SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER *LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE* (#222)

F H Tuttle Middle School Educators ( learn more )

South Burlington School District

South Burlington, Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3196981
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 12, 2019
  • Starting Date: January 2, 2020

Job Description

***PLEASE NOTE: This is a LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE position. The position is scheduled to require a substitute from Thursday, January 2nd, 2020- Monday, June 15th, 2020. Exact dates may be adjusted for District needs.

LONG-TERM SUBSTITUTE ASSIGNMENTS: A substitute teacher assuming all classroom responsibilities for a staff member who is to be
away for one week or more (five working days) will be paid at the per diem rate equal to the base teacher pay (base
pay/189 days). This long-term substitute pay applies only in instances of a planned absence where the Superintendent is
informed that an emergency requires that a substitute will be assuming all responsibilities of the classroom. It does not
apply when a substitute begins a substitute assignment believing it to be for one or two days and it evolves into more than
that number of days. In such instances, the Superintendent will evaluate the situation after five days of temporary
substituting.

Job Title: FHTMS Classroom Teacher
Location: FHTMS
Job Group: Educator
Pay Level: Exempt
Reports to: Principal

Summary: To create an age appropriate learning program and a positive and engaging class environment that
addresses the academic and social-emotional needs of all students. Helps students attain identified skill and learning
targets and fosters each student’s skills, knowledge, and ability for a successful learning experience. Establishes
effective relationships with students, parents, staff and community members to enhance learning opportunities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
1. Plans and delivers classroom instruction by:
a. Developing proficiency-based lesson plans and instructional materials.
b. Providing individualized and small group instruction and implements a universally designed curriculum to
meet the needs of all students. Plans and conducts activities that balances and provides opportunities for
observation, questioning, and investigation.
c. Creating lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate learning experiences using a variety of
techniques that are engaging, relevant, and meet the educational and emotional needs of each student.
d. Employing educational strategies to improve the development of analysis, synthesis and evaluation skills,
language, cognition and memory.
e. Plans and coordinates the work of employees, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
f. Establishes, teaches and maintains rules for behavior, employing techniques grounded in middle school
best practices and research to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
2. Assesses and monitors learning by:
a. Using a variety of methods and adjusts instruction accordingly to individual student needs.
b. Evaluating student academic and social growth, keeping appropriate records, preparing progress reports,
and using data to inform instruction.
3. Recognizing student needs and communicates regularly with others by:
a. Connecting with parents by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, e-mails, conferences.
b. Identifying student needs, developing strategies for individual education plans and making referrals as
appropriate.
c. Being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day as
needed.
4. Maintains accurate and complete student records, and prepares reports on children and activities as required
by laws, district policies and regulations.
5. Instruct students in citizenship and core subject matter using current best practices and as specified in state law
and administrative regulations and procedures of the school and district.

General Responsibilities: Supervises classroom employees, students and volunteers. Monitors student discipline
through an appropriate classroom management program. Regular attendance in accordance with established work
schedule. Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule. Demonstrated ongoing commitment
to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering exceptional customer service.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor of Arts degree. Advanced work in assigned subject matter preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Vermont Teaching License (K-12 or 5-9), with middle school
endorsement for subject area.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret textbooks, periodicals, professional journals, technical
procedures, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write lesson plans, reports, correspondence, and
procedures. Ability to effectively present information individually and in group settings and to respond to questions
from students, parents, staff and the public. Ability to use a variety of assessments for student work.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and
the fundamentals of algebra and geometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions to practical situations. Ability to use a variety of assessments for student work.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program;
ability to plan and implement lessons based on school and supervisory union objectives and the needs and abilities
of assigned students. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents;
skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all supervisory union
requirements and Board policies.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations, as defined by the District,
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, kneel, bend, talk see
and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 40 pounds such
as teaching materials, equipment, books and carts. The employee is directly responsible for safety, well being, or
work output of other people. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision such as to read
handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple
demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

Emotional Demands: The individual must be able to work with others in a collegial and cooperative manner, model
best behavior, must show above average interpersonal skills and follow directions of school leadership.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here represent those employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally
outdoors.

Terms of Employment: Per Educator’s Master Agreement
Evaluation: Per established guidelines
Date Accepted: 2/7/2019 KSchlenter

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-325),
which became effective on January 1, 2009 is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual(s) currently
holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves the right to waive the essential requirements contained in this job description.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    South Burlington 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

    • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program;
      ability to deploy the tenants of Universal Design for Learning to plan and implement lessons based on content area
      proficiencies and student learning expectations (SLEs) for all students. Ability to establish and maintain effective
      relationships with students, peers and parents/guardians; skilled in oral and written communication. Ability to
      perform duties with awareness of all district requirements, Vermont Education Quality Standards (EQS), applicable
      laws, and Board policies. Demonstrated ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability, and delivering
      exceptional customer service.
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that ALL applicants answer the following questions. It IS highly recommended that you type ANY essays IN a word processing program, save them, AND THEN paste them ON the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. What have you done to further your knowledge about diversity? Have you included diversity in your professional development? How have you demonstrated what you have learned?
      Short Essay (Answer limited TO 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information

    • SBSD Human Resources , Department
    • 500 Dorset Street
    • South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    • Phone: 802-652-7255
    • Fax: 802-652-7152
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