PRIMARY FUNCTION: To provide appropriate learning experiences and educational
opportunities for each student assigned to the class.
REPORTS TO: Principal
SALARY SCHEDULE: Teacher
WORK DAYS: 190
1. Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Preferred: Advanced degree(s)
2. Experience, Skill and Certification: Valid Georgia Teaching Certificate in the assigned
teaching field Special Education General Curriculum P-12.
1. Provides Instruction
a. Teaches at an appropriate instructional level
b. Provides content development
c. Builds for transfer
2. Assesses and Encourages Student Progress
a. Promotes student engagement
b. Monitors student progress
c. Responds to both adequate and inadequate student progress
d. Supports students
3. Manages the Learning Environment
a. Uses time efficiently
b. Maintains effective physical setting for instruction
c. Maintains appropriate student behavior in the classroom
Virtual Duties and Responsibilities
1. Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the Virtual Platform in written
and oral form, including electronic media, using positive interpersonal skills
2. Uses a variety of programs and software applications, as appropriate, to complete
instructional and administrative tasks
3. Participate in professional learning to enhance ability to provide engaging online
instruction a. Participate in required Professional Learning that leads to virtual teaching
4. Clearly articulates deadlines, schedules, and procedures to students and parents to
ensure that students complete coursework in a timely manner
General Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teacher Duties and Responsibilities
a. Follows professional practices consistent with school and district policies in working with
students, students’ records, parents, and colleagues
b. Complies with school, district, and state administrative regulations and Board of Education
c. Demonstrates professional practices in teaching
d. Acts in a professional manner and assumes responsibility for the total school
program, its safety and good order
2. Performs other duties as required based on the specific content area taught (such as contentarea
competitions, after-hours activities, and so on).
3. Plans and coordinates purposeful assignments for paraprofessional(s), other supporting staff,
and volunteer(s), and provides input to the administrative staff on the performance of these
4. Performs other duties as required by the district, the school, or student need.
Terms of Employment: Incumbents will receive an annual contract. The work calendar will be
190 days. Salary will be determined based on level of certification an allowable experience.
A responsibility is considered to be “non-essential” (for the purposes of compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.
Note the responsibility number from the list in the “Duties and Responsibilities” section for those responsibilities that could be considered “non-essential” based on this definition.
Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered “non-essential” in a specific situation. Any request for
accommodation must be reviewed on an “individual case” basis.
Physical and Sensory Demands
Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.
CLASSROOM Employees in this category spend at least most of the workday in a typical
classroom or related educational environment. There will be prolonged periods of standing or
walking, and there may be frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies. Reading, listening, writing, and speaking are requirements. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands, but there may be occasions that require the lifting or restraint of a student.