Social Studies High School Teacher - Edinburg - job 853486

Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Edinburg, Texas

Salary: $50,250 per year

Employment type: Full-time

  • JobID: 5457


  • Position Type:


    High School Teaching/Social Studies - Composite


    Date Posted:


    6/10/2021


    Location:


    Edinburg High School


    Closing Date:


    Open until filled


    REPORTS TO: Campus Principal APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled


    LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 187 Days DATE REVISED: 7/30/2020


    WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt


    SALARY RANGE: $50,250

    Minimum $67,000

    Maximum PAY GRADE: TCH




    PRIMARY PURPOSE:



    Provide students with appropriate distance, virtual, or face to face learning in the academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.



    QUALIFICATIONS:



    Education/Certification:

    Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

    Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned

    Special Knowledge/Skills:

    Knowledge of subjects assigned

    General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

    Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

    Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:



    Instructional Strategies
      Develop and implement lesson plans and activities through distance, virtual, or face to face learning to fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
      Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles and needs.
      Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and
    administrative regulations.
      Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
      Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
      Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
      Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
      Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).
      Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process and provide blended learning opportunities in the classroom environment.
    Student Growth and Development
      Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
      Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
      Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the
    campus principal.
      Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.
    Classroom Management and Organization
      Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional
    development of students.
      Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
      Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
      Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.


    Communication
      Be available by phone, email, or video conferencing during a scheduled conference period or designated office hours to confer with district personnel, students, and/or parents. The rest of the workday is committed to the planning, preparing, online staff development, virtual campus/district meetings, ARD’s, implementing and evaluating lessons and activities.
      Communicate daily with all students or parents via Google Classroom, Google Meet, Microsoft Office 365 Email, or phone or video conference. Maintain an ongoing contact log for your records.
      Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students,
    principals, and teachers.
      Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
      Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
      Provide ongoing feedback of student achievement through formal and informal methods on mastery of lessons as per established district grading procedures.
    Professional Growth and Development
      Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
    Other
      Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom
    teachers.
      Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
      Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
      Performs all duties in a safe manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or to others.
      Performs other related duties as assigned.


    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Supervise assigned teacher aide(s)


    WORKING CONDITIONS:



    Tools/Equipment Used: Computer, :Laptop, phone system, video/instruction equipment.



    Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
      Work prolonged or irregular hours, prolonged sitting, repetitive computer work, frequent use of hands and wrists.
      Work from home or location other than school building, unless asked to go to the worksite.
    Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.



    The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.



    The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, or on any other basis prohibited by law.





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