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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902208
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description







Job Title: General Job Description for Teachers                                          Department: Instruction


Job Description

Date Reviewed: February 2008                                                                       Reports To: Building Principal


Purpose of Job

To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.


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.



  • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
  • Plans a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests, and

abilities of the students.

  • Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and

interests of the students.

  • Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation.
  • Establishes clear outcomes for all lessons, class work, and projects. The outcomes are

communicated to students.

  • Supports the program of study, using a variety of instructional techniques, instructional media and


  • Serves as a model for the district’s mission, vision and goals.
  • Assesses the progress of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  • Recognizes potential learning disabilities of students and seeks the assistance of qualified


  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and


  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and

administrative regulation.

  • Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and

conduct. Develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, and maintains order in

the classroom in a fair and just manner.

  • Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside

the instructional day when required or requested to do so.

  • Plans, supervises, and provides guidance for teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively

with department heads, evaluates their job performance.

  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and serves on staff committees.
  • Analyzes and uses appropriate data to guide instruction and develop assessments.
  • Maintains a standard of performance and conduct as required by state, law, local board of

education and community expectations.

  • Provides detailed plans for substitute teachers including lessons, schedules and rules regarding

classroom organization, procedures and individual student needs.

  • Supervises pupils at school related functions to include on and off campus activities.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities.
  • Assists in budget preparation and in the selection of books, instructional supplies, materials and


Additional Job Functions

Performs other duties as required.


Terms of Employment:

Ten, eleven, or twelve-month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.



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 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A valid Tennessee Teacher’s Certificate with the appropriate endorsement.
  • Successful student teaching experience if applicable.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
  • 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




Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, Includes giving assignments and/or directions to coworkers and assistants.



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 > Elementary
  • Contact Information

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

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