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Burke County Middle Science Teacher

Company: Burke County Public Schools
Location: Waynesboro
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Burke County Middle School Science Teacher-Regular Education Evaluation Instrument: TKES Division Department: School Operations Pay Type: Salaried-Exempt Retirement: TRSPay Grade: Certified Salary ScheduleContract Work Year: 190 DaysReports to: PrincipalMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA valid Georgia Educator Certificate in assigned teaching field as required by the Georgia Professional Standards CommissionGOALProvide instruction; encourage and assess student achievement and progress; and manage the learning environment effectively.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the curriculum, subject content, pedagogical knowledge and the needs of students by providing relevant learning experiences.
    • Exhibit best practice based on current research and facilitates students' use of higher-level thinking skills in instruction.
    • Plan, using State and local school district curricula and standards, effective strategies, resources and data to address the differentiate needs of all students.
      • Analyze and use student learning data to inform planning.
      • Promote student learning by using research-based instructional strategies relevant to the content area to engage students in active learning and to promote key skills.
        • Use appropriate instructional technology and a variety of research-based instructional strategies and resources, effectively to enhance student learning.
          • Challenges and supports each student's learning by providing appropriate content and developing skills which address individual learning differences.
            • Use a variety of diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies and instruments that are valid and appropriate for the content and student population to inform instructional modifications for each student.
              • Systematically gather, analyze and use relevant data to measure student progress; to inform instructional content and delivery methods; and to provide timely and constructive feedback to both students and parents/guardians.
                • Provide a well-managed, safe, supportive and orderly environment that is conducive to learning; encourages respect for all; and promotes an understanding of students' diversity.
                  • Establish clear expectations for classroom rules, routines and procedures and enforce them consistently and appropriately.
                  • Implement appropriate school safety measures and crisis emergency plans to create and sustain a secure and healthy learn environment consistent with District and school rules, policies and procedures.
                    • Create a student-centered, academic environment in which teaching and learning occur at high levels and students are self-directed learners.
                      Exhibit a commitment to professional ethics and the school's mission; participate in professional growth opportunities and contribute to the profession.Compile, maintain and submit all required reports accurately and in a timely manner.Carry out duties in accordance with federal and state laws, Code of Ethics for Educators in Georgia, and established State and local School Board policies, regulations and practices.
                      • Possess and maintain valid and appropriate license, certificate and/or credential as may be required for this position.
                      • Follow work scheduling and attendance requirements in a regular, predictable and punctual manner.
                      • Communicate effectively with students, parents or guardians, district and school personnel, and other stakeholders in ways that enhance student learning.
                        • Collaborate with designated paraprofessionals and other school and District personnel to ensure student progress.
                        • Engage in ongoing communication and share instructional goals, expectations and student progress in a timely and constructive manner, using a variety of modes of communication as appropriate.
                        • Perform professionally and efficiently other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
                        • Develop an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills of artistic expression.
                        • Plan vertically within the system to scaffold the curriculum from K-5 and into 9-12. IMPORTANT NOTESESSENTIAL DUTIESJob descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role as part of the overall organization.Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform, and they do not limit the right of the employer/supervisor to assign additional tasks or otherwise to modify duties to be performed even if seemingly unrelated to the basic job. Every employee has a duty to perform all assigned tasks. (An employee who is assigned a duty or task believed to be unlawful should report the assignment to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.) It should also be noted the order of duties/ responsibilities as listed in the job description is not designed or intended to rank the duties in any order of importance relative to each other.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSIn filling a vacant position, preferred or required credentials regarding education, training, experience, and other bona fide occupational qualifications may be established. The credentials shown in this job description may be interpreted only as the minimum criteria existing at the time the description was developed. Other bona fide occupational qualifications and criteria may be utilized as needed in the selection process.

Keywords: Burke County Public Schools, Augusta , Burke County Middle Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Waynesboro, Georgia

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