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Job Description

Opening: January 31, 2018

Closing: Until Filled

Reports To: Principal

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Dept. /School: Assigned Campus

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:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Computer Science programs designed to fulfill 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 and society.

Minimum Qualifications:


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university
* Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned. Certification areas may include: Computer Science 8-12; Mathematics 7-12; Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12 & 8-12; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics 6-12
* Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant

Special Knowledge/Skills:

* Knowledge and skills in Computer Science
* Ability to align Computer Science content to targeted industry certification exams
* Knowledge of industry related software
* Ability to work within PC and Macintosh platforms
* Knowledge of State Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System (PBMAS) and ability to analyze and document data for improved student performance
* Knowledge of PLTW programs
* Knowledge of project-based learning programs
* Ability to market Computer Science careers to students, staff, parents and business community
* Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
* Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school environment


* Student teaching, approved internship or appropriate work approval in Computer Science / STEM industry

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 Planning and Delivery

* Analyze performance data in order to provide targeted instruction based on students' individual needs.
* Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's curriculum program, reflect accommodations for learning style differences, and show written evidence of preparation as required.
* Present subject matter according to the guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
* Work with other staff members to determine instructional goals, objectives and strategies according to district requirements.
* Work with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students as identified in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
* Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
* Plan and monitor work flow of instructional assistants and volunteers as appropriate.

Monitoring Student Progress and Potential

* Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
* Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
* Support mission of school district by serving as a positive role model for students.

Classroom Management and Organization

* Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
* Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
* Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.

Qualities of Effective Teachers

* Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents, and staff.
* Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
* Participate in staff development activities that improve job-related skills and professional growth.
* Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and campus policies for classroom teachers, including daily attendance, punctuality and confidentiality.
* Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other required documents.
* Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
* Comply with the Texas Educator's Code of Ethics.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise students and monitor work flow of instructional assistants as appropriate


Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, teacher resource materials and equipment, copier, fax, and other

equipment applicable to position

Working Conditions:

Mental and Physical Demands:

Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions and deadlines; Frequent walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing; Occasional: Lifting and carrying 10-25 pounds frequently, 25-40 pounds occasionally, more than 45 pounds infrequently with assistance; Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds sporadically; May be required under specific circumstances to provide physical restraint of students in danger of causing harm to themselves or others

Environmental Factors:

Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise. Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.).

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.

Employee Acknowledgement of Receipt ____________________ Date: _____________

Hiring Administrator ___________________________________ Date: _____________


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