SPED ELA Resource Teacher (18-19 School Year)

Red Oak ISD Red Oak, TX
Job Title: Teacher Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Reports to: Principal Pay Grade:

Dept: Assigned Campus Date Revised: 05/2015 Primary Purpose: Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society. Qualifications: Education/Certification:

Bachelor's degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or required training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

General knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


At least one year student teaching or approved internship Major Responsibilities and Duties: Instructional Strategies 1.Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.

2.Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.

3.Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

4.Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned.

5.Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.

6.Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

7.Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

8.Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s).

9.Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

Student Growth and Development 10.Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.

11.Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

12.Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

13.Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization 14.Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

15.Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

16.Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

17.Assist in selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials. Communication 18.Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.

19.Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

20.Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.

Professional Growth and Development 21.Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

22.Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

23.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.

24.Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Customer Care Skills

25.Provide professional communication with students, parents, community members, staff, and other professionals at all times.

26.Use proper phone etiquette at all times, speaking slowly and clearly. Take reliable messages, and route to the appropriate staff.

27.Ensure superior customer care skills are used via eye contact, facial expressions, voice inflections, body language, and an attitude of "going the extra mile" for others.

28.Ensure all requests for information are dealt with in an appropriate timeframe.

29.Create and maintain a welcoming, service-oriented environment toward all internal and external customers.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s). Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; [P.E. teachers: automated external defibrillator (AED)]

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking

Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment

Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

Application Procedure:

Apply Online