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English Lang. Arts Teachers (w/ESL Endorsement) - Prospective Middle School Campus (2024-2025)

Employer
Edinburg Independent School District
Location
Edinburg, Texas
Closing date
Jun 27, 2024

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Position Type:

Middle School Teaching/English Language Arts

Date Posted:

4/17/2023

Location:

Prospective Middle School Campus

Date Available:

04/17/2023

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REPORTS TO:

Campus Principal

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Open Until Filled

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR:

187 days

DATE REVISED

07/30/2020

WAGE/HOUR STATUS:

Exempt

SALARY RANGE:

$57,250 Minimum

$80,668 Maximum

PAY GRADE:

TCH

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provide students with appropriate distance, virtual, or face to face learning in the 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

Bachelor's degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and level assigned

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Instructional Strategies
  • Develop and implement lesson plans and activities through distance, virtual, or face to face learning to 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 student learning styles and needs.
  • 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 and provide blended learning opportunities in the classroom environment.

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
  • Be available by phone, email, or video conferencing during a scheduled conference period or designated office hours to confer with district personnel, students, and/or parents. The rest of the workday is committed to the planning, preparing, online staff development, virtual campus/district meetings, ARD's, implementing and evaluating lessons and activities.
  • Communicate daily with all students or parents via Google Classroom, Google Meet, Microsoft Office 365 Email, or phone or video conference. Maintain an ongoing contact log for your records.
  • 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.
  • Provide ongoing feedback of student achievement through formal and informal methods on mastery of lessons as per established district grading procedures.

Professional Growth and Development
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

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

teachers.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Performs all duties in a safe manner to avoid injury to oneself and/or to others.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Supervise assigned teacher aide(s)

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Tools/Equipment Used: Computer, :Laptop, phone system, video/instruction equipment.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
  • Work prolonged or irregular hours, prolonged sitting, repetitive computer work, frequent use of hands and wrists.
  • Work from home or location other than school building, unless asked to go to the worksite.

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 foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Edinburg CISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Title IX issues: Robert Vina, r.vina@ecisd.us ,Coordinator of Personnel/Legal Issues, ADA/504 issues: Sofia Hinojosa, sofia.hinojosa@ecisd.us , Director of Student & Social Services, 411 N. 8th Avenue, Edinburg, TX 78539, (956) 289-2300.

Edinburg CISD no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad o edad en sus programas o actividades y brinda igualdad de acceso a los Boy Scouts y otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para manejar consultas sobre las políticas de no discriminación Title IX issues: Robert Vina, r.vina@ecisd.us ,Coordinator of Personnel/Legal Issues, ADA/504 issues: Sofia Hinojosa, sofia.hinojosa@ecisd.us , Director of Student & Social Services, 411 N. 8th Avenue, Edinburg, TX 78539, (956) 289-2300.

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