MIDDLE SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY TEACHER

Payette School District ( learn more )

Payette, Idaho ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3088436
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 25, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 19, 2019

Job Description

Payette School District has the following opening for the 2019-2020 school year: Middle School Technology Teacher

JOB SUMMARY
Educate students by planning and developing course of study consistent with guidelines emphasizing writing mastery, problem solving, critical thinking and high-order reasoning. provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.

Teach current technology courses to include but not limited to:
• Web Design
• Coding
• Podcasting
• Information Technology
• Robotics
• Computer Science
• Tailor course of study and develop Personalized Learning Plans
• Computer programming including block coding, html, and an understanding of the code.org curriculum for middle school
• Various computer applications, including Microsoft office, web design, video editing, Google documents, use of tablets, and other technologies for instructional and student use
• Principles, methods and procedures pertaining to curriculum planning (lesson and unit planning)
• Knowledge of technology standards (ISTE)
• Use a variety of instructional strategies (including differentiation, project-based learning, culturally relevant strategies) to teach students how to effectively use computers, tablets, and other technologies
• Help students gain the knowledge and skills to use technology to interface and support their success in other classes (project planning with other teachers)
• Develop a scope and sequence of technology classes
• Be up-to-date with and stay abreast of advances in technology

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
2. Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
3. Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
4. Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
5. Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
6. Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
7. Work well with students, staff, and the public
8. Excellent organizational skills
9. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10. Able to work under deadlines
11. Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO
Building Principal

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Instruction
1. Prepare for assigned classes
2. Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and sequential manner
3. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
4. Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
5. Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
6. Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
7. Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
8. Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
9. Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
10. Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing
11. Display command of the subject matter
12. Budget class time effectively

Other Duties to Students
1. Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
2. Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
3. Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
4. Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
5. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities

Professional Contacts and Activities
1. Attend and participate in faculty meetings
2. Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
3. Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
4. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
5. Provide needed and requested information on a timely basis

Other
1. Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
2. Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
3. Input data in a timely fashion
4. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
5. Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
6. Seek assistance should emergencies arise
7. Represent the school district in a positive manner
8. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
9. Perform other duties as assigned

Candidates should upload the following:
An essay, 250 words or less, on what your major strengths are as they apply to the position for which you are making application
Cover letter
Resume
Photocopies of college transcripts
Photocopy of current Idaho certification or other State Certification
Three (3) current letters of recommendation

Payette School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Positions are open until filled. All recommendations for hire are tentative offers. Employment is contingent upon board approval, and successful completion of a federal background check and drug-free workplace pre-employment screening (if required for the position). Regular attendance is an essential function of this position. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Technology/Industrial Arts
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Payette School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Tammi Griffin
    • 20 N 12th St
    • Payette, Idaho 83661

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