Education America Network Jobs RSS Feed http://www.educationamerica.net Education America Network RSS Feed en-us High School Spanish Teacher at Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365530 Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory seeks a high school Spanish teacher to fill an immediate vacancyQualified candidates will have at least a bachelor's... http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2365530 School Nutrition Assistants Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364746 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Nutrition Assistants Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364746 Professional / Technical Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364745 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Professional / Technical Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364745 Paraprofessional Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364744 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Paraprofessional Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364744 After School Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364743 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): After School Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364743 Maintenance Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364742 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Maintenance Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364742 Custodian Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364741 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Custodian Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364741 Secretary Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364740 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Secretary Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364740 Coaching Positions at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364739 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Coaching Positions Location: Various http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364739 School Psychologist at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364737 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychologist Location: Student ServicesSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 11-month Full-TimeReports to: Sherry Scott, Senior Manager - Psychological Svcs, Learning Support DivisionPosition Title: Psychologist (10/11 month)FLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to provide comprehensive psychological services to public school students, school personnel, and parents in Polk County.Essential Functions of this Job: Consults and counsels with parents, students, outside agencies, and school personnel to include consultation with guidance committees in Child Study Team activitiesProvides inservice education to school-based personnel, district office staff, and parent and community groupsAttends staffings and case conferences for discussion of results with referred students, parents, teachers, other school personnel, and related agenciesPerforms professional duties in accordance with the ethics set forth by the National Association of School Psychologists and the Florida Association of School PsychologistsCarries out other necessary assignments as directed by the Superintendent of Schools or Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services, and Director of Prevention Programs & ServicesServes as cooperative member of the Prevention Programs & Services staff in activities that are related to the total program in individual schools, the areas, and the districtServes on Crisis Intervention Team as needed.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of consultation, psychological and psycho educational assessment, academic and behavioral interventions, counseling, measurement and research, and program planning/evaluation; effective oral and written communication; ability to make sound professional decisionsBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Master's Degree and Florida certification as a specialist in school psychologyOne year's internship in accordance with the standards of the National Association of School PsychologistsExperience as a school psychologist desirablePreference given to applicants holding a degree from an accredited school psychology training programWork Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364737 School Psychologist at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364736 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): School Psychologist Location: Student ServicesSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 11-month Full-TimeReports to: Sherry Scott, Senior Manager - Psychological Svcs, Learning Support DivisionPosition Title: Psychologist (10/11 month)FLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to provide comprehensive psychological services to public school students, school personnel, and parents in Polk County.Essential Functions of this Job: Consults and counsels with parents, students, outside agencies, and school personnel to include consultation with guidance committees in Child Study Team activitiesProvides inservice education to school-based personnel, district office staff, and parent and community groupsAttends staffings and case conferences for discussion of results with referred students, parents, teachers, other school personnel, and related agenciesPerforms professional duties in accordance with the ethics set forth by the National Association of School Psychologists and the Florida Association of School PsychologistsCarries out other necessary assignments as directed by the Superintendent of Schools or Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services, and Director of Prevention Programs & ServicesServes as cooperative member of the Prevention Programs & Services staff in activities that are related to the total program in individual schools, the areas, and the districtServes on Crisis Intervention Team as needed.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of consultation, psychological and psycho educational assessment, academic and behavioral interventions, counseling, measurement and research, and program planning/evaluation; effective oral and written communication; ability to make sound professional decisionsBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Master's Degree and Florida certification as a specialist in school psychologyOne year's internship in accordance with the standards of the National Association of School PsychologistsExperience as a school psychologist desirablePreference given to applicants holding a degree from an accredited school psychology training programWork Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364736 Counselor at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364735 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Counselor, M/J Location: Southwest MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 11-month Full-TimeReports to: Tye Bruno, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionPosition Title: School Counselor (Guidance) - Middle/JuniorFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to provide a comprehensive counseling program that addresses academic, personal/social, and career development by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a program that promotes student achievement(The objectives of the guidance program are outlined in the Polk County Developmental Guidance Plan and include services to students, parents, staff and the community.) The comprehensive developmental school counseling program provides education, prevention, intervention, and advocacy.Essential Functions of this Job: The School Counselor aligns with the district's mission to support the academic achievement of all students, insuring equity and access to allThe counselor implements federal, state and local mandates; facilitates the successful transition and progression of students throughout the system; develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program, communicating the goals to educational stakeholdersDirect services address guidance curriculum, individual student planning, preventive and responsive servicesThe counselor works with students individually and in groups and provides consultation to teachers and other school personnel regarding students and makes referrals as appropriate.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of counseling; developmental, physical, social/emotional needs and abilities of students, and cultural diversityComplies with legal and ethical standards (American School Counselor Association ethical standards)Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; maintains effective working relationships with others; proficient in current technology and software; provides leadership and professional learningAttends to detail and follows tasks through to completion; organizes and sets priorities; works independently and effectively and meets deadlinesExercises good judgment and maintains appropriate confidentialityDevelops and implements data-rich, needs-driven, research supported programs; and engages in continuous program evaluation activitiesBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counselor Education or Guidance and Counseling and a valid Florida certification in Guidance and Counseling, K-12.Work Context: Requires some sitting and standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work task priorities, setting goals and meeting deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsRequires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 poundsRequires travel to schools and worksites within the district. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364735 TV Production M/J Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364734 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): TV Production M/J Teacher Location: Southwest MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Tye Bruno, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionPosition Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364734 Interventionist - Math Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364733 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Interventionist - Math Teacher Location: Southwest MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Tye Bruno, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionPosition Title: Teacher, InterventionistFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to perform intervention services in math, literacy or science for students who are underperforming and at risk of not meeting state standardsIn a Title I school, this position may also be responsible for documenting the implementation of the Title I Plan.Commitment is essential to the position for consistency in the educational process and intense training and preparation will be afforded to successful candidatesHowever, this is not intended to preclude an Intervention Teacher from requesting transfers or applying for other opportunities.Essential Functions of this Job: Professional duties will include identifying students who are at-risk in not meeting grade level proficiency by analyzing data from identified state and district formative and summative assessments, classroom grades, Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), and other identified curricula-based learning objectives, collaborating with teachers to plan, implement, and evaluate interventions for identified students; identifying appropriate supplemental resources to meet students' individual needs; working with administration to implement and document activities related to the Title I Plan; monitoring students' response and communicating with administration, teachers, and parents regarding students' progress in tutoring activities.Implementation of intervention strategies with students may be accomplished through "pull out" or "push in" with small groups or on a one-to-one basis when necessaryTutoring may occur before, during, and after school.Implementation of the Title I Plan may include coordinating parental involvement activities with the school and the regional family involvement center, developing the parental involvement plan, and documenting the activities of the Title I Plan for audit purposes.Professional development for this position will occur during the summer and at various times during the school year.For Intervention Teachers in Title I schools, seventy percent of the Intervention Teacher's time will be engaged in student contact with the remaining thirty percent devoted to Title I duties.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be able to communicate and work effectively with administrators, teachers, parents, and studentsMust have experience in data analysis, as well as designing, implementing, and evaluating interventions in a specific academic area (math, literacy, and/or science)Must be computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office products and must be proficient in recordkeeping.Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skillsStrong analytical and collaboration skills.Ability to demonstrate, model and coach effective research based literacy instructional strategies to students in multiple instructional settings (i.e., one-to-one, small group, and/or pull out)Ability to collect, analyze and utilize multiple types of data to improve student learningBilingual and biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: A Bachelor's degree in the academic content area from an accredited college or university is required, with a minimum of three years' experience in the classroomExperience in a Title I school is preferred.Certifications required as follows for specific academic content area:- Elementary Mathematics - Elementary Education, K-6- Secondary Mathematics - Middle Grades Mathematics (5-9) or Mathematics (6-12)- Elementary Reading - Elementary Education, K-6 or Reading, K-12- Secondary Reading - Reading (K-12), Middle Grades English (5-9) with Reading Endorsement, English (6-12) with Reading Endorsement, or Elementary Education (K-6)*- Secondary Science - Middle Grades Science (5-9) or Science (6-12)*Elementary Education Certification, (K-6) is only acceptable for Middle School placement.Work Context: Requires some sitting and standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsRequires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects infrequently weighing up to 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364733 VE Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364732 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): VE Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent Division Notes: This is a VE position with teaching on one content areaPosition Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364732 Administrator Assistant, School at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364731 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Administrator Assistant, School Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionNotes:Dean of Students with the ability to multi-task at a fast pace schoolPosition Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364731 Science M/J Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364730 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Science M/J Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: M/J Comprehensive Science 1[2002040], M/J Comprehensive Science 2[2002070], M/J Comprehensive Science 3[2002100]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364730 Math M/J Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364729 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Math M/J Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: M/J Intensive Mathematics (MC)[1204000], M/J Grade 6 Mathematics[1205010], M/J Grade 6 Mathematics Advanced[1205020], M/J Grade 7 Mathematics[1205040], M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra[1205070]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364729 VE Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364728 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): VE Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent Division Notes: Certified ESE Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364728 VE Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364727 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): VE Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent Division Notes: ESE Certified Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364727 VE Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364726 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): VE Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill MiddleSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathryn Blackburn, Principal - M/J, Deputy Superintendent Division Notes: ESE Certified Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364726 First Grade Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364725 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):First Grade Teacher Location: Sleepy Hill ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Gregory Deal, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Language Arts-Grade One[5010042], Mathematics - Grade One[5012030], Science - Grade 1[5020020], Social Studies Grade 1[5021030]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364725 Fourth Grade Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364724 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Fourth Grade Teacher Location: Scott Lake ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Ruth Reimer, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Access Language Arts - Grade 4[7710015], Access Mathematics Grade 4[7712050], Access Science Grade 4[7720050], Access Social Studies - Grade 4[7721015]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364724 Second Grade Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364723 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Second Grade Teacher Location: Scott Lake ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Ruth Reimer, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Access Language Arts - Grade 2[7710013], Access Mathematics Grade 2[7712030], Access Science Grade 2[7720030], Access Social Studies - Grade 2[7721013]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364723 Fourth Grade Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364722 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Fourth Grade Teacher Location: Sandhill ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathleen Conely, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Language Arts-Grade Four[5010045], Social Studies Grade 4[5021060]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364722 Fifth Grade Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364721 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):Fifth Grade Teacher Location: Sandhill ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Kathleen Conely, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Language Arts-Grade Five[5010046], Mathematics - Grade Five[5012070], Science - Grade Five[5020060], Social Studies Grade 5[5021070]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364721 Science SH Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364720 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Science SH Teacher Location: Ridge Community HighSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Stephen Ely, Principal - SH, Deputy Superintendent DivisionTeaching Assignment: Biology 1[2000310]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364720 Counselor at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364717 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): Counselor, Elementary Location: R Bruce Wagner ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Ryan Foster, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent DivisionPosition Title: School Counselor (Guidance) - ElementaryFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to provide a comprehensive counseling program that addresses academic, personal/social, and career development by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a program that promotes student achievement(The objectives of the guidance program are outlined in the Polk County Developmental Guidance Plan and include services to students, parents, staff and the community.) The comprehensive developmental school counseling program provides education, prevention, intervention, and advocacy.Essential Functions of this Job: The School Counselor aligns with the district's mission to support the academic achievement of all students, insuring equity and access to allThe counselor implements federal, state and local mandates; facilitates the successful transition and progression of students throughout the system; develops and maintains a written plan for effective delivery of the school counseling program, communicating the goals to educational stakeholdersDirect services address guidance curriculum, individual student planning, preventive and responsive servicesThe counselor works with students individually and in groups and provides consultation to teachers and other school personnel regarding students and makes referrals as appropriate.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the principles and practices of counseling; developmental, physical, social/emotional needs and abilities of students, and cultural diversityComplies with legal and ethical standards (American School Counselor Association ethical standards)Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; maintains effective working relationships with others; proficient in current technology and software; provides leadership and professional learningAttends to detail and follows tasks through to completion; organizes and sets priorities; works independently and effectively and meets deadlinesExercises good judgment and maintains appropriate confidentialityDevelops and implements data-rich, needs-driven, research supported programs; and engages in continuous program evaluation activitiesBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counselor Education or Guidance and Counseling and a valid Florida certification in Guidance and Counseling, K-12.Work Context: Requires some sitting and standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work task priorities, setting goals and meeting deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsRequires sitting for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 poundsRequires travel to schools and worksites within the district. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364717 TRST, Full-Release Mentor at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364718 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): TRST, Full-Release Mentor Location: Professional DevelopmentSalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Cheryl Joe, Senior Director - Professional Develop, Teaching and Learning DivisionPosition Title: Teacher Resource Specialist Trainer, Full-Release MentorFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to support the growth and development of beginning teachersFull-Release Mentors will provide beginning teachers support in multiple areas such as, but not limited to, instructional strategies, classroom management, analyzing student work, and differentiated instructionFull-Release Mentors will utilize a variety of data collection tools and protocols that guide beginning teachers in reflecting on their practice and monitoring progress towards professional goals for instructional improvementIndividuals selected for the position of Full-Release Mentor will attend training and professional development throughout the school year through Mentor Academies, Weekly Mentor Forums, professional learning teams, and communities of practiceThis position will serve a specified school or schools within the District.Essential Functions of this Job: Interactions with Teachers:- Establish and maintain a trusting, confidential, and non-evaluative relationship with beginning teachers tohelp develop their autonomy as professionals.- Demonstrate skillful use of mentor language.- Assist beginning teachers in reflecting on and analyzing their practice, reviewing student work, and using relevant data to inform instruction and enhance student achievement.- Model, as appropriate, innovative teaching methodologies through techniques such as co-teaching and demonstration lessons.- Provide opportunities for beginning teachers to observe exemplary practice by arranging inter-site visits.- Provide support in implementing beginning teacher professional development.- Encourage beginning teachers to identify instructional resources and support throughout the entire school community.- Incorporate technology and analysis of data to advance both beginning teacher learning and classroom practice.- Promote collegiality and build community among participating beginning teachers.Interactions with Principals, Assistant Principals, and District Staff:- Invite ongoing collaboration with administrators and district staff to ensure coherence between mentoring activities and school expectations.Individual professional growth:- Fully participate in mentoring professional development, including Mentor Acadamies, Weekly Mentor- Forums, peer mentoring partnerships, professional learning teams, and other area, team, and communities of practice.- Commit to growth along a continuum and engage in goal setting and reflection.Professionalism in the workplace:- Commit to meeting or exceeding all performance targets established by program leadership.- Maintain and submit required documentation (including, but not limited to):- Mentoring logs on a weekly basis- Mentoring data analysis/records to drive decision making for beginning teacher development and student achievement- Current and accurate mentoring calendar reflecting scheduled meetings- Accurate time and attendance records- Demonstrate the highest standards of honesty, integrity, flexibility, and responsiveness.- Handle information in a confidential manner in accordance with established policies and legal requirements.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Demonstrate expertise in designing and implementing instruction, assessment, and methods that improve student achievement in the classroom.- Ability to implement innovative teaching methodologies.- Ability to collaborate and maintain confidential relationships with administrators and beginning teachers.- Experience related to adult learning (mentoring, professional development, teaching).- Demonstrated commitment to personal and professional growth and learning within a community of practice.- Willingness to engage in formative assessment processes, including non-evaluative, reflective conversations with beginning teachers using evidence of classroom practice and student learning.- Evidence of excellent oral, written, and technology skills.- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.- Proficiency in maintaining and managing regular communication and documentation.- Optimism for potential of beginning teachers and schools to effect change in the academic lives of students.- Understanding of classroom observation principles and processes.- Bilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in the field of education or a related area and a Florida Standard Teaching Certification are requiredA Master's degree is preferredA minimum of five years of recent and successful classroom teaching experience is also requiredDesigning, presenting, and facilitating adult learning experience is preferred as is successful teacher leadership experience.Work Context: Requires some sitting and standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the public.Physical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsRequires sitting, standing and moving for the majority of the day, and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects infrequently weighing up to 20 poundsRequires travel to schools and work locations within the district. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364718 VE Teacher at Polk County Public Schools, FL http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364716 Polk County Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s): VE Teacher Location: Polk City ElementarySalary Grade: Teacher Salary ScheduleSchedule: 10-month Full-TimeReports to: Jennifer Erb Hancock, Principal - Elem, Deputy Superintendent Division Notes: This is a class of 5 students who are grades K and 1There is a para in the room as well Teaching Assignment: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten[7710011], Access Language Arts - Grade 1[7710012], Access Mathematics Grade Kindergarten[7712015], Access Mathematics Grade 1[7712020], Access Science Grade Kindergarten[7720015], Access Science Grade 1[7720020], Access Social Studies - Kindergarten[7721011], Access Social Studies - Grade 1[7721012]Position Title: TeacherFLSA Status: ExemptOur Mission:The mission of Polk County Public Schools is to provide a high quality education for all students.To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability requiredReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe duties are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to the positionThis job description is not meant to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this positionOther duties may be assigned which are not listedAdditionally, when duties and responsibilities of this job change, this job description will be reviewed and updated, subject to changes and business necessity.Custom Job Purpose: This position exists to ensure that all students learn the basic and essential skills at each grade level.Essential Functions of this Job: AInstructional ProcessPlans and implements a program of instruction that adheres to the district's philosophy, goals and objectives as outlined in the adopted courses of studyMakes purposeful and appropriate lesson plans which provide for effective teaching strategies and maximizes time on taskPlans and implements a program of study designed to meet individual needs of studentsCreates a classroom environment conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategiesEncourages student enthusiasm for the learning process and the development of good study habitsProvides progress and interim reports as requiredPrepares substitute folder containing appropriate information as requested by the building principalPlans and prescribes purposeful assignments for paraprofessionals, tutors, and volunteers as neededRecognizes learning problems and make referrals as appropriateDemonstrates a strong grasp of subject matterUses effective oral and written expression.BCurriculum DevelopmentKeeps current in subject matter knowledge and learning theory and is willing to share this knowledge for the continual improvement of the school's curriculumAssists in the on-going curriculum revision process, including the revision of written courses of studyAssists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materialsBecome acquainted with supplemental services beneficial to students as an extension of regular classroom activities.CClassroom ManagementDevelops, in accordance with district and building guidelines, reasonable rules of classroom behavior and appropriate discipline techniques which are consistently appliedTakes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilitiesShare responsibility during the school day for supervision of students in all areas of the schoolProvides for the supervision of assigned students when circumstances require a brief absence from the assignment.DPublic RelationsUpholds and enforces board policy, administrative \ procedures, and school rules and regulations; and is supportive of them to the publicMaintains appropriate work habits, including regular and punctual attendance and appropriate use of conference and planning timeStrives to communicate the positive aspects of our school program to the public in word and deedWorks cooperatively with parents to strengthen the educational program for their childrenEstablishes and maintains cooperative relations with other staff.EProfessional GrowthContinues professional growth through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced coursework at institutions of higher learningMaintains membership in appropriate professional organizationsCooperates with the administration in planning appropriate inservice training programs on a building or district levelAttends staff, department, and committee meetings as required.FStudent EvaluationEvaluates accomplishments of students on a regular basis using multiple assessment methods such as teacher made test, sample of students work, mastery skills check lists, criterion-referenced tests and norm-referenced testsMake appropriate adjustments in the instructional program based on assessed resultsPerforms duties necessary to maintain the accountability required for the instructional program and as required by the building principalRespects the confidentiality of records and information regarding students, parents, and teachers in accordance with accepted professional ethics, and state and federal laws.Non-Essential Functions of this Job:Performs other duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work cooperatively with parents, school districts and agencies in providing services to students Ability to develop concepts and ideas and relate both in oral and written formKnowledge of child developmentAbility to administer testing instruments as requiredMust possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with students, teams and groupsMust be able to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the positionBilingual/biliterate preferred.Education, Experience and/or Certification/License Requirements: Must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or universityMust be Certified, Qualified and Highly Qualified as defined by the Course Code(s) assigned.Work Context: Requires sitting, standing, walking and moving about to coordinate workRequires the use of alternative communication systems, such as electronic mail, telephones and computersRequires coordination of work tasks to establish priorities, set goals and meet deadlinesRequires face-to-face discussions and contact with individuals and/or teamsRequires work with students, internal and external contacts, and with the publicPhysical Environment: Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditionsMay require working outdoors as well, with exposure to outdoor elements including weather changes, foliage, insects, etcRequires sitting, standing and the ability to lift, carry, move and/or position objects frequently weighing up to 20 pounds and infrequently weighing more than 20 pounds. http://jobsearch.educationamerica.net/index.phtml?a=v&j=2364716 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!