Classroom Teacher - University City School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Job Location: The School District of University City
Beginning: Aug 01, 2020
Deadline: May 29, 2020**
Certificate: Family & Consumer Sciences
District: University City School District
University City, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-290-4028
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Job Description:
Purpose
Responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops skills in Family & Consumer Science.
 
Essential Duties
  1. Teaches content and skills in Family & Consumer Science courses, utilizing the designated curriculum.
  2. Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures.
  3. Adapts Family & Consumer Science material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments and lesson plans that guide and challenge students.
  4. Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division’s basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
  5. Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
  6. Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas.
  7. Evaluates each student’s progress in meeting the course standards for Family & Consumer Science skills.
  8. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
  9. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing student needs.
  10. Communicates with parents and school counselors on student progress.
  11. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
  12. Administers assessments in accordance with district guidelines.
  13. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
 
Other Duties
  1. Maintains professional competence by attending staff development programs, curriculum development meetings, and other professional activities.
  2. Participates in various student and parent activities that occur in the school including PTA, student clubs, and afterschool activities.
  3. Creates an effective learning environment through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and activity/learning centers.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned by the principal or appropriate administrator.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or a related field.
  • Must hold a Vocational Home Economics or Vocational Family/Consumer Science Missouri Teacher Certification.
  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, & the public.
 
Learn more about The School District of University City at www.ucityschools.org or watch our video at www.ucityschools.org/UBelongHR
 

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