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Alternative Education Teacher

Company: School City of Hammond
Location: Hammond
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

GENERAL ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Plans, implements, and assesses student learning experiences. Strives to help students grow academically and make appropriate choices. Facilitates parental involvement. Responsible for conducting themselves in an appropriate manner, setting an example for students, parents, and coworkers by reflecting the SCH Vision and Mission.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS POSITION:The following are typical work responsibilities. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions. Actively support and participate in the district and community's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equitygoals. Prepares the classroom or designated area for instruction. Teaches assigned classes. Uses problem-solving techniques to tactfully address questions/concerns. Upholds board policies and follows administrative guidelines/procedures. Refers questions about corporationpolicies to administrators/supervisors. Maintains a thorough understanding of subject matter. Organizes appropriate subject content and learning goals. Develops lesson plans that align with state standards and the corporation's adopted courses of study/curriculum goals. Evaluates the academic needs of students. Develops effective student educational experiences that engage and stimulate student learning. Varies instructional techniques to address diverse student learning styles. Communicates expectations, provides guidance, and shows an active interest in student progress. Helps parents/students understand program objectives and performance standards. Uses formal and informal assessment strategies to manage student learning and monitor progress. Helps students identify and make use of supplemental instructional/media resources. Encourages self-reliance, problem-solving, critical-thinking, creativity, and performance skills. Helps facilitate community participation in activities that enhance student learning. Maintains a positive learning environment. Provides appropriate student supervision. Facilitates student learningactivities that encourage collaboration and positive peer relationships. Collaborates with other staff. Shares knowledge and resources that enhance student learning. Evaluates student achievement/performance. Prepares progress reports. Consults with parents as needed (e.g., phone calls, email, notes meetings, etc.). Consults with support personnel and families to address student concerns (e.g., academic difficulties, excessiveabsences, behavior mental/physical health, family/peer relations, etc.). Facilitates opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in an inclusive educational environment. Implements behavior management and/or prescribed medical plans when required. Proctors corporation testing activities as directed. Upholds state mandated security procedures. Helps students with content-area preparation activities. Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information. Upholds the student conduct code. Implements effective pupil management procedures. Takes precautions to ensure safety. Watches for conduct and situations that may indicate a problem. Works with supervisors to manage or eliminate risk factors. Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law. Supervises assigned non-classroom activities. Participates in staff meetings, conferences, and other required school activities. Pursues growth opportunities that enhance professional performance and advance corporation goals. Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others. Helps students understand and embrace ethical conduct and democratic values. Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the position. Provides prompt notification of delays or absences. Ensures that student lists and teaching materials are readily available for substitutes. Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.WORKING CONDITIONS: To promote safety, employees are expected to exercise caution and comply with safety regulations andcorporation policies/procedures.QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Valid Indiana license/certificate appropriate for the position Demonstrates mastery of subject areas, commitment to improving instruction, and professional growth. Commitment to keep current with workplace innovations that enhance personal productivity.PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES DESIRED:The following personal characteristics and skills are important for the successful performance of assigned duties: Acknowledges personal accountability for decisions and conduct. Anticipates time constraints. Manages tasks efficiently to meet deadlines. Averts problem situations and intervenes to resolve conflicts. Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work/learning environment. Effectively uses active listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills. Exhibits consistency, resourcefulness, and resilience. Interprets information accurately and initiates effective responses. Maintains accurate records and submits required paperwork on time. Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual. Skillfully manages individual, group, and organizational interactions. Uses diplomacy and exercises self-control when dealing with other individuals.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Candidates should be physically capable of successfully performing the essential functions of the position.It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), theEqual Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Keywords: School City of Hammond, Hammond , Alternative Education Teacher, Education / Teaching , Hammond, Indiana

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