* (If hired as an uncertified teacher through our District of Innovation Certification Exemption, your salary will be reduced by $1,500 per pay year for lack of SBEC/TEA Texas Teacher/Educator Certificate.)
FOR TEACHERS HIRED THROUGH DOI CERTIFICATION EXEMPTION MENTIONED ABOVE: Your position assignment is “at will” and not by contract. At will employees may be dismissed at any time for any reason not prohibited by law or for no reason, as determined by the needs of the district. Employment is not for any specified term and may be terminated at any time by either the employee or the district.
Provide students with appropriate in-person and/or virtual learning activities and experiences in the career and technical education area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to maximize their human potential and function successfully in society. Provide a rigorous and relevant career and technical education program to prepare students for a high-wage, high-skill, and high-demand career as an adult.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (and equivalent wage-earning experience if required for certification)
Valid Texas career and technical education certificate with required license, endorsements, and training
for subject and level assigned as required for employment through contract as provided by Texas
Education Code Chapter 21, Subchapter E, or, related training and work experience for a
certification waiver under the District of Innovation (DOI) plan.
Demonstrated competency in the career and technical education subject area assigned
Knowledge of career and technical education subject assigned
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to oversee student field experiences in career area assigned
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
One year student teaching or approved internship
Two to five years of wage-earning experience in the area of certification, preferred.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Develop and implement lesson plans for in-person and/or virtual learning 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 individual student differences.
2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
3. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
4. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
5. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
6. Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.