Classroom Teacher - Joplin Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: High School Science Teacher
Job Location: Joplin High School
Beginning: Aug 17, 2020
Deadline: May 31, 2020**
Certificate: Science
District: Joplin Schools
Joplin, MO 64802
Telephone: 417-625-5200
Job Description:
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Position:                    High School Science Teacher
Term:                       Full-time/9 Months
Classification:             Certified/Exempt
Location:                   Joplin High School
Qualifications:             Valid Missouri Teaching Certificate, Required
                                    Bachelor’s degree, required
Supervisory:                No
Reports to:                  Principal
Teachers are responsible for providing direct instruction to students and maintaining an environment conducive to learning.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
General Expectations:
  • Supports the mission of Joplin Schools.
  • Supports the value of education.
  • Complies with the privacy rights of students.
  • Safeguards confidential and/or sensitive information.
  • Communicates effectively with all the members of the school district and community.
  • Provides excellence in customer service both internally and externally.
  • Reacts to change productively.
  • Keeps abreast of new information, innovative ideas and techniques.
  • Maintains accurate records and filing systems for accountability and audit purposes.
  • Ensures that all activities conform to district, state, or federal guidelines.
Essential Functions:
  • Provide instruction to students
  • Create and implement a classroom disciplinary plan
  • Create lesson plans and activities to implement and supplement instruction
  • Participate in building, grade level and subject area committees
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Maintain accurate student records including attendance, grades and discipline
  • Complete and submit forms and required reports in a timely manner
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding progress and other educational concerns
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect, discrimination and harassments as directed by Board policy
  • Prepare lesson plans for use by a substitute teacher
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands
An individual who holds this position must have the ability to:
  • Speak and hear in an environment where numerous conversations and activities may be taking place simultaneously
  • Move around the classroom
  • Read handwritten or printed material
Regular and consistent attendance is an essential function of this position. 
The work conditions and environment described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Conditions and Environment
Environment of a typical classroom setting
Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.