The teacher is the primary instructional delivery person in the classroom. Student learning and growth are primarily dependent on the work and efforts of the classroom teacher. The position is demanding, varied and complex. The classroom teacher must have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and be well trained in content knowledge and researched based effective teaching strategies.
- Must hold a valid Ohio Teaching License and/or the appropriate Endorsement and Authorization for the assignment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in education from an accredited college or university.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
- Demonstrates a focus for student learning, with appropriate learning objectives that include measurable goal(s) for student learning aligned with the Ohio standards.
- Instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designated.
- Employs a variety of formal and informal assessment techniques to collect evidence of students’ knowledge and skills and analyzes data to effectively inform instructional planning and delivery.
- Demonstrate thoughtful preparation for each class by constructing clear, detailed and timely lesson plans.
- Effectively use technology to support high quality instruction and student learning.
- Plans and sequences instruction to include the important content, concepts, and processes in school and district curriculum priorities and in state standards.
- Demonstrates familiarity with students’ background knowledge and experiences and describes multiple procedures used to obtain this information.