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Wharton ISD - JROTC

Job Details

Region: 3
School District/Employer: Wharton ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position:
Assignment Level: Level
  • High School
Job Title: JROTC
School: Wharton High School
Campus Description: Wharton, Texas is a quiet, community-driven town that offers a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Only 45 minutes from downtown Houston and less than an hour from the beach, the location is appealing to any lifestyle.

Our school district is built on the standard of “One Team, One Vision, Together on a Mission,” ensuring teamwork and cohesion play vital roles in the academic success of our students. Wharton ISD boasts a district enrollment of approximately 2200 students, making it a 4A classification.

Our four campuses are:
Sivells Elementary School – Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Wharton Elementary School - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Wharton Junior High School - 7th, 8th
Wharton High School - 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

How do we stand out? We are the only district in the county to offer an ROTC program, as well as the only district in Region 3 to offer an Early College High School by utilizing our partnership with Wharton County Junior College.

As a district, we are committed to offering a smooth transition for all new staff, guaranteeing a welcoming and supportive environment. Upon hire, you will be assigned a mentor teacher who will be available from Day One to provide guidance with classroom management techniques, materials, and creative ideas. At Wharton ISD, we know that the success of our students relies greatly on the success of our teachers...and we are determined to help you become the best teacher
Date Posted: 7/11/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
The Senior Air Force Instructor is responsible for implementing the District instructional program and educational philosophy in the subject area or grade level designated in accordance with District goals, policies and procedures.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of subjects assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:
Prefer at least one year of instructing in the JROTC program or as a JROTC Area Manager.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Teaches in accordance with the JROTC program and District policies/regulations.
Displays effective teaching practices in an effort to ensure optimum student learning.
Teaches the JROTC curriculum as provided by the Air Force Education and Training Command.
Uses time effectively.
Chooses appropriate materials and activities.
Presents subject matter clearly and interestingly.
Coordinates and plans with team members.
Administers the classroom to create an environment conducive to learning.
Organizes procedures for effective classroom management.
Organizes the assigned teaching area in an efficient, appealing manner.
Provides flexibility for individual and group activities.
Practices positive and corrective discipline techniques that help students gain self-control and responsibility for their actions.
Maintains a positive, accepting attitude in working with students.
Works individually with students in a tutorial setting.
Cooperates with school personnel in providing for student welfare.
Supervises behavior and safety of students in JROTC classes and during school-related activities on and off campus.
Works with counselors, administrators, parents and other staff members to place students in the most effective educational setting.
Instruct students in school safety and emergency drill procedures.
Participates in special activities and programs provided for students and parents.
Cooperates with and supports the co-curricular activities provided for students.
Participates in the co-curricular activities appropriate to the subject area or area of interest.
Works with appropriate administrators and maintenance staff to ensure student safety in the classroom, hallways, laboratories and other school facilities.
Initiates communications with parents.
Inform parents of students’ progress.
Makes parents aware if problems arise.
Cooperates with appropriate record keeping system.
Administers an appropriate record keeping system.
Maintains accurate records for student evaluation and progress.
Maintains accurate attendance records as required by building, District and state regulations.
Maintains accurate records for all textbooks, materials and funds provided by the District and by the Air Force.
Maintains records of parent contacts, conferences, disciplinary measures and referrals to other school personnel.
Meets required record keeping format and timelines effectively.
Exemplifies professionalism in behavior and performance.
Cooperates with staff and administrators, sharing work willingly.
Works with team leaders and principal to benefit from evaluation by using strengths and improving areas of need.
Exemplifies professionalism and creates a positive attitude toward the teaching profession.
Promotes understanding of District programs and policies and creates a positive attitude toward the teaching profession.
Remains current in education and the specific areas of instruction though literature, workshops, conferences, professional organizations and college courses.
Adheres to the Texas Education Code of Ethics and supports the District philosophy.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Share supervisory responsibility for other JROTC instructors.

Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Occasional district wide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Air Force Education and Training Command certificate as a Senior Air Force Instructor for the Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of subjects assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:
Prefer at least one year of instructing in the JROTC program or as a JROTC Area Manager.
Salary Range: Based on experience
Benefits: TRS Active

**District meets eligibility requirements for Student Loan Forgiveness
How To Apply: Apply online at www.whartonisd.net.
Go to Departments, Human Resources, job openings.

Contact Person:

Name: Lynn Dannhaus
Email: ldannhaus@whartonisd.net
Address: 2100 North Fulton Street
City: Wharton
State: TX
Zip: 77488-3146
Phone: (979) 532-6248
Fax: (979) 532-6228