Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty(ies) to which assigned; knowledge of adolescent growth and development or, if applicable, adult learning theory; knowledge of Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) curriculum and program of studies related to assignments and public school mission, goals, and organization; ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; ability to plan and implement lessons based on Division and school objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers, administrators, and parents; skill in oral and written communications; excellent human relations skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES/ILLUSTRATIVE EX OF WORK:
Work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education
Continually assess student achievement and maintain appropriate assessment and evaluation documentation for institutional and individual reporting purposes.
Plan and implement appropriate instructional and/or learning strategies and activities, including determination of appropriate kind and level of materials, provide appropriate learning experiences, manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and available multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning.
Manage the behavior of learners in an instructional setting to ensure environment is conducive to the learning process, and assist and participate in management of student behavior in other parts of the school, center, school grounds, or work site.
Coordinate instructional activities with other professional staff, both school and nonschool-based, as required, to maximize learning opportunities.
Work in a self-contained, team, departmental, itinerant capacity, or in field or may make off-school site visits to monitor students, confer with employers, or site instructors.
Participate in in-service and professional development activities and staff meetings, as required or assigned.
Foster partnerships and ensure continuous communication with parents, both written and oral, to keep them informed of student(s) progress.
Continually communicate with students on instructional expectations to keep them informed of their progress in meeting those expectations.
Assign work to and supervise instructional assistants, parent and student volunteers.
Serve at two or more schools on a regular basis as itinerant.
Support or participate in schoolwide student activities and social events.
As assigned or required, monitor student behavior in non-instructional area and intervene to control and modify disruptive behavior, report to appropriate administrator as appropriate.
Collaborate with other professionals (guidance counselors, librarians, etc.) to carry out schoolwide instructional or related activities as needed.
Complete other duties as assigned.