Hendry County Schools Labelle, FL


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. A valid Florida educator's certificate

2. Three (3) years of successful experience in teaching

3. Knowledge of curriculum and/or discipline program design,

implementation and evaluation in the assigned area as

reflected in job performance assessment.

4. Satisfactory clearance of a Criminal History Records check

and drug screening.

5. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board

may find appropriate and acceptable.

ADD'L DESIRED 1. Prior experience as Assistant Principal, Dean, Teacher, or


2. Knowledge of Pinnacle and Genesis computer programs

3. Completed or working on a Masters Degree in Educational


REPORTS TO: Principal or designated supervisor

JOB GOAL: To assist the Principal or Assistant Principal in tasks and responsibilities for promoting the educational well being of each

student in the school.


1. Maintain a positive, organized, and safe learning environment.

2. Establish and use behavior management techniques which are appropriate and effective.

3. Assists in enforcement of school rules, administrative regulations, and board policy

4. Establish and maintain effective and efficient record keeping procedures including student records subject to the requirements of the Family Rights and Privacy Act.

5. Manage time effectively and fulfill professional responsibilities.

6. Instruct and supervise the work of volunteers and paraprofessionals when assigned.

7. Provide instruction on safety procedures and proper handling of materials and equipment.

8. Recognize overt indicators of student distress or abuse and take appropriate intervention, referral, or reporting actions.

9. Collaborate with students, parents, school staff, and other appropriate persons to assist in meeting student needs.

10. Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.

11. Assist others in acquiring knowledge and understanding of particular area of responsibility.

12. Engage in continuing improvement of professional knowledge and skills.

DEAN/TEACHER - Continued

13. Conduct a personal assessment periodically to determine professional development needs with reference to specific instructional assignment.

14. Acts in a professional and ethical manner and adhere at all times to the Code of Ethics

and Principles of Professional Conduct.

15. Support school improvement initiatives by active participation in school activities, services, and programs.

16. Maintain student records according to established guidelines.

17. Establish an effective working relationship with outside services and make appropriate referrals for law enforcement and psychological, social work, health, or community services.

18. Keep abreast of school/student legal issues and follow established procedures.

19. Meet and deal effectively with the general public, staff members, students, parents, administrators and other contact persons using tact and good judgement.

20. Maintain confidentiality regarding school/workplace matters.

21. Demonstrate initiative in the performance of assigned responsibilities.

22. Maintain expertise in assigned area to fulfill project goals and objectives.

23. Participate successfully in the training programs offered to increase skill and proficiency related to assignment.

24. Understand, support, and enforce the Hendry County School Board's Student Code of Conduct.

25. Performs other incidental tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position.

(Note: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from

the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)


This position requires medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally

and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds of force constantly to

move objects and, if required, lifting, crawling, kneeling, bending, stooping, pulling,

and pushing.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary will be based on the approved Hendry County School

Board salary schedule. Length of contract and number of hours worked are determined by specific allocation as approved annually by board action.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be appraised annually by school administration in accordance with school board policies.

ADOPTED: 5/26/09