Job type full-time
Full job description
Reports to: building administrator
Fsla status: exempt
Compensation: 001 (step determined by education and experience.)
Work days: 181
Secondary – ms teacher - art
Create a flexible program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; establishing effective rapport with pupils; motivating pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; and establishing good relationships with parents and with other staff members.
Teaches art to pupils in a classroom, using the course of study adopted by the oklahoma state department of education and oklahoma city’s board of education and any other appropriate learning activitiesInstruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school districtDevelops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil with the identified objectivesTranslates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instructionUtilizes grading patterns that are fairly administered and based on identified criteriaEstablishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroomTreat pupils with respect and dignityEvaluates pupils’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reportsCommunicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school programInteracts with pupils, staff and parents in a positive and professional mannerIdentifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problemsEstablish rapport with pupils and provides a pleasant, safe, and orderly climate conducive to learningActively participate in full implementation of the okcps model for school improvementMaintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and selfselected professional growth activitiesSupervise and monitor students during out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day which may include but not limited to (cafeteria duty, field trips, playground duty, hallway monitor, etc.) performs other duties as assignedTo ensure continuity of services, remote work may be necessary in the event of a health crisis or disruptive situation that requires the closing of school and/or office buildingsAn employee’s eligibility for remote work will be determined by the superintendent of schoolsExpectations and guidelines for remote work will be distributed by the employee’s supervisor, based on his/her role and responsibilities.
Job specifications: to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorilyThe requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requiredReasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.
Minimum qualifications (knowledge, skills and/or abilities required):
Bachelor’s in education or a related field requiredOklahoma teaching certification in secondary education in subjects listed below or subjects or alternative teaching certification as approved by oklahoma state department of education required.
Art-middle/junior high school; art; elementary education
Must possess ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writingMust possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the communityAbility to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others, demonstrate self-discipline and initiative, follow state and district guidelines.
Working conditions and physical requirements:
The working conditions and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, exhibit manual dexterity to enter data into a computer, ability to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids, hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone, speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors and on the telephone, physical agility, able to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, walk and reachAbility to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds
This job description is not intended to be all inclusiveThe employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the supervisor or appropriate administratorOklahoma city public schools reserves the right to, update, revise or change job duties as the need prevailsThis document is for communication only and not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employmentThe board of education and superintendent may approve alternatives to the listed qualifications.