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Social Studies Teacher Santiam Jr./Sr High School

Santiam Canyon School District 129J
Job Description

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.

  1. Follows and maintains knowledge of all District policy(ies) and procedures.
  2. Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning.
  3. Plans a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students.
  4. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for their assigned teacher’s aide(s).
  5. Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
  6. Instructs students and assigns relevant homework.
  7. Grades papers, assignments and assessments promptly and accurately.
  8. Tests and evaluates students’ abilities and progress. Have knowledge of state standards and testing requirements and the implementation of such tests.
  9. Prepares report cards and progress reports.
  10. Facilitates conferences with students and parents.
  11. Completes required paperwork in specified time and manner.
  12. Designs and implements appropriate instruction of subject assigned in accordance with students’ needs, District curriculum and state standards.
  13. Conducts appropriate assessments of students’ work and maintains accurate and regular data on students in areas of attendance, grades and IEP progress, if applicable.
  14. Supervises students in hallways before, after and between classes, in library, and at specials events.
  15. Assists administration in implementing policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
  16. Informs parents of student progress concerning academic achievement and behavior through conferences, written messages, telephone calls and/or email.
  17. 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.
  18. Uses a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
  19. Assesses the accomplishments of student on a regular basis and maintains such records as required by law and by District policy.
  20. Takes all responsible precautions to provide for health and safety of the students and to protect equipment, materials and facilities.
  21. Appropriately maintains and secures confidential records and inquiries.
  22. Maintains appropriate certifications and training hours as required.
  23. Professionally represents the school and the District in interactions with parents, community, staff and students.
  24. Complies with applicable District, state, local and federals laws, rules and regulations.
  25. Attends work regularly and is punctual.
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