Position: 4-9, 7-12 Math Teacher

Reports to: Building Principal

Employment Status: Regular/Full-time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Description: Teach the appropriate state standards based course of study for each subject area using a variety of instructional techniques that meet individual learning styles

NOTE: The below lists are not ranked in order of importance


Essential Functions:
• Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible, intelligent human beings.
• Has a legal responsibility to help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
• Shall remain free of any alcohol or nonprescribed controlled substance abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.
• Ensure safety of students
• Teach and evaluate the students using sound instructional practices
• Effectively manage the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain a good learning environment, disciplining students when necessary
• Prepare clear and timely lesson plans
• Maintain accurate and complete records as required
• Provide guidance to students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development
• Attend parent/teacher conferences
• Distribute homework assignments
• Ensure students are learning all subject material by testing, quizzing, or evaluating student projects on a regular basis
• Provide complete lesson plans for substitute
• Make provisions for being available to students and parents for educationally related purposes before and after the instructional day
• Maintain and improve professional competence by attending professional growth seminars, workshops, etc.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with parents through effective use of interim reports, report cards and conferences
• Observe ethics of the teaching profession
• Instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
• Refer students suspected of learning disabilities to the building intervention assistance team for diagnosis as needed
• Assist the administration in implementing all procedures and rules governing student life and conduct
• Notify parents if student is not meeting classroom goals
• Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

• Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete, and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
• Act as teacher, facilitator and information source in subject area specialty
• Teach new concepts and facilitate different activities enabling students to learn in different ways
• Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy
• Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., home and discipline situations, medical background and family history
• Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
• Attend meetings and in-services as required
• Refer attendance, health, and psychological emotional problems to Principal and/or Guidance Counselor
• Attend professional growth seminars, workshops, etc., to keep current on relevant issues
• Promote good public relations by personal appearance, professional dress, attitude and conversation
• Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
• Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined in the courses of study which have been approved by the Board of Education
• Maintaining and implementing technology skills in your communication: i.e.: homework hotline, electronic gradebook, voice mail, e-mail

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Attend educational field trips
• Act as a mentor for first year teachers as agreed upon
• Participate on building "teams" when requested and agreed upon
• Organize various subject specific programs within assigned building, e.g., Right to Read Week
• Work closely with administrators as part of development teams to discuss and implement new practices such as "team" teaching, semester projects, etc.
• Act as department chairperson when requested and agreed upon
• Serve as a role model for students
• Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment, and other instructional materials
• Serve on committees and cocurricular activities as agreed upon, including CIP, curriculum
• Supervise student teachers
• Discipline students when necessary
• Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Building Principal
• Serve as necessary on IAT and IEP teams

• Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a four-year college or university
• Meet the applicable requirement of a “highly qualified” teacher under the No Child Left Behind Act
• Appropriate State of Ohio certification/license
• Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of academic area and various teaching methodologies/standards
• Ability to work effectively with others
• Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
• Effective, active listening skills
• Organizational and problem solving skills
• Record keeping skills

• Classroom management skills
• Experience working with children
• Basic computer skills
• Basic first aid


This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by the incumbent’s supervisor, appointing authority.