Grundy County Board of Education
  • 08-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • TN, USA
  • Full Time

TITLE Teacher - Middle School (Grades 4 - 8)

QUALIFICATIONS 1. Have a Valid Tennessee teaching license with appropriate endorsement(s);

  1. Meet all applicable requirements of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA);
  2. Have strong written,verbal,presentation and interpersonal skills;and
  3. Meet health and physical

JOB GOAL All students, as well as all subgroups of students, are expected to be introduced to, must be challenged to develop, and must master appropriate grade level academic skills (as specifically outlined in the most current, applicable curriculum standards).


  1. Prepare lesson plans for the principal's careful and thorough review which are correlated to the most current, applicable curriculum standards, and effectively use the lesson plans to actively engage all students in the learning process;
  2. Useappropriategradelevel,data-driven,research-based,teachingstrategiestoteachtheappropriatecurriculumstandardstoallstudent,andsubgroupsofstudents;
  3. Analyze the most recent, appropriate, formal assessment results (including Value-Added and TVAAS Teacher Effect, when applicable) as well as the latest system-and school-level Report Card, studying identified strengths and weaknesses, then make appropriate adjustments in the classroom;

  1. Serve as a positive and active participant in Professional Learning Communities (school level and system level, when applicable);
  2. Assess frequently students' comprehension and application of expected curriculum standards;
  3. Take responsibility for all students' mastery of applicable curriculum standards and significant academic growth;
  4. Superviseactivitiessuchasfieldtrips,groupdiscussions,anddramaticplayactingtostimulatestudents'interest inandbroadenunderstandingoftheirphysicalandsocialenvironment;
  5. Foster cooperative social behavior through games and group projects to assist students in forming satisfying relationships with other students and adults;
  6. Prepareforassignedclassesandshowsevidenceofpreparationuponrequestofimmediatesupervisor;
  7. Encouragestudentstomaintainsstandardsofclassroombehavior;
  8. Observestudentstodetectsignsofillhealthoremotionaldisturbanceandtoevaluateprogress;
  9. Discuss students' problems and progress with parents;
  10. Administerdiagnostictestsandevaluatesstudents'progressonaregularbasis;
  11. Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning;
  12. Assist in upholding board policies, school rules, and administrative regulations;
  13. Isavailabletostudentsandparentsforeducation-relatedpurposesoutsidetheinstructionaldaywhenrequestedtodoso;
  14. Represent the school and the community in a positive manner;
  1. Reporttotheprincipalwhenoneknowsorreasonablysuspectsthatachild'shealthorwelfarehasbeenorappearstohavebeenharmedasaresultofabuseofneglect;and
  2. Perform other work-relateddutiesas


This job may require lifting of objects that exceed fifty (50) pounds, with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Other physical demands that may be required are as follows:

  1. Pushing and/or pulling
  2. Climbing
  3. Stooping and/or kneeling
  4. Reaching
  5. Talking
  6. Hearing
  7. Seeing

TEMPERAMENT (Personal Traits)

  1. Adaptability to performingavarietyofduties,oftenchangingfromonetasktoanotherofadifferentnaturewithoutlossofefficiencyor

  1. Adaptabilitytoacceptingresponsibilityforthedirection,control,orplanningofan

  1. Adaptability to dealing with students

  1. Adaptability to making generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria.


Specific capacities and abilities may be required of an individual in order to learn or adequately perform a task or job duty.

  1. Intelligence: The ability to understand instructions and underlying Ability to reason and make judgments.
  2. Verbal:Abilitytounderstandmeaningsofwordsandtheideasassociatedwith
  3. Numerical:Abilitytoperformarithmeticoperationsquicklyand
  4. Manual Dexterity:Theabilitytomovethehandseasilyandmanipulatesmallobjectswiththe
  5. Form Perception: To make visual comparisons and discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures.
  6. Color Discrimination:Theabilitytoperceiveorrecognizesimilaritiesordifferencesincolorsorshadesorothervaluesofthesame


Normal working environment.

Qualifies for the PROFESSIONAL EXEMPTION from the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in regard to overtime. The employee is not entitled to the overtime rate of pay (time and a half) when the employee works over forty (40) hours in the defined work week (from Sunday 12:00 a.m. and continues through the following Saturday at 11:59 p.m.).


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so assigned.

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