Classroom Teacher: Regular/Special Education, or Title I
Location: Site Level School
Reports To: School Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Range: Per WBR Salary Schedule
Terms of Employment: School Principal
Domains and Components will be used for teacher evaluation in conjunction with measures of student growth. Measures of student growth will be aligned with West Baton Rouge Parish School System’s accountability measures as outlined in the Louisiana Accountability System, ACT 54 and Bulletin: 130.
To plan and implement a program which creates an environment where students can learn and develop optimally. To lead students placed under their charge toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth and maturation. The teacher shall be responsible for effective management of the class/classes or program(s) to which he/she has been assigned. The teacher shall implement an educational program responsive to student needs according to state and local policy.
Domain 1: Planning and Preparation (1C) – Setting Instruction Outcomes
Domain 2: The Classroom Environment (2C) – Managing Classroom Procedures
Domain 3: Instruction (3B) – Questioning and Discussion Techniques
Domain 4: Instruction (3C) Engaging Students in Learning
Domain 5: Instruction (3D) – Using Assessment in Instruction
Domain 6: The Classroom Environment (2A) – Managing Classroom Procedures
ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Work Environment: The teacher will work in a climate-controlled environment adhering to the Board energy policy. The length of the workday consists of teacher hours at the assigned school and may vary as the result of meetings, evening activities, or emergencies.
Communication Skills: The teacher must be able to effectively communicate in English both orally and in writing. Must have the ability to accurately give and receive information via telecommunication devices and must be able to communicate successfully with students, teachers, parents, school personnel, and the general community.
Equipment Used: The teacher must be able to effective operate a telephone, cell phone, fax machine, scanner, audio-visual equipment, computers, computer hardware/software, copy machine, laminator, calculator, and other appropriate machines.
Physical and Mental Involvement: The teacher should be able to perform these physical activities: standing, walking, reaching, bending, and lifting 10 pounds unassisted. The teacher must be able to plan and implement appropriate educational programs for staff. Must be able to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions. Must keep accurate and up-to-date records. Must be able to comply with state and parish regulations.
Human Relations: Teacher must be able to work cooperatively with district personnel and the community. Must be able to respond appropriately to supervision and accept commendations and recommendations. Must demonstrate sensitivity/understanding in interpersonal relations with persons of diverse cultures/backgrounds.
Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position’s role as part of the overall organization. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform – and they do not limit the right or the employer/supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job, Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks. An employee who is assigned a duty or task believed to be unlawful should report the assignment to the Associate Superintendent for Human Resources/Staff Development. It should also be noted the order of duties/responsibilities as listed in the job description is not designed nor intended to rank the duties in any order of importance relative to each other.