Please contact the district or school with any questions regarding this position.
Primary Purpose: Provide TEKS-based, grade-level appropriate learning instruction and activities in the core academic subject area assigned to help students fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. Follow district curriculum plans and documents that are aligned to instruction and assessments.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

  • Valid Texas teaching certificate for subject and level assigned

  • Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

  • General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

  • Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Collaborative skills to work closely with fellow teachers

 

Experience:

  • At least one year student teaching or approved internship

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Instructional Strategies:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the curriculum.

  • Present subject matter according to guidelines established by the Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the needs of students assigned.

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning and analyze results to plan instructional activities in response to the data. 

  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook.

  • Participate in professional development activities as assigned and as necessary to improve job-related skills and for your own professional improvement and growth. 

  • Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

  • Use technology to strengthen the teaching and learning processes.

 

Student Growth and Development:

  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

  • Be a positive role model for students and 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 all students.

  • Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

 

Communication:

  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, other teachers, and administration.

  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

 

Professional Growth and Development:

  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

  • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.

  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Interested applicants please contact:

BR Dieterich 

High School Principal

254-863-5301 x250

bdieterich@axtellisd.net