Senior High Mathematics Teacher (Job begins January 2020)



  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Valid Nebraska Certificate with appropriate endorsement in subject area
  • 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 master appropriate levels of mathematics subject matter, skill in communication, an appreciation of our culture and heritage, and a respect for the rights of others; the classroom 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:  Evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the district’s Personnel Evaluation Policy

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  This is a generalized job description.  Specific math teaching assign­ment (General Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, etc.) may vary somewhat in essential functions and requirements.  Applicants should be made aware of specific requirements prior to employment.



  • 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


  • Consistent and punctual attendance
  • Plans instructional objectives and activities consistent with curriculum guides
  • Directs and supervises learning activities that actively engage students
  • Implements the disciplinary procedures of the district
  • Supervises behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well being of all students and staff
  • Keeps accurate records of attendance, absences and tardies
  • Uses an appropriate variety of instructional approaches
  • Utilizes technology to enhance instruction
  • Identifies essential skills within the math curriculum and collaboratively aligns curriculum in accordance with state standards
  • Works effectively in a “team-based” model of Professional Learning Communities
  • Makes effective and efficient use of audio-visual materials and aids
  • Communicates a positive support of the students in their educational development
  • Recognizes the exemplary influence of the educator over the student
  • Relates with staff, parents and community through positive professional cooperation
  • Supervises hallways, cafeteria, study halls and detention on a scheduled basis 


  • 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 suggestions from administrators without resentment


  • 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 and serves on educational committees
  • Assumes responsibility periodically for conferences with parents
  • Recognizes the extra curriculum program as integral to the educational development of the child
  • Performs other duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the appropriate administrator

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





Additional Information

2020-2021 School Year

To apply:


Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701

Kathy Hoile
(p) (402) 644-2500 1112
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

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