Belgrade Public Schools Belgrade Public Schools - Math Teacher Title 1 Middle School 2021-2022-200 in Belgrade, Montana
Title: Middle School Math Teacher Title 1 2021-2022-200 Reports to: Building Principal School: Middle School Status: 1.0 FTE Essential Job Duties Develops and administers informal assessments for students. Provides a safe environment for the students. Maintains accurate records of student attendance and grades. Follows school procedures pertaining to duty assignments, such as lunch duty, hall duty, homeroom duty and recess duty. Collaborates with parents, staff, and outside professionals concerning students. Supervise students during fire drills. Participates in teacher meetings. Meets with other teachers to prepare lessons. Attends and participates in team meetings. Additional duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Principal may be required. May monitor and attend extra-curricular events and social activities as needed. May oversee and provide direction to paraprofessionals. Knowledge Skills Abilities Skill in classroom instruction. Skill in adhering to safety practices. Skill in operating equipment used in a classroom setting, including a computer; planning and managing projects. Skill in preparing and maintaining accurate records; and using pertinent software applications. Knowledge to analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of stages of child development. Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy. Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Knowledge of world history in a variety of sub-topics including history, geography, sociology, economics, political science, systems of government, education, responsible citizenship, anthropology and humanities. Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formation of action plans. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students Ability to be flexible to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Ability to problem solve to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Ability to manage time, adapt to changing work priorities. Ability to communicate with diverse groups; maintain confidentiality, meet deadlines and schedules. Ability to set priorities, work as part of a team and work with and manage frequent interruptions. Ability to use a computer network system and software applications as required. Ability to organize and coordinate work. Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with colleagues and staff. Ability to follow both oral and written directions and instructions. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, parents, staff. Ability to handle stressful situations. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student matters. Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities. Ability to adjust daily work plans and work hours to be highly responsive to school needs Required Qualifications State of Montana Educator License. Elementary License Elementary License with Math Endorsement 5-12 Math License Preferred Qualifications Successful experience teaching middle school students. Grade 5-12 Math Certification/Endorsement Necessary special requirements: Montana Driver’s license or the ability to obtain license within three months of hire date. Equipment Employee will be required to operate computer system for data entry. Physical and Mental Demands and Work Hazards Performs routine classroom related work. Regularly works inside. Frequently required to work at fast pace. Possess a comfort with ambiguity. Exposed to minimal temperature variations. Generally hazard free environment. Carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling. Significant fine finger dexterity. Requires considerable concentration and creativity. The environment can be stressful due to the nature of the work. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Frequently required to sit, occasionally walk and stand and reach with hands or arms; twist at waist and neck. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Required to be able to hear conversations in loud and quiet environments. May be required to lift or carry up to 10 pounds routinely with or without an accommodation. The employee frequently works within time constraints and must maintain attentiveness intensity. Frequently involved in interactions which require oral and written communications. Exercises flexibility and the ability to shift from one task to another. Occasional travel/mobiility between schools, or between schools and the Administration office, may be required. Effective hearing and speech abilities. Subject to stress caused by a changing environment, diversity in the organization, tight deadlines and work load, but must be able to maintain work/life balance amidst intense work demands. The duties, physical demands, work-environment characteristics, and mental/motor demands described within this vacancy announcement are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with compliance with the American with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.