Instructs assigned students in designated subject matter or grade level areas in accordance with the curriculum and/or other educational programs adopted by the Board of Trustees. Supervises classroom instructional assistants and/or para-educators (if applicable).
- Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of instructional effects.
- B.A/B.S. Degree in Education.
- Appropriate State of Pennsylvania Department of Education Teaching Certificate in the appropriate content area.
- Required background checks and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status.
- Related work experience.
- Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
- Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
- Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
- Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
- Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
- Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, technology and demonstrations.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
- Assign and grade class work, maintain timely and accurate assignments posted on class website.
- Read books to entire classes or small groups if appropriate.
- Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress.