Diocese of Santa Rosa - Department of Catholic Schools
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Essential Functions: • Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized student learning plans (SLP’s) within established lesson plans. • Provides classroom instruction in a variety of subject matters, including cross-curricular. • Administers testing, subject specific assessments, etc. for the purpose of assessing student competency levels, ensuring accommodations and/or developing individual SLP’s. • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student's achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals (e.g. behavioral, motor development and communication skills, academic needs, vocational abilities, etc.) for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents and administration. • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan. • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject specific assignments for the purpose of providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements. • Monitors students’ behavior/activities in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, assemblies, liturgy, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment. • Participates in and/or coordinates a variety of meetings (e.g. class level, SLP, Department, School) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions. • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) for the purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements. • Works with school faculty on intervention or alternate programs for ineligible students (e.g. Rti) for the purpose of supporting the academic improvement of all students at Cardinal Newman High School. • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining personal safety of students, providing a positive learning environment and adhering to Education Code and school policies. • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to appropriate personnel for resolution. • Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction. Other Functions: • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and school. Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities • SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records. • KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of human development; and behavioral management strategies including positive behavioral supports. • ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience; and working flexible hours Responsibility Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. Working Environment The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: moderate lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; moderate stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 25% sitting, 20% walking, and 55% standing. The job is performed under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.