Social Studies Teacher - Odessa

Social Studies Teacher - Odessa

Richard Milburn Academy | Odessa, TX, US
Salary Range:$38,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: To help students learn subject matter and skills that will contribute to their development as mature, knowledgeable, and responsible men and women.

* A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
* Valid teacher certification appropriate for the particular assignment and grade level as required by federal, state or local regulations, laws or regulatory bodies including the No Child Left Behind Act; which includes current state certification, acceptable scores on mandatory tests or other documentation meeting the requirements set forth by our organization and /or regulatory bodies for this position.
* Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.

* Prior experience or formal training in working with “at-risk” students preferred.
* A proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner with a variety of constituencies including parents, students, and staff.
* Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
* Experience in effectively handling conflict.
* Must possess a sense of humor.
* Such alternatives to the above requirements as the district may find appropriate and acceptable.


* Implements the school’s mission, philosophy of education and instructional standards and objectives.
* Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct.
* Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
* Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, school policy, and administrative regulation.
* Strives to maintain and improve professional competence especially as relates to the specific assignment and student grade and subject area appropriateness.
* Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
* Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.
* Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both academic and behavioral progress of assigned students.
* Performs such other related tasks and assumes such other related responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Principal as appropriate.
* Works cooperatively and in concert with other RMA employees and contractors to advance a seamless, responsive and effective education environment for students.
* Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.

* Meet and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the time designated.
* Plans a program of study using tools provided by RMA that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
* Creates a blended classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
* Prepares for classes assigned, and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
* Encourages students to set and maintain high standards of classroom behavior and achievement
* Utilizes positive behavior interventions to support student progress and learning.
* Maintains order in the classroom in a fair and just manner
* Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum standards and establishes clear objectives which reflect these standards for all lessons, units, and projects
* Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media
* Assesses and documents the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required
* Documents the learning problems of students and seeks the assistance of specialists as required
* Meets the needs of special programs students through effective classroom instruction, observations, assessments and inputs to prevailing oversight committees, ARD committees, 504 meetings and LPAC committees
* Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for educational assistant(s) and volunteer(s) and, cooperatively with supervisors, assesses their job performance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $43,120.00 - $58,691.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday

* Bachelor's (Required)

* working with at risk students: 3 years (Preferred)

* SBEC Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%