Richard Milburn Academy - Social Studies Teacher- Pasadena

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Region: 4
School District/Employer: Richard Milburn Academy
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position:
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
Job Title: Social Studies Teacher- Pasadena
School: Richard Milburn Academy Pasadena
Campus Description: 320 Southmore Avenue, Suite 306
Pasadena, TX 77502
832-730-4570
Date Posted: 8/11/2017
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: TITLE: TEACHER

REPORTS TO: SCHOOL DIRECTOR



JOB PURPOSE: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, knowledgeable, and responsible men and women.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):



Professional
1.Implements the school’s mission, philosophy of education and instructional standards and objectives.
2.Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
3.Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
4.Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
5.Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as relates to the specific assignment and student grade and subject area appropriateness.
6.Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
7.Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.
8.Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both academic and behavioral progress of assigned students.
9.Performs such other related tasks and assumes such other related responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the School Director as appropriate.
10.Works cooperatively and in concert with other RMA employees and contractors to advance a seamless, responsive and effective education environment for students.
11.Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.



Instructional
1.Meet and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the time designated.
2.Plans a program of study using tools provided by RMA that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
3.Creates a blended classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
4.Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
5.Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and achievement
6.Utilizes positive behavior interventions to support student progress and learning.
7.Maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
8.Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards and establishes clear objectives which reflect these standards for all lessons, units, and projects
9.Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media
10.Assesses and documents the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
11.Documents the learning problems of students and seeks the assistance of specialists as required
12.Meets the needs of special programs students through effective classroom instruction, observations, assessments and inputs to prevailing oversight committees, ARD committees, 504 meetings and LPAC committees
13.Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for educational assistant(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with supervisors, assesses their job performance.

Qualifications
1.A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
2.Maintains a valid teacher certification which is grade level and subject area appropriate for the particular assignment as required by federal, state or local regulations, laws or regulatory bodies including the No Child Left Behind Act; which includes current state certification, acceptable scores on mandatory tests or other documentation meeting the requirements set forth by our organization and /or regulatory bodies for this position.
3.Prior experience or formal training in working with “at-risk” students preferred.
4.A proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner with a variety of constituencies including parents, students, and staff.
5.Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
6.Experience in effectively handling conflict.
7.Must possess a sense of humor.
8.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.





SUPERVISES: Assigned students and any assigned paraprofessionals as appropriate.

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

PAY : Based on board approved RMA TX pay scale.

TRAVEL: As needed.



GENERAL INFORMATION:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being

performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list

of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee incumbent in this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incident to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimal levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.



NORMAL WORKING HOURS AND DAYS:

Monday through Friday, as designated by the school site hours of operation and the Student Academic Calendar for the location.



AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS:
1.Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
2.Work Environment

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with district procedures established on the evaluation of professional personnel.



JOB DESCRIPTION

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER





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ALL applicants must apply online. PLEASE DO NOT SEND RESUMES by mail, fax or email. Please apply at rmaschools.org
Qualifications: Qualifications
1.A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
2.Maintains a valid teacher certification which is grade level and subject area appropriate for the particular assignment as required by federal, state or local regulations, laws or regulatory bodies including the No Child Left Behind Act; which includes current state certification, acceptable scores on mandatory tests or other documentation meeting the requirements set forth by our organization and /or regulatory bodies for this position.
3.Prior experience or formal training in working with “at-risk” students preferred.
4.A proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner with a variety of constituencies including parents, students, and staff.
5.Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
6.Experience in effectively handling conflict.
7.Must possess a sense of humor.
8.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable
Salary Range: $42,436-$54,796 per year
Benefits:
How To Apply: rmaschools.org

Contact Person:

Name: Chrystal Hartman
Email: chartman@rma-tx.org
Address: 1263 Terminal Loop
City: McQueeney
State: TX
Zip: 78123
Phone: (830) 557-6181
Fax: (830) 557-5424

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