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.
- Ensure the safety of students.
- 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.
- Work collaboratively with intervention, gifted and support service staff to ensure student learning goals are met.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Maintain appropriate licenses/endorsements and training hours as required.
- Comply with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
- Adhere to all standards established by the Ohio Department of Education for Licensed Educators.
- Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
- Maintain knowledge of academic area, teaching methodology and strategies to engage students.
- Ability to work effectively with others.