Employment Opportunities
Title: Head Start Teacher 3.28
Location: South Ward Elementary School
Description: Head Start Teacher
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles.
Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned
Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities
Participate in staff development and in planning for student achievement as well as participate in parent involvement activities
Ability to listen, follows directions, meet public, and interact positively with others
Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP)
Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements
Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s)
Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process
Ability to ensure confidentiality in all school matters
Support principal and work cooperatively with staff, parents, and students
Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance
Other duties as assigned


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 187 days per year

BEGINNING DATE: 2016 - 2017 school year

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until filled
Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
Valid Texas teaching certificate appropriate to assignment
Meet the “Highly Qualified” requirement under NCLB standards
Specific knowledge of subject assigned and a general knowledge of curriculum and instruction
At least one year of field experience (student teaching) or approved internship Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills


APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applicants must submit:

A letter of interest, a current resume, LISD Professional Application, a copy of all college transcript(s), a copy of certificate(s), a copy of service record(s), and three letter of recommendation from past employers or supervisors

In-District applicants must submit:

A letter of interest, a current resume, a copy of transcript(s) reflecting additional degree(s) and/or certificate(s) earned since being employed.
Salary: LISD Teacher Salary Schedule
Contact Name: Loretta J. Thompson Martin - Director, Human Resources
Contact Phone: (903) 381-2200
Contact Fax: (903) 381-2286
Contact Address: 1301 East Young Street
Contact City: Longview
Contact State: TX
Contact Zip: 75602