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 JOB POSTING

ART TEACHER (K-8) (#1305)

Wilson County School District (learn more)

Lebanon, Tennessee (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3951855
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 30, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Teacher (K-8)

 

JOB GOAL

To teach elementary students academic and social skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Holds a valid Tennessee teacher's license with appropriate endorsement; has strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and meets health and physical requirements.


REPORTS TO
Building Principal

FLSA STATUS Exempt

SCHEDULE 200 Day  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepares for assigned classes and shows evidence of preparation upon request of his/her immediate supervisor;
  • Develops and maintains a safe and supervised classroom environment conducive to learning and maintains discipline in the classroom, on the playground, etc.;
  • Prepares a teaching outline for the course of study, in accordance with state and local curricula guidelines;
  • Uses a variety of teaching strategies and materials;
  • Assigns lessons and corrects papers;
  • Prepares, administers, and corrects tests and records results;
  • Administers diagnostic tests;
  • Evaluates student progress on a regular basis and reports to parents;
  • Keeps attendance and grade records as required by the board of education;
  • Observes students to detect signs of ill health or emotional disturbance and reports, as appropriate;
  • Fosters cooperative social behavior; 
  • Discusses students' academic and behavior problems with parents and suggests corrective action, as appropriate;
  • Reports to the principal any reasonable suspicion that a student's health or welfare has been or appears to have been harmed as a result of abuse or neglect;
  • Attends work regularly and on-time;
  • Meets assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated;
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops;  
  • Represents the school and the community in a positive manner;
  • Complies with board policies, school rules, and administrative regulations; and
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

 

TEMPERAMENT (Personal Traits)

  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure;
  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control, and/or planning of an activity;
  • Adaptability to working with students; and
  • Adaptability to making generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based upon sensory or judgmental criteria.

 

CAPACITY AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS

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

  • Intelligence: The ability to understand instructions and underlying principles; the ability to reason and make judgments.
  • Verbal: The ability to understand meanings of words and the ideas associated with them.
  • Numerical: The ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately.
  • Data Perception: The ability to understand and interpret information presented in the forms of graphs, charts, or tables.
  • Spatial: The ability to comprehend forms in space and understand relationships of plane and solid objects.
  • Manual Dexterity: The ability to move the hands easily and manipulate small objects with the fingers rapidly and accurately.
  • Color Discrimination: The ability to perceive or to recognize similarities or differences in colors or shades or other values of the same color.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This job may require lifting or carrying 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: pushing and/or pulling, stooping and/or kneeling, reaching and/or handling, talking, hearing, seeing, and climbing.

 

WORK CONDITIONS

Normal working environment.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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 of personnel so assigned.

 

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

The Wilson County Board of Education does not discriminate because of age, race, color, gender, national origin, disability, religion, genetics, creed, or veteran status in the provision of services, in programs or activities, or in employment opportunities or benefits.  The Wilson County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and member of TN Drug-Free Workplace.  Employees or applicants who need reasonable accommodations should contact Human Resources for assistance.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Signatures below indicate the receipt and review of this job description by the employee assigned to the job and by a representative from Human Resources.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Art
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Kim Clemmons
    • 415 Harding Drive
    • Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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