Learning Support Teacher - Long Term Substitute - POSTED UNTIL FILLED

Scranton School District

Job Description
Position Type: Intermediate School Teaching/Special Education TeacherDate Posted: 4/6/2022Location: West Scranton Intermediate SchoolJob Title: Learning Support Teacher - Long Term Substitute - POSTED UNTIL FILLED Reports to: Program Coordinator and Special Education Supervisor Building/School:West Scranton Intermediate School Hours:In accordance with District scheduled school day Salary:In accordance withCBA Date: April 6, 2022 Job Goal:Help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, able, and responsible individuals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Instructs assigned classes. Plans a program of study and employs a variety of instructional techniques to meet district curriculum goals and objectives; and individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students. Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor. Establishes, maintains, and implements standards of classroom management that support instruction. Assesses and reports student performance as required. Identifies students at risk and seek appropriate support and involvement of resource personnel to enhance instruction and student welfare. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy, and administrative directives and regulations. Communicates and works cooperatively with parents and staff regarding student needs and progress. Creates an environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students. Arrives at the designated job site according to the established work schedule. Other duties may be assigned. OTHER MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required. Assumes responsibility for materials, equipment and facilities. Responds positively to supervision and suggestions for improvement. Makes lesson plans available for use by a substitute as required by school district procedure. Works to stay current in subject and/or content area as well as instructional techniques. Directly supervises the work of classroom paraprofessional. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to reach above and below the waist. Ability to use fingers to pick, feel and grasp objects. Some stooping, bending and twisting of the body required. Ability to lift and/or carry supplies and/or papers weighing no more than 20 lbs. Ability to sit, stand, walk or move throughout the building and/or office, often for extended periods of the workday. SENSORY ABILITY: 1. Visual acuity. Auditory acuity. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Typical office environment. Subject to inside environmental conditions. TEMPERAMENT: Must possess excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to work in an environment with frequent interruptions. Able to make appropriate decisions and work under high level of stress. COGNITIVE ABILITY: Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to organize tasks. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Ability to exercise good judgment. TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established per the collective bargaining agreement. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow any other job related instructions and is to perform any other job related duties assigned by the Building Principal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a qualified individual with a disability or disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job. EVALUATION: Evaluations will be conducted in accordance with the district's performance evaluation form for professional employees. Observations and evaluations shall be the responsibility of the Building Principal All interested applicants must apply electronically via the job posting web page available on the Scranton School District homepage at www.scrsd.org. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN POSTED UNTIL FILLED.