Purpose Statement To lead students toward the fulfillment of their potential by translating the district curriculum goals and objectives into learning experiences for each individual student in the district. Essential Functions Plans and implements the District approved program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students with the district curriculum. Uses effective teaching techniques and materials to implement established curriculum goals and objectives and uses techniques and materials that motivate the desire to learn. Prepares a weekly written lesson plan describing daily learning experiences. This weekly lesson plan is to be correlated with the objectives in the curriculum guide and/or course outline. Monitors and assesses student progress and communicates the same on a regular basis to students and their parents. Diagnoses, instructs and evaluates specific student needs and seeks assistance of district specialists as required. Communicates objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language. Creates a classroom environment that is cognizant of the dignity of the teacher, students and other staff. Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students. Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the development of proper student behavior. Develops and implements reasonable classroom rules of behavior and procedure, which are conducive to learning in a fair and just manner. Creates educational experiences that provide each student the opportunity to develop his/her potential in the areas of personal-social adjustment, decision-making, positive self-image and other life skills. Promotes and follows the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations and administrative procedures. Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, students, parents and community in a positive, professional and ethical manner. Opens lines of communication with students and parents on the academics and behavioral processes of students. Assumes legal responsibility for the supervision of students on school property or in attendance at school sponsored activities. Maintains and strives to improve professional competence. Assumes individual responsibilities which may be assigned by the principal/supervisor and which may relate to committee work, student activities, student supervision or other planning and professional assignments. Maintains accurate, complete, legible and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, methods and in selecting materials. Is alert to hazardous or dangerous conditions that could threaten the safety of students and staff. Other Functions Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
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