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San Marcos CISD

Teacher - Agricultural Science (3680)

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TitleTeacher - Agricultural Science
Posting ID3680
Description

JOB TITLE:    Agriculture Science Teacher              WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Exempt

 

REPORTS TO:          Campus Principal                                          

 

DEPT. /CAMPUS:     Assigned Campus                  DATE REVISED:         June 2021                

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to 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 in one of the following:

- Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12

- Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12

- Any vocational agriculture certificate

 ESL Certification required within six months of employment

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

At least one year of student teaching or approved internship

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Use strategies and activities that result in: (1) increased student performance in content area and on standardized assessments specific to the subject taught (2) increased student success in meeting campus performance objectives.

 

  1. Serve as an FFA Advisor in a multi-teacher department and share supervisory duties for SAE, LDE and CDE projects. Also contribute to the educational objectives of the public school system by providing information to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources students about career pathways as a guide to achieving necessary skills for continued education and employment.  

 

  1. Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required and meet the needs of students.

 

  1. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.

 

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

 

 

  1. Plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of students assigned.

 

  1. Communicate and promote expectations for high-level performance from students and recognize excellence in achievement.

 

  1. Develop instructional activities, which incorporate appropriate student learning styles to meet student needs.

 

  1. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans.

 

  1. Attend ARD meetings and be prepared to discuss students’ strengths, weaknesses, and abilities.

 

  1. Communicate and interacts with students, parents, staff, and community in a positive manner.

 

  1. Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

 

  1. Plan and supervise purposeful assignments for instructional assistants, and/or volunteers.

 

  1. Use technologies in the teaching/learning process as available and appropriate.

 

  1. Assist students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study.

 

  1. Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing and provide progress and interim reports as needed and required.

 

  1. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.

 

  1. Present for students a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the school district.

 

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

 

  1. Manage student behavior and administer discipline according to board policies, administrative regulations, and the IEP through the implementation of a proactive and positive classroom management plan.

 

  1. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  2. Assist in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials as requested.

 

  1. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents.

 

  1. Schedule and conduct parent conferences with parents of students who are struggling or failing.

 

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

 

  1. Use acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

 

  1. Participate in campus and district staff development program.

 

  1. Maintain and improve professional competence through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced courses at institutes of higher learning.

 

  1. Demonstrate interest and initiative in professional improvement.

 

  1. Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

 

  1. Keeps informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

 

  1. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

 

  1. Maintain accurate attendance records and identify chronic attendance problems.

 

  1. Follow district and campus policy in assignment of meaningful homework, which supports curriculum goals and objectives.

 

  1. Follow district and/or campus grading policy in the assignment of grades.

 

  1. Attend and participate in faculty meetings, department meetings, and committee meetings as required.

 

  1. Report to work at the designated site on a regular daily basis according to the established work schedule.

 

  1. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Principal and/or Assistant Principal.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise assigned instructional assistants, aides, and/or classroom volunteers. Assist in the supervision of assigned student teachers.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

 

Mental Demands:

Ability to communicate (verbal and written); ability to instruct; ability to interpret policy and procedures; ability to maintain emotional control under stress.

 

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Work inside and outside; prolonged standing and walking; lifting and carrying; in-district travel as assigned and occasional out-of-district travel.

 

School district employees may be required to work from home and use their personal electronic devices. 

 

 

 

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

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$49,662 / Per Year
LocationDoris Miller Middle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date06/08/2021