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5th Grade Epic Summer Adventure Camp Teacher (2021 Summer program)

Company: Irving Independent School District
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Rising 6th Grade Epic Adventure Summer School Teacher (In-Person)

REPORTS TO: Epic Summer Adventure Program Facilitator

LOCATION: Singley Academy

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provide students with interdisciplinary learning activities and experiences that are engaging, hands-on, fun, and creative to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in a global society.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education/Certification:

* Bachelor's Degree * Valid Texas teaching certificate * ESL Supplemental

Special Knowledge/Skills:

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills * Demonstrated competency in instructional best practices and discovery based learning * Knowledge of curriculum and instruction * Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills * Fluent with technology use and actively integrates technology to enhance student learning * Ability to motivate and engage a variety of learners in a hands-on environment

Minimum Experience:

* At least one year of teaching

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

* Prepare and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned. * Present the subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations. * Access and use available data to implement appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of students assigned (i.e. gifted and talented, bilingual/ESL, 504, etc). * Work cooperatively with special education teachers/staff to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP). * Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements. * Cooperate with teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s) while working with students in the classroom. * Use appropriate technologies to strengthen and enhance the teaching and learning process.

Student Growth and Development:

* Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study. * Consistently monitor student achievement through formative and summative assessments. * Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.

Classroom Management and Organization:

* Manage student behavior in the classroom and other areas as appropriate in accordance with Student Code of Conduct, board policies, administrative regulations, and/or IEP. * Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

Communication:

* Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents/guardians. * Maintain a professional relationship with all supervisors, colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development:

* Demonstrate current knowledge, understanding, and skill in discovery based learning, instructional strategies and the teaching/ learning process for hands-on activities. * Desire to think outside the box and deliver unconventional learning experiences

Policy Implementation:

* Keeps informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers. * Compile, maintain, and file all physical and electronic reports, records, and other required documents. * Attend and participate in faculty/staff meetings and required Professional Development. * Demonstrate behavior that is professional, responsible and in compliance with the Professional Code of Ethics.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Frequent in-district and occasional in-state or national travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

Safety: Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidents immediately to the supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Irving Independent School District, Irving , 5th Grade Epic Summer Adventure Camp Teacher (2021 Summer program), Other , Irving, Texas

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