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Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

North Santiam School District 29J
Job Description
Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher JobID: 1786 
  • Position Type:
      Teacher - Middle School/Teacher: MS Social Studies
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Mari-Linn School
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    Mari-Linn School

    POSITION TYPE: Licensed
    START DATE: August 19, 2024, for Orientation
    WORK DAYS: 190
    PAY: for the 2024-25 school year, $45,171.49 - $88,774.53; placement is dependent on experience and education level; we also pay your PERS retirement contribution

    This position is subject to a funded budget based on staffing needs.  Specific assignments are subject to change.  

    Essential Requirements:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each requirement satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability needed for the position.
    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree and current valid Oregon Teaching License with appropriate grade level/subject area endorsement
    • Bilingual preferred but not required
    • Ability to maintain strength of knowledge and practice in instructional skills and strategies
    • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of subject matter, seek professional growth, improve classroom instruction, and qualify for license renewal by following both state and district regulations
    • Ability to demonstrate standards of moral character and behavior to serve as an effective role model for students
    • Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents, teachers, and community
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with student, staff, and/or parent information
    • Ability to communicate with individuals of varied cultural and educational backgrounds
    • Ability to work effectively in an environment that can be both physically and emotionally fatiguing; perform physically demanding requirements of the job
    • Perform physical requirements, which may include:
    A.  Moderate to extensive degree of physical and emotional stamina
    B.  Frequent standing, walking, bending, and lifting      
    C.  Frequent and prolonged talking/hearing conversations      
    D.  Possess near/far visual acuity/depth perception      
    E.  Possible exposure to bodily fluids in assisting students with using restrooms and tending to injury and illness
    • Such alternative to the above requirements as the School Board or the Administration may deem appropriate and acceptable.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may also be assigned): Plans and implements a program of study following state and district goals/curriculum that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs and development of students
    • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals; establish clear objectives for all instructional units, projects, and lessons to communicate these goals and objectives to students
    • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning with the resources provided by the District
    • Establish and clarify acceptable standards for student behavior and demonstrate effective classroom management skills
    • Diagnose the needs and abilities of assigned students and prescribe appropriate learning activities for each student
    • Evaluate each student’s growth periodically and develop instructional plans for the future
    • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
    • Assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and attendance
    • Encourage students to set and maintain appropriate standards of classroom behavior
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, District policy, and administrative regulations.
    • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and maintains such records as required by law and District policy
    • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues
    • Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning District curriculum and instructional methods, goals, and objectives
    • Take reasonable precautions to provide for health and safety of the students and to protect equipment, materials, and facilities
    • Satisfactorily perform teaching responsibilities and continually evaluates and reappraises professional performance using District guidelines.  Assumes the responsibility for seeking help and advice and takes full responsibility for demonstrating professional growth and needed improvement
    • Serve as a role model to students in the areas of appearance, actions, behaviors, and interpersonal interactions with peers
    • Provide academic modifications for special needs students
    • Attend meetings and serve on committees as directed
    • Direct and assign activities of assigned instructional assistants, volunteers, and other paraprofessionals
    • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students, parents, and staff
    • Perform such other tasks (which may require knowledge of other job descriptions) as may seem to be appropriate to the Board or Administration

    We are AVID district-wide, with focused attention on social/emotional learning, culturally relevant teaching, equity, and building relational capacity with our students. Our campus promotes a learning environment that fosters collaboration in which both students and staff are reflective in their practice to build confidence in our students and providing them the best opportunities to become productive citizens in our community. 
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