Technology Education Teacher

  • I69 - Technology Education Teacher

    JOB TITLE

    Technology Education Teacher

    REPORTS TO: Associate Principal DEPARTMENT: Career Technical Education

    JOB DESCRIPTOR: i69 SCHEDULE: R D

    NON-EXEMPT

    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB:

    The purpose of a teacher's job is to teach students to read, write, problem solve, compute, how to find

    information, how to think, how to work cooperatively with others, and to meet all district-required

    curriculum objectives.

    JOB FUNCTIONS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Plans and implements a program of study that meets individual needs, interests, and abilities

    within the CCSD curriculum.

    2. Implements curriculum objectives and goals using effective teaching techniques and materials.

    3. Develops, in a cooperative manner with the principal and vocational director, a plan for the

    improvement and enrichment of instruction.

    4. Utilizes an advisory committee of local industry representatives.

    5. Continuously reviews and updates program/skill standards based on the SCANS skills.

    6. Writes weekly lesson plans describing daily learning experiences correlated to curriculum

    objectives, when required by CCSD administrators.

    7. Monitors and assesses student progress and provides feedback on a regular basis to students and

    parents/guardians.

    8. Diagnoses, instructs, and evaluates specific students' needs and seeks assistance of specialists as

    needed.

    9. Communicates aims/objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner in clear, concise

    terms.

    10. Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity of the

    students.

    11. Assists administration in implementing all policies, vision, mission, philosophy, regulations, and

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    rules of CCSD.

    12. Creates educational experiences to provide students with opportunities to develop potential in

    self-esteem, personal-social adjustment, decision-making, and other life skills. Attempts to lead

    each student to an understanding and appreciation of the principles of democracy and endeavors

    to develop in each student a spirit of patriotism, with a full understanding that American

    citizenship involves responsibilities as well as privileges.

    13. Respects the dignity of each student as an individual and attempts to gain an adequate

    understanding of his/her needs, interests, abilities, aptitudes, temperament, and environmental

    influences, as a basis on which to meet his/her needs, and to treat him/her with fairness and

    courtesy.

    14. Communicates concerns and ideas with colleagues, parents, students, and community in a

    positive, solution-oriented manner.

    15. Assumes legal responsibilities for the discipline and supervision of students in the classroom, on

    school property, or in attendance at school-sponsored activities at all times and maintains a high

    standard of conduct and good rapport with students.

    16. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence.

    17. Assumes professional and personal responsibility for the management and progress of classes

    under his/her authority, direction, and supervision.

    18. Assumes individual responsibilities assigned by principal/supervisor which may relate to

    committee work, student activities, student supervision, or other planning and professional

    assignments.

    19. Maintains accurate, complete, legible, and correct records as required by law, CCSD policy, and

    administrative regulation.

    20. Takes necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

    21. Conducts oneself in a business-like and task-oriented manner.

    22. Strives to be a good employee as well as an effective teacher.

    23. Seeks to establish friendly and cooperative relationships between the home and the school.

    24. Provides parents with information that will serve the best interests of their children and is discreet

    with information received from parents.

    25. Maintains the equipment and lab according to OSHA standards where applicable.

    26. Instructs all students in the safe operation of all equipment and watches that students use the

    equipment in a correct and safe manner.

    27. Gives a written safety test to all students and ensures they will receive a 100% before allowing

    them to work in the lab.

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    1. Attends all CTE curriculum and department meetings.

    2. Attends and supervises curriculum oriented field trips.

    3. Attends parent and staff meetings.

    4. Keeps informed by reading building and district communications.

    5. Responds to requests for information in a timely manner.

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    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB--

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Possess a broad general knowledge of all subject areas with specific knowledge needed in

    contract areas.

    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.

    Possess knowledge of psychological, emotional, and educational behavioral development of

    children.

    Possess classroom management skills which include discipline as well as record keeping and

    assessment ability.

    Possess technological and computer skills.

    Possess problem solving, imagination, patience, reasoning, creativity, judgment, and analytical

    abilities.

    Possess a knowledge of lab equipment and how to properly use and maintain it.

    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Possess all certificates required for the State of Wyoming.

    Possess at a minimum a Bachelor's Degree.

    Continues to pursue graduate level classes for professional growth.

    EQUIPMENT USED:

    Computer Digital Camera Transparency Maker

    Copy Machine Video Camera Computer Printer

    Video Cassette Recorder CD Rom 35mm Camera

    Video Editing Machine Television Flat Bed Scanner

    Telephone Poster Maker Projector

    Paper Cutter Other equipment related to specific curriculum

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to stand and walk throughout the day.

    Be able to lift up to 25 pounds and carry it more than 50 feet throughout the workday.

    Be able to push mobile units of 50 pounds more than 1,000 feet through crowded hallways.

    Ability to reach over head and retrieve materials and supplies.

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    Have visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer monitor throughout the workday.

    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.

    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Air-conditioned building.

    Occasional exposure to weather extremes.

    Be able to tolerate noise up to 90 decibels.