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Southwest Preparatory is always seeking qualified candidates in the areas of Secondary Math, Special Education, and Substitute Teachers. 

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Southeast Campus
735 S. W.W. White Rd

 

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Position Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; Must hold a Texas certification in the subject to be taught or applicable generalist certification or be "Highly Qualified" and enrolled in an Alternative Certification Program. At least one-year student teaching or approved internship.

Job Specifications and Requirements

 

Certifications and Licenses

 

    • Texas certification in the subject to be taught or applicable generalist certification.
    • ESL Certification highly preferred.
    • GT Certification highly preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities 

 

  • Ability to understand oral and written instruction
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Working computer knowledge and the ability to use a variety of software programs 
  • Above-average leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills

 

Position Summary

Classroom teachers provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the 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 Job Duties and Responsibilities 

 

    • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill campus expectations in alignment with appropriate pacing guide(s).
    • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles as well as various levels of rigor appropriate for student success.
    • Present subject according to guidelines established by TEA, board policies, and administrative regulations.
    • Work cooperatively with other members of the staff as needed to determine instructional goals, curriculum objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
    • Work cooperatively with special education teachers as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
    • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
    • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formative and summative assessments.
    • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.  Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
    • Be a positive role model for students; support the core values of the school district.
    • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
    • Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and campus expectations.
    • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
    • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
    • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
    • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
    • Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
    • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals, and teachers.
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings, unit meetings, PLC meetings and serve on staff committees as required,
    • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

 

Minor Job Duties and Responsibilities 

 

Performs other duties as assigned

 

Partnerships and Communication

 

  • Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive partnerships with families communicating about student progress and ways the families can support the student while at home
  • Initiate and maintain consistent communication and develop constructive partnerships with community members and agencies, building on their strengths and recognizing them as co-educators

 

Professional Growth and Development

 

  • Establish and maintain a Professional Growth & Development Plan with the principal to ensure goals and objectives remain at the forefront of the teaching experience.  Pursue professional development in needed areas

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Maintain emotional control under stress 
  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing is required 
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment
  • Must be able to frequently walk up and downstairs 
  • At times, must be able to lift 25 pounds to a height of five (5) feet repeatedly



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

 

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable deferral, state, and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.

 

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Position Qualifications

 

Individual must be able to work well under pressure. Must have the ability to organize and set appropriate priorities to meet deadlines. Able to work as part of a highly functioning team. Ability to interpret data collected and makes appropriate and meaningful recommendations as required.

 

Skills and Abilities

 

  • Ability to understand oral and written instruction
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Working computer knowledge and ability to use a variety of software programs
  • Above-average leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills  

 

Position Summary

Provides job development by consulting with employers and developing job opportunities. Develop job-seeking skills in students to assist in the transition from high school to the job market.  

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Teaches content and skills in job readiness, job preparation, job retention, and success at work utilizing a career and technology course of study adopted by the SWPREP administration (The CTE teacher uses a syllabus for each course)
  • Prepares syllabi and lessons in accordance with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills as well as with best practices of teaching
  • Monitors student progress on worksites
  • Completes evaluations of student’s progress
  • Coordinates enrollment into class and job activities to ensure proper coding into PEIMS
  • Develop job leads and place in job bank for students seeking employment
  • Develop and maintain employer relationships that will assist SWPS students to find and secure employment
  • Follow up with employers on the evaluation of student performance at the worksite
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of SWPREP
  • Adapts Career and Technology material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students
  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids appropriate to the interest and the maturity level of students; maintains required inventory records
  • Adapts the self-paced curriculum to provide for individual, small group and remedial instruction to meet the needs of individual students
  • Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom and environment
  • Identifies student needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problem
  • Communicates with parents and school counselor on student progress
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned workday
  • Works with students and other classroom teachers in such activities as preparing material for school and student publications, writing contests, etc.
  • Administers or monitors group tests
  • Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs as directed by the principal or central office administrators
  • Participates in faculty committees and in the sponsorship of student activities
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and in self-selected professional growth activities
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator in the teacher evaluation
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Minor Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Performs other duties as assigned

 

Working Conditions

           

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and phone and other equipment utilized by this position.  The person in this position frequently communicates with students, teachers, and administrators and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Light to moderate lifting is required.  Regular, predictable attendance is required. Noise level is consistently moderate but can be heavy during athletic activities, passing periods, and lunchtimes.

 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

 

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                                      

Southwest Preparatory School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable deferral, state, and local laws. Additionally, retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation is prohibited.