Industrial Technology Teacher (Anticipated)

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JOB TITLE:            INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR  (Anticipated)– Junior High            

 *NOTE:   This is a generalized job description. Specific teaching assignments may vary somewhat in essential functions and requirements.  Applicants should be made aware of specific requirements prior to employment.

REQUIREMENTS:

●     Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

●     Valid Nebraska Certificate with appropriate endorsement in subject area (industrial technology and/or skilled and technical sciences).

●     Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience

●     Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate

●     Successfully pass district background check

REPORTS TO:                                  Building Administrator            

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:      Building Administrator

JOB GOAL:    To organize and conduct a learning situation which will enable students to master appropriate levels of industrial technology in the various areas.  This includes exploring fundamentals in Skilled and Technical Sciences at both the 7th and 8th grade level.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Nine-month school year as established by the Board of Education          

EVALUATION:          Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of the district’s Personnel Evaluation Policy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

●     Consistent and punctual “on site” attendance at the worksite is an essential job function

●     Implements Board policy regarding education philosophy/curriculum under the direction of the administration through planning, organizing, managing, interacting with students; establishing rapport with students, staff, parents and community, and continuing professional development

●     Effectively utilizes the district Instructional Model

●     Implements the disciplinary procedures of the district

●     Implements instructional practices in Skilled and Technical Sciences including:     

○     Measurement

○     Know and model safe lab procedures and techniques

○     Recognize material types and properties

○     Select tools for correct operation

○     Explore career opportunities

○     Utilizing local business partnerships

     Supervises behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well being of the students and staff

●     Keeps accurate records of attendance, absences and tardies

●     Collaborates with others in a Professional Learning Community

●     Uses an appropriate variety of instructional strategies

●     Makes effective use of audio-visual materials and aids

●     Communicates positive support of students in their educational development

●     Recognizes the exemplary influence of the educator over the student

●     Relates with staff, parents and community stakeholders through positive professional cooperation

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

●     Student behavior does not detract from the effective learning climate in the classroom

●     Teacher exhibits patience, openness, and concern in dealing with students

●     Rapport within and outside the classroom evidences mutual respect between the students and teacher

●     Teacher exhibits tact and self-control in dealing with parents

●     Teacher accepts feedback from administrators with self reflection and a growth mindset

OCCASIONAL:

●     Periodically issues communication forms and grade reports

●     Suggests positive recommendations for the continuing review and development of curriculum

●     Remains current with professional training and shows evidence of regular professional growth

●     Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings, PLC’s, and serves on educational committees

●     Assumes responsibility periodically for conferences with parents

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory):

●     Effective oral and written communication skills

●     Skills in leadership, organization, problem solving and conflict resolution

●     Skills in human relations; ability to deal with a variety of people

●     Ability to work under stress

●     Skills in assessment and evaluation

 

Zone 3

Grades

7, 8

Additional Information

Position begins 2023-2024 School Year

Salary information:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/business-services/employment-compensation-and-agreements/certified-employees.html

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 Option 3
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please apply through the district’s website:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/human-resources/employment.html