year.

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, parents 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, parents and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations, goals, etc.
• Collaborate with school personnel and parents 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:
• Advise parents 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 parents when necessary.
• Participate in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information.

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, parents and other school personnel.
* Knowledge of instructional theory and best practices, curriculum, state education code 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.
* Ability to speak a second language preferred.

• Licenses, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Proper TSPC Licensure with Math endorsement required.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 192 days per year. Salary to be established by collective bargaining agreement.

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

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The Centennial School District no longer accepts hard copy application materials for open positions, including internal applicants (current employees). All applicants are required to apply through TalentEd Recruit and Hire (https://centennial.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx).

Centennial School District practices equal employment opportunity and treatment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, veteran's status, genetic information, and disability if the employee is able to perform the essential functions of the position.