CADDO PARISH SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: Classroom Teacher Prepared By: Jan Holliday Prepared Date: July 2, 2012 Approved By: Caddo Parish School Board Approved Date: July 17, 2012 AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY Working under the direction of the principal or assigned evaluator, administers the classroom in accordance with School Board policies and uses instructional and administrative skills to promote the educational development of each student. Competencies and Performance Standards will be used for teacher evaluation in conjunction with measures of student growth. Measures of student growth will be aligned with the Caddo Parish Public School System’s accountability measures as outlined in the Louisiana Accountability System. Domain 1: Planning and Preparation- 1C-Setting Instructional Outcomes • The teacher values, sequences and aligns curriculum enabling students to build their understanding of important ideas from concept to concept. • The teacher designs and structures lessons so that learner outcomes are at an appropriate cognitive level. • The teacher writes and plans multi-disciplinary outcomes for student learning, not student activity. • The teacher differentiates outcomes and instruction for students of varied abilities. • The teacher creates and/or uses a variety of assessment tools that are curriculum-aligned and challenging. Domain 2: The Classroom Environment- 2C-Managing Classroom Procedures • The teacher helps students to develop skills to work purposefully and cooperatively in groups. • The teacher facilitates lessons that engage students in different types of activities-large groups, small groups and independent work. • The teacher ensures smooth functioning of all routines and maximizes instructional time. Domain 3: Instruction- 3B-Questioning and Discussion Techniques • The teacher develops and presents questions that cause students to think and reflect; resulting in a deeper understanding of the topic. • The teacher...
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