Provides students with learning activities and experiences to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enables students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students. Effectively plan and use appropriate instructional interventions, strategies, activities, materials, and equipment to add educational value for each student. ESL, GT, at-risk, etc. Comply with UT-UCS curriculum standards and all relevant policies and procedures UT, UT-UCS, and campus. Implement each student's IEP and 504 accommodations as stated. Establish and maintain open communication with the principal, professional support personnel, teachers, facility staff, parents, and students. Manage student behavior effectively and in accordance with the treatment plan if applicable, the Student Code of Conduct and the student handbook. Conduct ongoing, formal, and informal assessment of student learning. Utilize data effectively to inform instruction. Participate in faculty meetings, committee meetings and staff development as required.
Other duties as assigned.
State of Texas Math-Science 7-12 teacher certification. Knowledge of assigned subject or subjects. Understanding of TEKS and the curriculum standards of the State of Texas. General knowledge of curriculum and instruction. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a non-traditional school setting with special needs students of varying abilities and interests. Maintain awareness of individual differences i.e., culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status or other factors and respond in ways that acknowledges the other person's perspective, experiences and voice. Maintain awareness and understanding of the role that trauma may play in the lives of our students. Proficiency in technology and technology applications to the level specified by the district. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Valid Texas teaching certification. This position requires fingerprinting. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
At least one year of student teaching or approved internship.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Campus is located on partner facility location. Classrooms are atypical. May require occasional extended work hours or attendance at mandatory trainings.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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