Secondary Science Teacher
Company: Crowley County School District
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Crowley County School District Re. 1-J in Ordway, Colorado
is seeking qualified applicants for the following vacancies:
Secondary Science Teacher
TITLE: CLASSROOM TEACHERDefinition: Directly delivers the
curriculum and provides instruction for students.
QUALIFICATIONS:1. The teacher must be appropriately certified
and/or licensed in the State of Colorado as provided by law.2.
Licensed staff must be qualified for the area or grade level in
which they perform, meeting Colorado Department of Education
REPORTS TO: The Building PrincipalJOB GOALS:1. Colorado Revised
Statute, 1973, Section 22-63-102: to instruct, direct, or supervise
the instructional program …2. Perform teaching duties which
maximize student learning and student welfare in a professionally
sound, ethical, and effective manner.3. Perform teaching and
supervisory activities with a professional service orientation
toward students, parents, and community constituents.
PROFESSIONAL/ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:It is imperative that the
person employed in this position display, at all times, acceptable
professional and ethical standards. These expectations are as
follows, but are not limited to:1. Confidentiality2. Courtesy3.
Cooperation and positiveness4. Reliability/Punctuality5. Accuracy
and efficiency6. Timeliness in respect to deadlines7.
Respectfulness toward others
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (but not limited to):
1. The school professional models ethical standards, continual
growth, collaborative work, and care and concern for students,
materials, and facilities.a. Adheres to the code of ethics of the
teaching profession of the State of Colorado.b. Accepts, fulfills,
and supports assigned building procedures, responsibilities, and
duties in a prompt and efficient manner.c. Follows Board of
Education policies and other rules, regulations, or procedures that
may be established by the central or building administration.d.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by
law, district policy, and administrative regulations in an
effective and prompt manner.e. Participates in staff development
activities, continuing education courses, and/or professional
organizations to meet educational goals.f. Implements new learning
from staff development opportunities.g. Works together across grade
level/content areas to implement standards, instruction, and
assessment, and to adapt best practice, products, and programs.h.
Reports suspected/confirmed injury or abuse of students to building
administration and proper authorities as observed.i. Provides and
promotes an educationally, emotionally, and physically safe
environment for students.j. Models and ensures student awareness of
proper use of materials, equipment, and/or facilities.
2. The school professional demonstrates effective classroom
management strategies.a. Establishes classroom routines and
acceptable behaviors; then recognizes and reinforces those positive
behaviors.b. Uses appropriate behavior management plans and uses
appropriate solutions when identifying student behavioral
problems.c. Provides clear, concise, and reasonable directions, and
then offers appropriate levels of questioning and responses while
checking for understanding.d. Communicates the belief that all
students can learn and sets high expectations for student learning
while providing opportunities for student success.e. Maximizes
3. The school professional will use state and district standards to
drive the design of standardsbased assessment, planning, and
instruction.a. Clearly displays and ensures that students are aware
of the standards and benchmarks.b. Uses appropriate assessment data
to guide instruction prior to and following instruction, and
communicates that data to students, parents, and administrators
effectively.c. Provides adaptations and multiple ways for students
to express their learning, and adjusts instruction, curriculum, and
assessment to meet individual learning needs.d. Establishes clear
expectations for student learning at the beginning of each
assignment or course, shares assessment criteria for assignments so
students know how to demonstrate proficiency, then uses
instructional strategies that are aligned to the assessment.e. Uses
standards-based lesson design and unit organizers to plan
instruction. (Real-world applications, cross-curricular
applications, varied strategies, and multiple standards are
incorporated.)f. Begins instruction at student's performance level.
(Pre-assesses students)g. Utilizes adopted curricular and
assessment materials as the primary instructional guide.h. Helps
students take responsibility and ownership for their own
learning.i. Utilizes and/or develops classroom and building
remediation and enrichment strategies.j. Uses both objective and
subjective data (formal assessments, observations, teacher
judgment, external input, etc.) to improve student learning through
4. The school professional uses personal and civic responsibility
as essential elements in the development of instruction and
curriculum.a. Provides opportunities for students to fulfill
classroom leadership and team-building roles.b. Practices and
promotes respectful behavior to self and others.c. Practices and
promotes personal hygiene, health, safety, and self-esteem.d.
Practices and promotes gender, ethnic, and socio-economic
equality.e. Shows empathy toward students and other school
5. The school professional demonstrates knowledge in and the
implementation of the following areas:a. Colorado Basic Literacy
Act in relation to the accommodations/modifications of a student's
Individual Literacy Plan (I.L.P.)b. Colorado Student Assessment
Programc. Special Education laws and practices in relation to the
accommodations/modifications of a student's Individual Education
Plan (I.E.P.).d. District and building curriculum and assessment
tools.e. Technology as a tool for classroom learning and
instruction.f. Technology as a tool for classroom management,
organization, grading, and attendance as appropriate per
building.g. Current district literacy strategies.h. Other
building-adopted curricular and assessment tools.
6. The school professional demonstrates effective and appropriate
communication skills.a. Records, makes available, and demonstrates
in a timely manner student progress to students, parents/guardians,
and principals through state, district, building, formal, and
informal classroom assessments as required by law, district policy,
and administrative regulations.b. Maintains a professional manner
when conferencing with a parent/guardian, and deals with
parent/guardian concerns effectively and professionally.c.
Practices good communication skills with colleagues, students, and
parents to support student learning as a shared responsibility.
7. The ESL school professional utilizes the process for the
district's second language program (when applicable).a. Conducts
testing as appropriate and provides accurate assessment data.b.
Completes district and building reports as requested.c. Uses
appropriate procedures for staffing students into and out of the
program, including monitoring students who have been exited from
the program.d. Provides second language students with additional
individualized instruction as needed.e. Provides necessary
assistance to regular education teachers.f. Works with
parents/guardians of second language learners to involve them in
the education of their students.
8. The special education school professional implements federal,
state, and district guidelines in the organization and delivery of
special education services (when applicable).a. Assists in the
identification and programming for handicapped students.b. Plans
instruction consistent with the IEP and works with staff to ensure
that the academic success of special education students is the
responsibility of all the student's teachers.c. Provides ongoing
consultation services.d. Provides effective use of instructional
time.e. Strives to enable the student to be a successful,
independent learner whenever possible.
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