Sycamore High School
Full-time Social Studies Teacher
2021-2022 School Year
High School setting
Proper Ohio licensure to teach grades 7-12 social studies is required.
The classroom teacher is a member of the educational team who has the primary responsibility of helping students to maximize their potential through the implementation of the approved curriculum.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program. Skillfully presents subject matter.
Establishes and maintains a positive learning environment.
Appropriately plans and develops assessment activities.
Professional and Personal Attitudes and Characteristics
Complies with administrative policies within the department, school, and district.
Shows evidence of professional growth.
Is receptive to new approaches and various points of view.
Maintains professional behavior.
Shows respect, concern, and warmth to children and adults.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and administration. Ability to read, analyze and interpret testing and survey results, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, parents, agencies, teachers, or members of the school community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conforms to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to administration, staff, public groups, and/or Board of Education.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid certificate/license as issued by the Ohio Department of Education
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to the instructional program. Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, peers, parents and community. Ability to speak clearly and concisely in written or oral communication. Ability to use computers for classroom instruction and record keeping. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee occasionally is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
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