6TH GRADE READING LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER

Itasca Middle School ( learn more )

Itasca ISD

Itasca, Texas ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3945606
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : June 27, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 5, 2022

Job Description

Itasca Middle School is seeking a 6th grade Reading Language Arts teacher that is excited and motivated to teach our students the basic fundamentals of Reading Language Arts, while setting high expectations in the classroom. We are looking for someone that has a good working knowledge of the Science TEKS, and has the ability to apply those TEKS to create real world lessons for our students.
Major Responsibilities/Duties : Teach 6th grade Reading Language Arts. Candidate will need to be an active member in the many extra-curricular activities that we offer at Itasca Middle School All candidates should hold a valid teaching certificate for the appropriate grade level.
Primary Purpose:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies
1.Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
2.Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
3.Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
4.Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
5.Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
6.Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.
Student Growth and Development
7.Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
8.Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
9.Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.
Classroom Management and Organization
10.Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
11.Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
12.Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
13.Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
14.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Communication
15.Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
Professional Growth and Development
16.Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
17.Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
18.Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Other
19.Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)]
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
  • Employer Description

    The Itasca ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex or disability in providing education or providing access to benefits of education services, activities, and programs in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Itasca ISD 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

    • Qualifications Required: All candidates must be certified and prefer ESL certification
      Education: BS and Valid Teaching Certificate
      Experience: Preferred (not required)

      Special Knowledge/Skills:
      Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
      Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
      Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
      Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kristi Sargent , Middle School Principal
    • 208 N Files St
    • Itasca, Texas 76055
    • Phone: 254-687-2922 X 124
    • Fax: 254-687-2637
    • Email: click here

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