Joshua ISD - 7th Grade Science Teacher/Coach

Job Details

Region: 11
School District/Employer: Joshua ISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Teacher
Assignment Level: Level
  • Middle School
Area
  • Athletics
Core Subjects
  • Science
Job Title: 7th Grade Science Teacher/Coach
School: Joshua ISD
Campus Description: R. C. Loflin Middle School - Grades 6-8
Jane Seamster - Principal
6801 FM 1902 - Joshua, TX 76058
Date Posted: 10/13/2021
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.

Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

Present subject matter according to guidelines established by 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 learning styles and needs of students assigned.

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 supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).

Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

Student Growth and Development

Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.

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, support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

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

Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

Communication

Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.

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.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise assigned teacher aide(s).

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.

THE JOSHUA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Qualifications: Qualifications:
Education/Certification
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for Science

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

Experience
At least one year student teaching or approved internship
Salary Range: Minimum Salary:$57,959
Benefits: Employee Benefits Include:

Group Health - JISD contributes $300 towards the monthly premium

Basic Life - employer paid / $10,000 per Employee

Hospital Indemnity Plan - employer paid

Telehealth for the entire family - employer paid

Employee Assistance Program - employer paid

Catastrophic Sick Leave Pool

Competitive Benefits offered such as Identify Theft Protection, HSA account, FSA, MASA transport, Additional Life Insurance options, Cancer, Disability, etc.

Up to five days of bereavement leave for death in the immediate family

Fitness Discounts

Partnership with Direct Primary Care of Burleson for affordable medical care management - www.DPCBurleson.com - Direct Primary Care of Burleson
How To Apply: www.joshuaisd.org > Employment

Contact Person:

Name: Heather Pannill
Email: pannillh@joshuaisd.org
Address: 310 East 18th Street
City: Joshua
State: TX
Zip: 76058
Phone: (817) 202-2511
Fax: (817) 641-2738