Marion Harding High School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3943432
  • Application Deadline: July 8, 2022
  • Posted : June 23, 2022

Job Description

Marion, Ohio
June 1, 2022
June 23, 2022
Anticipated Opening for 2022-2023 School Year

Title:                                      High School Foreign Language Teacher – Spanish
Department:                         Certified
Responsible To:                   Building Principal/Administrator
Supervises:                          Educational assistants (para-professionals)/volunteers/student teachers
Qualifications:                      Certificate, license, or other legal credential required.
                                               Degree(s) required in area of major study.                                               
                                               Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may
                                               find appropriate and acceptable.
Terms of Employment:        Contract, salary, and benefits per negotiated agreement.
Job Goal:
The teacher is the primary instructional delivery person in the classroom.  Student learning and growth are primarily dependent on the work and efforts of the classroom teacher.  The position is demanding, varied and complex.  The classroom teacher must have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and be well trained in content knowledge and researched based effective teaching strategies.  To motivate each pupil to develop competencies, knowledge, and skills in aurally comprehending, speaking, reading, and writing a foreign language, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; to interpret to pupils the culture of the countries where foreign language is spoken; to discover and develop special talents of pupils in foreign language communication.                                          
Performance Responsibilities:
1.   Teaches skills and knowledge in foreign language (Spanish) instruction to secondary pupils, using
      course study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
2.   Demonstrates a focus for student learning, with appropriate learning objectives that include
      measurable goal(s) for student learning aligned with the Ohio standards.
3.   Instructs assigned classes in the locations and times designated.
4.   Employs a variety of formal and informal assessment techniques to collect evidence of students’
      knowledge and skills and analyzes data to effectively inform instructional planning and delivery.
5.   Demonstrate thoughtful preparation for each class by constructing clear, detailed and timely lesson
6.   Effectively use technology to support high quality instruction and student learning.
7.    Plans and sequences instruction to include the important content, concepts, and processes in school
       and district curriculum priorities and in state standards.
8.    Demonstrates familiarity with students’ background knowledge and experiences and describes
       multiple procedures used to obtain this information.
9.    Work collaboratively with intervention, gifted and support service staff to ensure student learning
       goals are met.
10.  Supports the learning needs of students, through a variety of strategies, materials, and/or pacing that
       make learning accessible and challenging for each student.
11.  Maintains positive rapport with students and demonstrates respect for and interest in all students.
12.  Creates routines and procedures that run smoothly throughout the lesson, and students assume age-
       appropriate levels of responsibility for the efficient operation of the classroom.
13.  Provides substantive, specific, and timely feedback of student progress to students, families, and
       other school personnel while maintaining confidentially.
14.  Maintain accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative
15.  Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct,
       and develop reasonable rules of behavior and procedures for the classroom to maintain order in a fair
       and just manner.
16.  Uses effective communication strategies with students and families and works effectively with
       colleagues to examine problems of practice, analyze student work, and identify targeted strategies.
17.  Meets ethical and professional responsibilities with integrity and honesty. The teacher models and
       upholds district policies and state and federal regulations.
18.  Sets data-based short and long-term professional goals and takes action to meet these goals.
19.  Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside
       instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms. 
20.  Performs other duties as assigned by the superintendent.
21.  Ensures the safety of students.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Maintain appropriate licenses/endorsements and training hours as required.
  • Comply with applicable District, state, local and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Adhere to all standards established by the Ohio Department of Education for Licensed Educators.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain knowledge of academic area, teaching methodology and strategies to engage students.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. 
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Exhibit professional behavior, emotional stability and sound judgement.
  • Maintain confidentiality and respect for confidential information at all times.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships.
  • Attends meetings, professional development and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Interacts in a positive manner with staff, students and parents.
  • Refer suspected cases of child abuse immediately to the appropriate child protective services/law enforcement agency as mandated by state law and Board of Education policy.
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation.
  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect district equipment, materials and facilities.
  • Plans purposeful assignments for educational assistants (para-professionals), volunteers and student teachers. 
Each staff member shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance and abuse of any prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the District.
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.
This job description identifies primary responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and activities. This job description is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, program/curriculum changes as directed by the Superintendent of Marion City Schools. 
Marion City Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of the Marion City Schools Board of Education that the best qualified applicant shall be selected for each position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, disabling or military status. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to participate in activities involved in the position or program for which application has been made.
How to Apply: Internal
If you are interested in being considered for this position you must apply online at www.marioncityschools.org prior to 4:00 p.m. on July 8, 2022 or until filled. Follow links: District/Work at Marion City/Apply at Marion City Schools/Apply Now for Internal Positions/High School Teaching/Apply Job #17254/Login in to existing account. If you have any questions please contact Jen Musbach, Principal, Harding High School via email.  jmusbach@mcspresidents.org
How to Apply: External
If you are interested in being considered for this position you must apply online at www.marioncityschools.org prior to 4:00 p.m. on July 8, 2022 or until filled. Follow links:  District/Work at Marion City/Apply at Marion City Schools/Apply Now for External Positions/High School Teaching/Apply Job #17254/Login to existing account or if you do not have an account select Start to begin the process. If you have any questions please contact Jen Musbach, Principal, Harding High School via email.  jmusbach@mcspresidents.org
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • Contact Information

    • Kim Edwards
    • 2080 Citygate Dr
    • Columbus, Ohio 43219

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