The responsibility of the teacher is to carry out a program of instruction which enables students to utilize skills taught to discover, to problem solve, to predict and be motivated, to learn more. In addition, the teacher will provide instruction in higher level thinking skills including, but not limited to, analysis, synthesis and application, using the content areas of math and/or science. The program is based on the School Board and State of California Goals and Objectives. Under the direction of the principal, the teacher is responsible to plan and implement the educational program for his/her students, teach skills, provide intellectual growth.
- Reflects an understanding of learning theory, curriculum guidelines, and state requirements in planning and instruction.
- Diagnose learning needs of children (style, modality).
- Develop/utilize instructional material and techniques to meet diagnosed needs.
- Develop/utilize hands on and experiential materials to enrich instruction.
- Evaluate and record children’s academic and social growth on a continual basis, including completing progress reports.
- Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to facilitate learning in optimum environment.
- Conduct parent conferences to discuss student progress and interpret school program.
- Counsel care for the well-being and safety of each student.
- Cooperate as an effective school team member.
10. Maintain professional competence through in-service, classes, and dialogue.
11. Provide a functional and attractive learning environment.
12. Be a guide, resource, model, facilitator, motivator for student learning.
Computer, television, VCR, overhead projector, wheeled cart, laser projector, photocopier, duplicator, chalkboard/dryboard, chalk/felt pens, erasers, office supplies, art supplies, athletic equipment, books, videos, computer/video discs, phone, science experiment equipment/supplies.
The job of teaching includes standing, walking, sitting, bending, lifting 20 pounds, reaching, pushing/pulling, kneeling/crouching, use of hands, hearing and vision.
Vision, Hearing, Speech/Language Processing
A teacher needs clarity of vision and three-dimensional vision. He/She needs to hear at close proximity and at a distance. A teacher needs to be able to verbally communicate, have visual and auditory comprehension, speak on the phone, have short and long-term memory recall, read, write.
Teachers need to interact with the public and co-workers, have the ability to function independently, be decision makers and problem solvers, accept supervisory authority.
This area has temperate climatic conditions, so extremes are rare. Noise is at an acceptable level for classrooms. Rarely are vibrations, hazards, or pollutant atmospheric conditions noted.
A teacher needs to be able to direct others, express personal ideas/feelings, influence others, be flexible, and perform a variety of duties.
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the above stated essential functions.