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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902206
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description





Job Title:  Mathematics Teacher (Secondary)                                             Department:  Instruction


Job Description

Date Reviewed:  February 2008                                                                      Reports To:  Building Principal


Purpose of Job

To help each pupil develop competence in basic mathematical skills and an understanding of the structure of mathematics; to motivate each pupil to apply mathematical understanding and skills in the solution of practical problems; to encourage pupils to develop their special talents in the field of mathematics.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


The following duties are normal for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.


  • Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aids stressing laboratory learning methods.
  • Demonstrates mathematical concepts using representations such as models, chalk board, overhead projector, and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aids.
  • Design learning activities that will connect the mathematics to the students’ physical world, to other content areas, and to prior mathematics concepts.
  • Design learning activities that will allow students opportunities to communicate mathematically, orally and written, with others.
  • Maintains a standard of performance and conduct consistent with the Code of Ethics of the Tennessee Education Association.
  • Instructs students in a citizenship; establishes reasonable rules of classroom behavior and maintains order in a fair and just manner.
  • Creates and maintains an inviting, stimulating instructional area with attractive student centered bulletin board displays, learning centers and projects consistent with the physical limitations of teaching area.
  • Prepares for classes assigned that in-so-far as possible meets the needs, interests, and abilities of students and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of principal and/or appropriate instructional supervisor.
  • Establishes clearly defined objectives for all lessons, units, projects and reports and communicates objectives to students according to individual needs and abilities.
  • Shows evidence of using the appropriate courses of study and curriculum guides adopted by the Board of Education.
  • Demonstrates a variety of teaching techniques and supplementary instructional materials.
  • Selects audio-visual materials that support established instructional objectives which induce teacher-student interaction.
  • Maintains and provides upon principal’s request accurate, up-to-date, complete, reports and records including an inventory of books, instructional materials, supplies and equipment within the assigned teaching area.
  • Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with colleagues and other professionals in helping solve health, attitude and learning problems.
  • Provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student, to the extent feasible.
  • Assists in budget preparation upon request and in the selection of books, instructional supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Provides detailed plans for substitute teachers including lessons, schedules, and rules regarding classroom organization and procedure.
  • Evaluates and reports on the progress of students according to Board Policy.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the school system.
  • Attends faculty, department and/or grade level meetings and serves on committees upon request.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-class activities upon principal’s request.
  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules and regulations.
  • Provides guidance to aides and/or parent volunteers when available.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of students.
  • Provides for the reasonable care of equipment, materials, supplies and facilities.
  • Assumes responsibility upon principal’s request for administering, reports and interpreting standardized test results.
  • Performs other duties upon principal’s request.


Additional Job Functions

Performs other duties as required.


Terms of Employment

Salary and work year to be established by the board of education.



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • A valid Tennessee Teacher’s Certificate
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with certification in appropriate discipline
  • Highly Qualified in harmony with the NCLB act of 2001



Considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the school system,

and supervisory practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the

position. Capability to develop and implement long-term goals. Knows how to keep

abreast of any changes in statutes, policy, procedures and methods as they pertain to

public education. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates,

supervisors, members of the general public, and other groups involved in the operation of

the school system. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and

documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Has good organizational,

management, interpersonal, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and

discretion in supervising subordinates, including the handling of emergency situations,

determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities,

maintaining standards, and resolving problems.








Must be physically able to operate a variety of office machines. Must be able to use body members to work,

move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally, and/or

up to ten pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active

work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of twenty to forty pounds.


Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable, functional, technical, structural and

compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or



INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to

convey or exchange information, Includes giving assignments and/or directions to coworkers and




Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions and methods

and procedures related to maintenance operations. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format,

punctuation, spelling and grammar. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice

control and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.



Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to make

independent judgments in absence of supervision.



Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures

and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.



Requires the ability to add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages; determine time

and weight; and utilize statistical inference.



Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape visually.



Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office and departmentally-related




Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, hand and power tools, office equipment, control knobs,

switches, etc. Must have the ability to use both hands for twisting or turning. Must have high level of hand

and eye coordination.



Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.



Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting

policies, decisions and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under considerable stress.



Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken

words) (hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by ear).



The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance

with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable accommodations to

qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss

potential accommodations with the employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Math: General
  • Contact Information

    • Jacklyn Winegarden
    • 621 Gracey Avenue
    • Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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