Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Vocational Engineering - PTLW Teacher
Location or Department: George Washington High School
Job Summary: The Engineering Teacher will be responsible for instruction and supervision of students in the Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, & Logistics Academy at George Washington High School. This includes training and preparing students in the field of Engineering specifically as it relates to computer-integrated manufacturing, encouraging successful achievement of certifications, dual credit, and professional skills .
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess four to five years of engineering experience within the manufacturing industry. Teaching experience in a high school or technical school setting is preferred.
License / Certifications: Must be eligible through the Indiana Department of Education for a Technology Education 5-12, CTE Engineering, or Workplace Specialist: Engineering licensure. If pursuing the Workplace Specialist: Engineering Licensure, candidate must have verifiable occupational experience in a related field meeting
- 6,000 hours (3 years experience) in the last five years OR
- 4,000 hours in the past 10 years with one of the following:
* Occupational licensure
* Completion of an accredited 2-year or higher degree in the specific certification area
* Completion of an apprenticeship or internship program
In addition, the teacher must successfully complete a two-week Project Lead the Way summer training.
Major Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively:
- Provide detailed and regular feedback to students and parents on student achievement, attendance and discipline concerns.
- Maintain student files, training records, and all reports concerning student certifications.
- Plan and deliver pathway curriculum in a highly engaging classroom and laboratory.
- Maintain and enter all required data for student grades, attendance, and discipline.
- Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students.
- Organize and serve on the Engineering Advisory Board.
- Prepare lesson plans and accompanying resources required to meet the objectives of the IDOE pathway standards.
- Maintain and inventory all service tools, equipment and technology.
- Be in good standing with PLTW.
- Sponsor or Co-Sponsor an Engineering focused club .
- Work cooperatively with other CTE pathway instructors, specialists, and administrators.
- Follow building and district rules and procedures when performing assigned responsibilities.
- Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationships by practicing good human relations with students, staff, parents, and the community partners.
- Other duties as assigned by the Principal or Career Academy Coordinator.
Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming. Maintains confidentiality. Listens to others without interrupting. Keeps emotions under control. Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Collaborates with other instructors and specialist.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences. Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities for adults, but is expected to carry out supervisory responsibilities related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of classroom during the assigned working day and on learning excursions.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate. Some travel may be required for training and networking events as necessary.
Indianapolis Public Schools is an equal employment opportunity school corporation which does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation.
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