Classroom Teacher - Cloudcroft Municipal Schools
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Social Studies
Job Title: CHS History Teacher
Job Location: Cloudcroft High School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Social Studies: Secondary Teaching 7-12
District: Cloudcroft Municipal Schools
Cloudcroft, NM 88317
Telephone: 575-601-4416
Job Description:
Essential Job Functions
All functions are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, safety and environmental
regulations, facility and computer security policies and procedures. Functions are subject to change from time
to time to meet the needs of the organization. Current essential functions include, but are not limited to, the
1. Plans and implements a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs,
interests and abilities of students and complies with State Department of Education Standards and
Benchmarks, Common Core State Standards plus the CMS Board of Education goals and objectives.
2. Develops lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction
to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
3. Delivers curriculum using high quality state approved textbooks.
4. Translates lesson plans into developmentally appropriate learning experiences.
5. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
6. Evaluates pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
7. Identifies pupil needs and makes appropriate referrals to the Student Assistance Team (SAT).
8. Participates in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings and documentation when appropriate.
9. Plans and supervises class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers, or other experiential activities,
and guides students in learning from those activities.
10. Is available for a reasonable amount of time as consistent with applicable law to students and parents for
education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
11. Communicates regularly with parents outside normal classroom day for a reasonable amount of time as
consistent with applicable law by means of emails, notes, phone calls, conferences, and/or newsletters.
12. Sponsors extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
13. Provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the student.
14. Creates an environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest centers and
exhibits of student's work.
15. Maintains appropriate records and follows required procedures and practices.
16. Completes all District required paperwork and documents.
17. Follows health and safety practices and regulations.
18. Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
19. Collaborates with peers to develop common assessments.
20. Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
21. Performs other related duties as assigned.
General Function:
Provides an atmosphere which allows students to have opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual,
emotional, physical and psychological growth. Responsible for organizing and implementing an instructional
program and for providing direct instruction in subject matter and skills that will result in student achievement in
accordance with each student’s ability.
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates general knowledge of curriculum and instruction. Demonstrates knowledge of various routine
tasks, duties and procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions. Ability to exercise considerable and
sound judgment to instruct students and manage their behavior. Willingness to improve competency by
periodically participating in some form of professional growth and to remain current with the latest developments
in the profession. Ability to work with various ethnic groups. Strong organization, communication, and
interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents.

Effective in oral and written communication skills. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District
requirements and Board of Education policies. Able to work collaboratively to achieve the overall goals of the
school and the District.

Personal Accountability:
1. Demonstrates reliability as evidenced by attendance records and punctuality
2. Properly notifies supervisor and/or designee of absences or tardiness
3. Begins and completes work within the allotted time
4. Consistently appears in attire appropriate to the work environment
5. Demonstrates skill in the use of equipment including its capabilities, limitations and appropriate/special
6. Protects the District’s resources through appropriate and careful use of supplies and equipment
7. Utilizes appropriate body mechanics to aid in the prevention of muscle strain/injury

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