Business Teacher (CTE) – High – School Year (Anticipated Vacancies)

Spring Branch ISD
Published
September 22, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Type:
Certified Professional/High

Date Posted:
1/6/2022

Location:
Anticipated Vacancies

Spring Branch Independent School District
Job Description
Business Teacher (CTE)

Job Title:

Business Teacher

Reports To:

Building Principal

Classification:

Professional

Wage/Hour Status:

Exempt

Days:

188

Salary:

See Compensation Plan for New Hire Guide for Teachers

Contract:

Probationary/Term

Date Revised:

4/7/2021

Primary Purpose:

Plan and implement an instructional program that prepares students for educational pathways and occupations in business. Provide students with real world experiences through classroom instruction, hands-on application, and work based learning opportunities.

Qualifications/Skills:

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate or Teaching Certificate from out of state appropriate for position.
  • Certification must meet requirements for becoming and remaining qualified for this position in a manner required by Federal and/or State law.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the effective use of technology.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with students, peers, parents, administrators, business partners, community and others

Major Duties and
Responsibilities:

Instructional Strategies:

  • Teach and enhance classes that meet the need for priority occupations in business management.
  • Adhere to the district's philosophy of instruction. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  • Plan, develop and deliver instruction physically and digitally including extensive use of approved learning management systems and other personalized learning vehicles.
  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies and administrative regulations.
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities. Work cooperatively with special education teacher to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  • Work with other staff members to determine instructional goals, objectives and methods according to district requirements. Plan and supervise assignments of teacher aide(s) and volunteer(s). Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.

Student Growth and Development:

  • Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  • Sponsor/co-sponsor an approved career and technical student organization and promote student participation
  • Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization:

  • Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social and emotional development of students. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Assist in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
  • Ability to manage lab computers and equipment in good repair including updates & inventory.

CTE Program Support:

  • Contribute to continued development of an up-to-date, relevant Business Management program and provide vision for future needs.
  • Engage in regular and systematic planning for classes with fellow teachers as available; integrate academic core curriculum into meaningful, relevant curriculum.
  • Collaborate with principals, teachers, higher education and industry advisors.
  • Generate, submit and maintain accurate training plans and visit all students at their work-based training site at minimum six times per year to ensure all sites contribute to the student's employability skills and contain the appropriate work duties.
  • Maintain industry partnerships and post-secondary relations that promote course articulation, dual credit, work-based learning opportunities, and ensure curriculum relevancy.

Communication:

  • Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students, principals and teachers. Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Work with counselors, staff, parents and students to develop recruitment plan and monitor enrollment.
  • Collaborate with principals, teachers, higher education and industry advisors.

Professional Growth and Development:

  • 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.
  • Compile, maintain and file all physical and computerized reports, records and other documents required.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Other:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory
Responsibilities:

None

Equipment Used:

Computer, ACTIV Board, copy machine and audio visual machines.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands:

  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Manage students in multiple locations in program area and off-campus locations.
  • This position requires regular interacting with the public.

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desk and other classroom equipment.

Application Procedure:

Click Apply then Login. To complete your application, please visit our website at www.springbranchisd.com/join-our-team/applicants.

Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. By applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the job description listed above.

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