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Portage Township Schools

PORTAGE, Indiana

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Job Description

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: The following responsibilities are required of the position, plus any other duties that may be required by the employer. Specific duties and responsibilities will be assigned by the building principal.

  • Engage students in learning, manage student behavior in a positive, proactive and constructive manner for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
  • Prepare students to become productive responsible citizens through positive proactive engagement and modeling.
  • Create a flexible program and class environment favorable to learning and personal growth.
  • Establish effective rapport with students, seek to meet individual student needs.
  • Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for continuing education.
  • Establish positive relationships with students, parents and otherstaff members.
  • Supervise students within assigned areas and as needed.
  • Develop Lesson plans.
  • Deliver group and individual student instruction within established curriculum guidelines.
  • Provide diverse learners with accommodations and modifications to ensure learning. At a minimum provide the legally required modifications and  accommodations as outlined in each child’s IEP, 504 plan, Health Care Plan or other legally mandated document.
  • Collaborate with other teachers, administrators to address instructional and/or classroom issues.
  • Respond to a wide range of inquiries from students, parents, and guardians regarding the instructional program and student progress.
  • Create and support a culture that empowers students.
  • Encourage a culture of inclusiveness and support for all children.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Students, volunteers, assistants

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Indiana License to teach in appropriate grade/subject

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of the job.


The general physical demands include: standing up to four hours, climbing, bending, stooping and lifting up to 20 lbs as part of routine job activities within the classroom environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Responsibilities and tasks outlined in this document are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of the District.  The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed Controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the Corporation. The employee is expected to adhere to and agrees to  adhere to PTS Core Values, the PTS Strategic Plan, as well as all PTS District policies and guidelines including but not limited to the civility policy.

  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
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