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Classroom Teacher

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Start Date: 07/26/2023
Application Deadline: 05/31/2023
Wage Type: Salary
Wage Range: starting at 41,056
Job Schedule: Full Time
Job Location: Laurens, SC
Employer Location: Laurens, SC

Job Description

DEPARTMENT: Instruction
REPORTS TO: Principal
Assisting students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their
development as mature, able, and responsible men and women.
Cooperates in developing a program of continuous progress consistent with District goals
and objectives to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of students
Keeps abreast of changes in District policies and students’ needs and interests.
Establishes clear and appropriate objectives for all classroom activities and
communicates these objectives to students.
Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting
stated objectives
Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress
reports as required. Analyzes the progress of individual students on a regular basis and
seeks appropriate assistance as needed.
Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, objectives,
and methods
Creates a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the
maturity and interests of pupils
Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher aides(s) and/or volunteers and
evaluates their performance. Provides adequate plans for substitute teachers and
evaluates their performance.
Seeks the cooperation and assistance of parents through oral or written communication
and/or home visits.
Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related
purposes when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by state or federal law,
District policies, and administrative regulations.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to properly care
for all property, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations, and board
Is punctual and responsible in performing all duties and activities as assigned.
Assists the administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student life,
conduct, and behavior in a fair and just manner.
Provides for his/her own professional growth through an ongoing program of reading,
workshops, seminars, conferences, and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher
Participates in school or District staff development programs as assigned by the Principal
or Superintendent.
Attends staff meetings, serves on staff committees as requested, and accepts a share of
responsibility for co-curricular or other activities as assigned by the Principal or
Recognizes and follows the appropriate procedures in the “Chain of command” as
designated by board policies and/or administrative procedures.
Presents a positive image of Laurens School District No. 55 at all times.
Willingly performs other related duties as required/assigned.
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Education and experience as required by state certification authorities.
Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the school District which
pertain to the specific duties and responsibilities of the position. Knowledge in the
methods for developing lesson plans and materials, and classroom activities,
which stimulate learning. Knowledge of the records, forms, and reports which must
be prepared and maintained. Knowledge of proper maintenance of equipment,
material, and supplies used in daily activities. Knowledge of counseling methods
necessary for handling student academic and adjustment problems. Knowledge of
the materials and information, which must be prepared for the classroom
instructional activities.
Ability to provide instruction to students through explanation, demonstration
and/or supervised practice. Ability to supervise students and maintain order in
various classroom and instructional activities and situations. Ability to operate
general office equipment in the performance of daily activities. Ability to prepare
lesson plans, tests, and instructional materials for classroom activities. Ability to
identify student adjustment and/or academic problems, provide counseling, and/or
recommend appropriate remedial action to parents. Ability to communicate
effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups
involved in the activities of the job.
Conducts duties in a classroom environment with some exposure to environmental
conditions. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that
require constant attention and working with students. Physical demands are
restricted to classroom work requiring the lifting/moving of items weighing up to
25 pounds. Occasional local travel is required; no overnight travel is required. The
job requires the operation of standard office equipment.
One hundred ninety (190) days per year
Salary is dependent upon placement on the Laurens School District No. 55 salary scale.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s
policy on Evaluation of Professional Staff.
This job description is not intended as a complete listing of job duties. The incumbent is
responsible for the performance of other related duties as assigned/required.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional
duties may be assigned/required.
Shift Type Full-Time Salary Range Teacher Salary
Salary Code Per Year Job Category Certified

Skills & Requirements

Teacher Certification or Alternative Certification For more information on Alternative Certification contact Alicia Scott at aascott@laurens55.org or 864-984-3568.

How to Apply

You may apply at L55 Job Portal.

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