IT Academy Teacher

Dublin City Schools Dublin, OH
Hired through Tolles Career & Technical Center: Candidates must have a valid Ohio Teaching Certificate/License to teach Information Technology (ODE Course Codes: 145060 Programming, 145005 Information Technology, 145065 Object Oriented Programming, 145070 Visual Programming). Candidates should have a familiarity with Business Professionals of America.

Application Process: Submit Tolles application (www.tollestech.com), resume, references, college transcripts and certifications/credentials to: Tolles Career & Technical Center, 7877 US Highway 42 S, Plain City, OH 43064 or, lweeks@tollestech.com

Job Objectives: Plans, implements, and assesses student learning experiences. Helps students make appropriate choices.

Encourages parental involvement.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Valid Ohio Department of Education license/certificate appropriate for the position.

* Meets all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, etc.).

* A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.

* Complies with drug-free workplace rules and Board policies.

* Keeps current with technology and other workplace innovations that support job functions.

* Commitment to keep current with occupational trends and skills deemed essential by employers.

* Demonstrates the ability to integrate and articulate comprehensive school curriculum objectives.

* Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with a large and diverse client base.

* Demonstrates the ability to maintain effective working relationships with others.

Essential Functions:

The following are typical work responsibilities. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a

disability to perform essential functions.

Teaching

* Teaches classes as scheduled/assigned.

* Maintains a thorough understanding of subject material.

* Creates effective student learning experiences.

* Documents teaching performance objectives.

* Uses formal and informal, formative and summative, assessment strategies to monitor and manage student

learning.

* Encourages community partnerships that enhance district programs.

* Prepares the assigned classroom or instructional area.

* Develops written lesson plans that align with state standards and the district's adopted courses of

study/curriculum goals.

* Evaluates the academic needs of students.

* Develops meaningful educational activities that engage and stimulate student learning.

* Varies instructional techniques to address diverse learning styles.

* Helps students take full advantage of the learning environment (e.g., use of instructional/media resources,

access/proximity to activities, etc.).

* Communicates expectations, provides guidance, and shows an active interest in student progress.

* Facilitates self-reliance, problem-solving, critical-thinking, creativity, and performance skills.

* Plans collaborative student learning activities that encourage positive peer relationships.

* Shares knowledge and resources that enhance student learning.

* Implements effective pupil management procedures.

* Helps parents/students understand academic objectives, behavioral standards, and performance expectations.

* Consults with support personnel to address student concerns (e.g., excessive absences, at-risk behavior,

mental/physical health, family/peer relations, etc.)

* Collaborates with staff to implement and monitor behavior management plans when required.

* Initiates referrals for student assistance as needed.

* Meets mandated paperwork deadlines.

* Helps the intervention assistance team (IAT) prepare plans for eligible students.

* Helps prepare/implement Section 504, Individualized Education Plans (IEP), and/or other interventions for

assigned students meeting eligibility requirements.

* Proctors district testing activities as directed.

* Helps students with content-area preparation activities.

* Evaluates student achievement/performance.

* Prepares progress reports.

* Consults with parents as needed (e.g., phone calls, notes, meetings, etc.).

* Works in close collaboration with intervention specialists to ensure that student IEP's are followed

according to Federal and State Law and Board Policy.

* Ensures that student lists and teaching materials are readily available for substitutes.

* Consults with district staff to identify ongoing/emerging career/technical needs of students.

* Monitors workforce trends and training needs.

* Evaluates the relevance of new technology.

* Recommends program purchases.

* Maintains equipment inventory records as directed.

* Performs equipment safety inspections.

* Develops rules and procedures that promote the safe use of equipment.

* Monitors compliance with all licensing agreements.

* Facilitates and monitors work-study placements.

Professional Responsibilities

* Upholds Board policies and follows administrative guidelines/procedures. Promotes a professional image of

the school district. Encourages community partnerships that enhance district programs.

* Promotes effective communications and assistance. Tactfully addresses

questions/concerns and refers policy interpretation inquires to administrative staff.

* Encourages and supports student organizations and school-sponsored activities.

* Maintains records of individual student contacts.

* Collaborates with staff to share knowledge and resources that enhance student learning.

* Upholds the student conduct code with consistency.

* Supports an inclusive educational environment by helping staff to resolve problems related to the

participation of students with disabilities in appropriate learning activities.

* Maintains accurate records. Submits reports on time in the required format.

* Respects personal privacy by maintaining the confidentiality of privileged information.

* Promotes the proper use, care, and security of school property.

* Takes precautions to ensure safety by monitoring and supervising students and by working with supervisors

to manage or eliminate risk factors.

* Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law.

* Supervises non-classroom activities when directed that do not conflict with/prevent fulfillment of primary

job responsibilities.

* Participates in staff meetings, conferences, and other required school activities.

* Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance district goals.

* Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others.

* Maintains a professional appearance, wearing work attire appropriate for the position.

* Provides prompt notification of absences.

* Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

Abilities Required:

* Acknowledges personal accountability for decisions and conduct

* Acts in accordance with the professional code of ethics.

* Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts.

* Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work environment.

* Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.

* Exhibits consistency, resourcefulness, and resilience.

* Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.

* Organizes tasks and manages time effectively. Meets deadlines despite time constraints.

* Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions.

* Uses diplomacy and exercises self-control when dealing with other individuals.

Working Environment:

* Prepares the assigned classroom or instructional area. Develops written lesson plans that align with state

standards and the career center's adopted courses of study/curriculum goals.

Helps students take full advantage of the learning environment (e.g., use of instructional/media resources,

access/proximity to activities, etc.).

* Upholds the student conduct code with consistency. Implements effective pupil management procedures.

* Maintains a positive learning environment.

* Promotes the proper use, care, and security of school property.

* Takes precautions to ensure safety. Monitors situations that may indicate a problem.

* Provides appropriate student supervision. Works with supervisors to manage or eliminate risk factors.

Working Conditions:

Safety is essential to job performance. Employees must exercise caution and comply with standard safety regulations and district

procedures when involved in the following situations:

* Balancing, bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching, or standing.

* Exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.

* Exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.

* Interacting with aggressive, disruptive and/or unruly individuals.

* Lifting, carrying and moving work-related supplies/equipment.

* Operating and/or riding in a vehicle.

* Performing repetitive tasks for prolonged periods.

* Traveling to meetings and work assignments.

The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and

transgender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, genetic information (collectively, "Protected Classes"), or

any other legally protected category, in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities.

This job description identifies general responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed.

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