Norfolk Public Schools – Careers Teacher 7-8

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JOB TITLE:  JUNIOR HIGH CAREERS TEACHER

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Valid, current Nebraska certificate with endorsement in business education and/or information technology, agriculture, family consumer science, industrial technology, or school counselor
  • Successful teaching and/or practice teaching experience
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate

REPORTS TO:          Building Administrator

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM:     Building Administrator

JOB GOAL:

  • To organize and conduct a learning situation which will enable students to effectively explore careers while using the Nebraska Career Education Model. The teacher shall make a positive contribution which will assist the student in his/her development as a mature, able and responsible adult.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Nine month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION:

  • Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of administrative guidelines.
  • Evaluated by building principal

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

This is a generalized job description.  Applicants should be made aware of specific requirements prior to employment. Performs all the functions of the academic teacher with the addition of the following:

  • Plans instructional objectives and activities consistent with Nebraska Career Education Model guidelines
  • Implements and evaluates a course including a focus to discover the relationship between personal-social qualities, interests and skills to a wide variety of careers and post-secondary options to choose from
  • Develop a Personal Learning Plan to transition into high school and with a broad career cluster focus
  • Takes inventory of supplies annually
  • Submits annual budget for equipment and supplies

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 diversity of people
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Skills in assessment and evaluation
Zone 3

Additional Information

Salary schedule can be found on this page:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/business-services/employment-compensation-and-agreements/certified-employees.html

Start date:  July 2022

Contact Information

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

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 1112
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please apply through the Norfolk Public Schools website:  https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org/district/human-resources/employment.html