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Job Title: 2nd Grade Teacher                          Start Date: Immediate

Reports to: Elementary School Principal         Pay Scale: HISD Teacher Scale (187-day contract) 

Primary Purpose:
  • Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate with Elementary Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience as an elementary teacher is preferred but not required.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional Strategies:
  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual students differences.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect an understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. 
  • Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  • Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  • Plan and assign work to the instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development:
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Be a positive role model for students; support the mission of the school district.

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.
  • Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials, as needed.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development:
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s), if applicable.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment
Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move textbooks and classroom equipment
Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

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