Social Studies Teacher Santiam Jr./Sr High School
This is a great opportunity to teach Social Studies at a junior/senior high school serving grades 6-12. Santiam Canyon is a growing school district with a wonderful staff and supportive community, located in the beautiful foothills of the Cascades.
This teaching assignment is dependent upon the top candidates qualifications; We have a preference for a candiate with multiple endorsements and have a strong preference for a candidate with a Langauage Arts Endorsment. We have a versatile staff who could shift assignments to compliment the skills of our top candidate. Instructs students, maintains student discipline and is responsible for student achievement.
- Follows and maintains knowledge of all District policy(ies) and procedures.
- Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
- Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
- Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for their assigned teacher’s aide(s).
- Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
- Instructs students and assigns relevant homework.
- Grades papers, assignments and assessments promptly and accurately.
- Tests and evaluates students’ abilities and progress. Have knowledge of state standards and testing requirements and the implementation of such tests.
- Prepares report cards and progress reports.
- Facilitates conferences with students and parents.
- Completes required paperwork in specified time and manner.
- Designs and implements appropriate instruction of subject assigned in accordance with students’ needs, District curriculum and state standards.
- Conducts appropriate assessments of students’ work and maintains accurate and regular data on students in areas of attendance, grades and IEP progress, if applicable.
- Supervises students in hallways before, after and between classes, in library, and at specials events.
- Assists administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
- Informs parents of student progress concerning academic achievement and behavior through conferences, written messages, telephone calls and/or email.
- Promptly reports any serious accident or illness affecting students in the teacher’s charge or any incident which might affect the school, teachers or students therein.
- Uses a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
- Assesses the accomplishments of student on a regular basis and maintains such records as required by law and by District policy.
- Takes all responsible precautions to provide for health and safety of the students and to protect equipment, materials and facilities.
- Appropriately maintains and secures confidential records and inquiries.
- Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
- Professionally represents the school and the District in interactions with parents, community, staff and students.
- Complies with applicable District, state, local and federals laws, rules and regulations.
- Attends work regularly and is punctual.