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TEACH FOR AMERICA (TFA) Teacher
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Job Description

Opening Date: February 2, 2018

Closing Date: February 16, 2018

Reports To: Campus Principal

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Dept. /School: Campus Assigned

Pay Grade: Teacher Salary Schedule

Terms of Employment:

10 months/187 days per year. Salary is on the teacher salary schedule on the SAISD Compensation Plan on a term or probationary contract, as applicable with additional consideration for directly related experience.

Primary Purpose:

To provide students with high quality, appropriate and engaging learning activities and experiences designed to help the students attain their maximum potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills that will prepare them for success in higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university
* Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned
* Demonstrated competency in core subject area assigned
* Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant

Special Knowledge/Skills:

* Knowledge of subject(s) to which assigned
* Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
* Ability to instruct students and manage student behavior
* Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
* Ability to adjust and be flexible to a multitude of situations in the school environment

Experience:

* Student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

Instructional Strategies:

* Implements the SAISD curriculum guides.
* Analyzes formative data in order to provide targeted instruction based on students' individual needs.
* Presents students with instructional strategies that engage, motivate and support students in their mastery of the standards.
* Develops and implements lesson plans that address the learning styles of all students.
* Prepares lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in learning styles.
* Presents subject matter according to guidelines established by The Texas Education Agency, Board Policies, and Administrative Regulations.
* Plans and uses appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.
* Conducts assessment of each student's learning and uses results to plan appropriate and targeted instructional activities especially in the core content areas of reading, writing, mathematics, science, and social studies.
* Works cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in the Individual Education Plans (IEP).
* Works with campus and district staff to address the needs of English language learners.
* Uses technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
* Works as part of a campus problem-solving, solution-finding team that develops appropriate learning experiences and support for all students.
* Communicates in a timely and professional way with parents/guardians about individual student's progress.

Student Growth and Development:

* Helps students analyze and improve study methods and habits; fosters students goal setting practices.
* Conducts ongoing assessments of students' achievement through formal and informal testing.
* Acts as a positive role model for students and supports the mission of the San Antonio Independent School District.

Classroom Management and Organization:

* Creates an inviting, welcoming classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
* Establishes procedures and routines that are consistent and clear to students.
* Manages student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and the Student Handbook.
* Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
* Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.

Professional Growth and Development:

* Participates in staff development activities to improve job related skills.
* Keeps informed of and complies with state, District, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
* Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records, and other required documents.
* Attends and participates in faculty meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
* Complies with the Code of Ethics for Educators.
* Ability to demonstrate the following core values: integrity, high expectations, commitment, respect, dedication to teamwork and passion for a student centered environment
* Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

* Supervision and evaluation of District personnel is not a requirement of the position; however, the supervision of students is required.

Equipment Used:

* Computers and Computer peripherals, various software programs, teacher resource materials and equipment, audio-visual equipment, printers, copier, fax machine, telephone

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands

* Above average degree of concentration, communication (verbal and written), interpretation, understanding verbal instructions, analyzing, differentiating, reading, coordinating, compiling, computing, instructing, emotional control, memorizing, organizational skills, and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Physical Demands

* Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, hear, write. Lift up to 25 pounds.
* Frequently required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
* Occasionally sit, climb, or balance, move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Factors:

* Frequent exposure to outside weather conditions. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

It is the policy of San Antonio ISD not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or disability in its vocational programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and SAISD's board policies DIA, FFH, and FFI.

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Hiring Administrator: Date:

About SAN ANTONIO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

The San Antonio Technology in Education Coalition (SATEC) is an alliance of several educational entities in San Antonio, Texas. SATEC has been in operation since 1997 when it received a five-year, multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The SATEC Program provides the resources to improve the mathematical skills of middle and high school students by incorporating the latest technological innovations into the classroom instruction. This is accomplished by using the technology to help the students make the connection between abstract mathematical concepts and concrete, real-world experiences. SATEC seeks to have a seamless integration of technology into the curriculum and instruction. For additional information, you can write or call us at: SATEC 237 W. Travis San Antonio, Texas 78205 Phone: (210) 354-3983 Fax: (210) 472-1967 Or E-mail: Paul Tisdel (Project Director) SATEC is funded by a technology innovation Challenge Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Please send any comments regarding this site to: Webmaster: RCG Technologies This page is hosted by San Antonio Independent School District