Classroom Teacher - Penasco Independent School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Mathematics
Job Title: Secondary Math Teacher
Job Location: Penasco Middle/High School
Beginning: Nov 10, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Secondary Teaching 7-12
District: Penasco Independent School District
Penasco, NM 87553
Telephone: 575-587-2230 EXT 1206
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Job Description:
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
This is an instructional position with responsibility for guiding and directing the learning experiences of pupils in a group or class.
REPORTS TO: Site Principal
 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teaches skills, concepts and social competencies.
  • Plans a program for individualized and group instruction based on identified long-range goals and specific objectives.
  • Plans lessons so that students become involved in learning and decision-making related to curriculum choices.
  • Uses a variety of techniques and materials to instruct and motivate students.
  • Maintains records appropriate to a diagnostic/prescriptive approach.
  • Maintains a classroom that recognizes respect for both teacher and student; motivates students in an atmosphere of respect and freedom. Uses appropriate classroom management techniques.
  • Confers with the pupil, his/her parents, the principal and/or supportive personnel regarding the pupil’s academic and social development.
  • Maintains required records. Keeps attendance, grade records.
  • Applies knowledge of child growth and development.
  • Evaluates student achievements.
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects tests and records results; evaluates student achievements.
  • Attends classes, seminars, etc., to provide for professional growth and keeps abreast of the latest instructional methods and techniques
  • May be required to supervise students during playground activities and loading and unloading buses
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Collaboratively plans and teaches with other members of the staff and community to meet the needs of all learners.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Holds, or is eligible for, a valid New Mexico Teaching Certificate for the level and subject area in which he/she is to work.
Ability to independently plan and organize work; to present information clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; to establish effective and tactful working relationships with co-workers  and the general public; to handle confidential information in trustworthy manner; to make good judgment decisions regarding student and district matters.

If you have any questions, contact agarcia@penascoisd.com

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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