Big Picture Middle/High School
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Continuing
Salary: $29,932.80 - $58,218.00
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Additional Information: CTE Teacher needed to develop a course aligned to industry standards using
common core standards, help students learn about a variety of STEM careers;
teach Design & Engineering and or Technology/Computer Science
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JOB TITLE: CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) TEACHER
GROUP: HEA BASE CONTRACT DAYS PER FISCAL YEAR: 180
FLSA STATUS: Exempt Plus additional days as provided by the HEA bargaining agreement
SUMMARY: The position of CTE Teacher will ensure that students master essential content and skills in the designated career/technical field and are prepared to make an informed choice about a career in those fields or apply their knowledge to a career in another field. This position is a career/technical educator who will develop and ensure a course that is aligned to current industry standards and uses academic common core standards, that helps students learn about a variety of careers, that collaborates with industry professionals for in-class and extended learning opportunities for students, and that fits with the school’s programs of study in combined academic and technical pathways.
CONTEXT AND MISSION: Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Design, develop, and facilitate semester- or year-long course(s) that prepare(s) students for advanced coursework, internships and other work related experiences in the career/technical field of study. stCourses must include project-based learning, leadership opportunities for students, 21 century skills, and some common core academic standards. * Maintain accurate computerized records of student progress. * Organize and supervise field trips and experiences for students aligned to curriculum and career awareness. * Work collaboratively and collegially with a team of teachers to incorporate common elements for students: standards-based instruction, grading practices and policies, an advisory class, family communication and collaboration in support of student success. * Develop rapport with students as individuals in a professional manner.
JOB DESCRIPTION: CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) TEACHER * Develop and implement effective classroom management and discipline policy that is congruent with district policies and workplace expectations. * Keep current on educational research, trends, and practices related to serving at-risk students. * Lead and/or participate in industry advisory board that reviews curriculum, develops projects, and integrates industry professionals into the course and provides mentorships, job-shadow opportunities, or internships for students. * Commit to continuous technical and professional improvement through classes, workshops, seminars, and conference participation. * Explore and possibly supervise after-school clubs aligned to the CTE program of study . * Compile all data required for local and state report (CTE Standards). * Promote integration of academic skills and specific CTE curriculum for relevant career preparation. * Maintain a safe environment for students to succeed in their educational endeavors. * Provide support and assistance to the building principal and staff. Site-based Alternative Educational Programs In order to promote the educational outcomes of a site-based alternative educational programs, one or more of the following duties and responsibilities for may be in addition to or in lieu of the duties and responsibilities of a CTE teacher. * Facilitate internship searches, ensure each student has a mentorship, and monitor internships through site-visits, phone calls, and mentor meetings. * Advocate for, and on behalf of, students and families. * Lead extended overnight trips in the wilderness and at the Outdoor School. * Coordinating partnership activities with external organizations. * Participate in leadership training weekends, monthly retreats, and other meetings/trainings necessary for effective implementation of the program. Other Functions * Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit and supporting student learning objectives.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Valid Washington State CTE Certificate with appropriate endorsement(s) or be qualitied to receive CTE certification prior to the expected start date of the position.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:: WA State teaching certificate with a secondary level endorsement One year teaching experience Non-teaching work experience in designated career/technical field Experience working with high school age youth
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal background clearance
KNOWLEDGE OF: Essential Learning Standards based instruction. Industry expectations for curriculum and equipment Current practices in designated career/technical field School board policies and procedures Highline Public Schools CTE Instructor - Business/Marketing/Communication Technologies Page 2 of 3
JOB DESCRIPTION: CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE) TEACHER
ABILITY TO: Be involved in extra-curricular programs Develop quality work-based learning opportunities for students Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a variety of general office equipment including a microcomputer and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Building Administrator or designee
EVALUATION: The teacher will be evaluated by the principal or designee based on performance of duties and responsibilities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. The employee must adjust to frequent interruptions in their work schedule.
CLASSIFICATION HISTORY Consolidated by and updated Context and Mission by Human Resources, 2018.05.11 Created by Human Resources with input from Director Student Advancement, 2015.08.12 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools CTE Instructor - Business/Marketing/Communication Technologies Page 3 of 3