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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3500099
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : April 19, 2021

Job Description


Position Description


Position available for the 2021-22 school year 


POSITION TITLE:         7th Grade Middle School Science Teacher


QUALIFICATIONS:        Valid Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in Assigned Subject(s)
Middle School Science Teacher: Elementary Certification or Middle School Science Certification


REPORTS TO:              Principal, Nancy Ogle


Supervises: Assigned Paraprofessionals, Volunteers, and Students

Evaluation: Annually, according to Oklahoma Law (TLE)

Physical Demands: This is an overview intended for compliance with the ADA – it is not an exhaustive list of the duties to be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of a specific position.

Regular Requirements: Stand for extended periods; walk; twist at the neck and trunk; bend and reach with hands and arms overhead, above the shoulder, and horizontally; repetitive use of fingers and hands to grasp and/or operate equipment and demonstrate lessons to students; lift/move up to 15 pounds

Occasional Requirements: Lift/move up to 25 pounds, ability to administer CPR

Visual Requirements: Close, color, peripheral, depth perception, ability to adjust focus

Hearing/Speaking Requirements: Adequate to exchange information

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Establishes and implements classroom procedures designed to maximize student learning in an environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
• Prepares detailed weekly written lesson plans consistent with Oklahoma Academic Standards specifically designed to teach skills on course curriculum maps and timely submits plans to assigned principal.
• Complies with and fully implements all Individualized Education Plans and behavioral or academic interventions.
• Maintains a neat and orderly classroom, including the physical arrangement of the room, student records and materials.
• Handles routine classroom discipline fairly.
• Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct. For the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure and maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
• Attends and participates in all required meetings and conferences, including professional development and planning meetings and continually strives for professional growth.
• Maintains complete and accurate student records, including attendance, performance, and discipline records.
• Provides professional and regular feedback to students and parents, ensuring compliance with all laws and district policies and procedures and communicates regularly with parents by means of notes, phone calls, conferences, and etc.
• Utilizes professional behavior in all school-related interactions.
• Complies with all federal, state, and local laws and board policies and procedures.
• Uses formative and summative data to guide instruction, plans for student interventions, and communicates progress to parents.
• Provides individualized and small group instruction, adapting the curriculum as needed.
• Provides a technology-enriched environment to support student learning.
• Maintains availability to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
• Plans and coordinates teacher assistants, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field trips.
• Collaborates with other professionals to enrich and improve students’ academic progress.

Provides Distance Learning as necessary
• Performs all other tasks as a supervisor may assign




  1. Participate in curriculum review and design.

  2. Implement a variety of effective instructional strategies consistent with lesson objectives.

  3. Diagnose and evaluates student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.

  4. Monitor student progress and adjust instruction accordingly.

  5. Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.

  6. Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.

  7. Assess the accomplishments of students regularly and provide progress reports as required.

  8. Refer students for alternative services as provided by the District (ESL, Reading, Special Reading).

  9. Effectively implement district initiatives.

  10. Effectively collaborate with department and grade level teachers.


  1. Abide by state statutes, school board policies, and regulations.
  2. Attend meetings and performs duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation.
  5. Serve on committees as assigned.
  6. Remain current on instructional practices in education.  (e.g. instructional technology)


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Science: Astronomy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Earth & Space
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Contact Information

    • Lonetta Spraque
    • PO Box 970
    • Sand Springs, Oklahoma 74063

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