Displays flexibility, reliability, self-discipline and a willingness to take on challenging tasks. Embodies high ethical standards/integrity. Accepts personal responsibility for decisions/conduct. Exhibits effective time management and resourceful problem-solving skills.
Maintains a record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment. Shows evidence of core computer competencies deemed appropriate at the time of hire.NOTE: The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.Essential Functions: 1. Maintains a thorough understanding of subject matter and pedagogy. Organizes subject content and learning goals.
Prepares instructional materials. Assists with program planning. Identifies opportunities to enhance learning environments that support high levels of student achievement. Develops, evaluates, and revises curriculum that aligns with the districts strategic plan.
Teaches assigned classes/subject matters as scheduled. Develops/implements lesson plans aligned with state standards and district strategic plan. Evaluates student academic needs/learning styles. Develops educational experiences and varies instructional techniques to effectively engage/advance student learning.
Uses formal/informal assessment strategies to monitor student progress. Provides effective detailed feedback to students using formative/summative assessments. Uses a data-driven approach to analyze assessments and alter/enhance lesson plans. Collaborates with colleagues to achieve department/subject area goals.
Resolves problems that impede student learning. Plans/implements intervention strategies that produce tangible evidence-based benefits within specified time-frames. Monitors intervention efficacy and implements modifications as needed to improve outcomes. Provides opportunities for students to participate in an inclusive educational environment.
Provides opportunities for students to be part of a co-teaching setting with the intervention specialist. Advocates for students. Observes student demeanor. Investigates/reports atypical behavior.
Helps students make appropriate choices and grow academically. Promotes creativity, cultural awareness, democratic values, ethical conduct, self-reliance and reflective problem-solving skills. Facilitates student learning activities that encourage teamwork and positive peer relationships. Evaluates student achievement/performance.
Prepares progress reports and quarterly grade cards. Administers/proctors state and district testing activities. Upholds mandated security procedures. Ensures student lists and teaching materials are readily available for substitutes.2.
Exemplifies professionalism and fosters goodwill to enhance the districts public image. Complies with the Licensure Code of Professional Conduct for Ohio Educator, drug-free workplace rules, board policies and administrative guidelines/procedures. Contributes to an effective and positive work/learning environment. Performs all assigned duties.
Develops mutually respectful relationships with co-workers. Functions as part of a cohesive team. Encourages community participation in school-sponsored activities. Maintains a professional appearance.
Wears work attire appropriate for the position. Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual. Participates in the development of best practices and advancement of academic standards. Respects privacy and maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.3.
Maintains open/effective communications. Serves as a reliable information resource. Actively participates in staff meetings, conferences and other required school activities. Communicates program objectives/performance expectations to students/parents and staff.
Prepares/maintains accurate records. Submits required paperwork on time. Provides prompt notification of personal delays or absences. Refers district policy interpretation questions to an appropriate administrator.
Uses active listening/problem-solving techniques. Respects diversity. Resolves issues tactfully.4. Pursues opportunities to enhance professional performance.
Participates in training to keep current with professional standards associated with work duties. Updates skills as needed to use available task-appropriate technology effectively. Works toward mastery of individualized development/performance goals as directed.5. Takes precautions to ensure safety.
Helps manage/eliminate risks. Implements effective pupil management procedures. Provides appropriate student supervision. Maintains high standards for appropriate conduct.
Recognizes and responds to prevent/stop aggressive behavior or harassment. Complies with district guidelines and federal/state laws when dealing with discrimination and suspected child abuse/neglect.6. Performs other specific job-related duties as directed. Assists with unexpected/urgent situations as needed.
Helps implement workplace initiatives that advance district goals.Working Conditions: Safety is essential to job performance. Employees must exercise caution and comply withstandard safety regulations and district procedures when involved in the following situations: Balancing, bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching, or standing. Exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes. Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
Interacting with aggressive, disruptive and/or unruly individuals. Lifting, carrying and moving work-related supplies/equipment. Operating and/or riding in a vehicle. Traveling to meetings and work assignments.Performance Evaluation: Job performance is evaluated according to policy provisions and contractual agreements adopted by the Kenton City School District Board of Education.The Kenton City School District is an equal opportunity employer.
This job description identifies primary responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed.