Family & Consumer Science Teacher
Blaine County School District No. 61 •South Central / Twin Falls •Family & Consumer Science •Secondary •Full Time •Posted 1M ago
About this job
TITLE: Family & Consumer Science Teacher
PAY GRADE: Certified Salary Schedule
SUPERVISOR: Building Principal and Assistant Principals
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Days as designated per Negotiated Contract. Works on-site according to Principal's designated schedule.
SUMMARY: To provide career and technical educational instruction to secondary students in the Family and Consumer Science Program; develop social, behavioral and educational skills; to establish effective rapport with students, parents and colleagues; help develop skills, organize, and conduct a comprehensive educational program for secondary students which will contribute to their development as mature, able and responsible individuals.
Possess a bachelor's degree or higher. Hold a valid Idaho Career Technical Education (CTE) Certificate endorsed for Family and Consumer Sciences (6-12).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list of essential duties is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)
* Teaches and coordinates the Family and Consumer Science program with a wide range of instructional skills that include nutrition, menu planning, food preparation, Fashion/clothing care and construction, financial literacy/money management, consumer awareness and child development.
* Creates a classroom environment that sparks a heightened interest in learning for every student.
* Teaches content, knowledge, and skills to high school level students, utilizing courses of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
* Creates and maintains a safe learning environment.
* Individualizes and adapts educational processes and procedures to enhance student educational opportunities, including actively pursuing alternative solutions to improve student learning, i.e. providing individual, small group, or remedial instruction.
* Pursues a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing students, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, group learning, and laboratory experiences.
* Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates the history, background, and assessment of students in designing instructional programs to meet individual educational needs.
* Counsels, confers, and communicates with parents, school, and District personnel regarding student progress, and in the interpretation of the educational program.
* Performs a variety of non-instructional duties, including participation in curriculum and instructional development (committees), supervision of students, participation in student activities, and consultation/collaboration with colleagues.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of child development and especially of characteristics of students in the age group assigned. Knowledge of the prescribed curriculum. Knowledge of current educational research. Basic understanding and knowledge of current technology. Knowledge of learning styles and skill in using varied teaching methods to address student learning styles. Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents and others. Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness. Ability to assess levels of student achievement effectively, analyze test results and prescribe actions for improvement. Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn. Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators and others. Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; and tracking budget expenditures.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 35% sitting, 30% walking, and 35% standing. The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Blaine County School District No. 61 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.