7th and 8th Grade Vocal & Choir Music Teacher - Valley Middle School

Grand Forks Public School District   Grand Forks, ND   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 9, 2024
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Education: Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications: Must have a North Dakota teaching license highly qualified to teach Music or the ability to obtain a license by the start of school.

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  1. Meets assigned students at the times designated by the immediate supervisor.
  2. Develops and maintains a classroom environment that reflects the teacher's unique talents and skills and, at the same time, meets the district's curriculum objectives within the limits of avail able resources.
  3. Prepares for assigned classes and provides re quired documentation, preparation, and implemen tation on request of the immediate supervisor.
  4. Assists the administration in implementing poli cies and/or rules governing student conduct, develops reasonable rules for behavior, and maintains order in a fair and just manner.
  5. Provides an effective program of instruction based on the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. This should include, but are not limited to: a) Review of previously taught material, as needed; b) Presentation of new material; c) Use of a variety of teaching materials and techniques; d) Evaluation of student progress on a regular basis.
  6. Correlates individual instructional objectives with the philosophy, goals, and objectives stated for the district.
  7. Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
  8. Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  9. Maintains records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
  10. Seeks assistance for students with special needs.
  11. Attends and participates in faculty, department, and district meetings.
  12. Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessional(s), student teacher(s), and/or volunteer(s).
  13. Is accessible to students and parents for educa tion related purposes outside the in-school workday, under reasonable terms.
  14. Cooperates with other members of the staff and/or district personnel in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.
  15. Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  16. Establishes and maintains open lines of communi cation with students and their parents concerning academic and behavioral progress.
  17. Establishes and maintains cooperative relation ships with other staff members.
  18. Provides for professional growth through a contin uous program of evaluation, reading, workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning, complying with the Grand Forks Schools' professional growth program.
  19. Demonstrates effective oral and written communi cation.
  20. Utilizes and integrates technology in an efficient and effective manner to enhance the instructional program.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others.

Evaluation: By the Principal at least twice each year in the first three years of service (December 15 & April 15), and at least once each year thereafter (April 15).

A teaching contract of 188 days.

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