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High School Social Studies Teacher

High School Social Studies Teacher
Cairo Junior/Senior High School
Reports To: Building Principal and/or other assigned school administrator

Job Summary: This position help students learn about history, geography, politics, economics, and culture while integrating current events in to their lesion plan and also facilitate health debates and engaging classroom discussions. Must be culturally sensitive and create a classroom where everyone is respected.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
• Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures.
• Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
• Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
• Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
• Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
• Provide appropriate feedback on work.
• Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
• Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
• Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, district policies and school regulations.
• Prepare required reports on students and activities.
• Participate in department, school, district and parent meetings.
• Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
• Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
• Prepare classroom for class activities.
• Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
• Observe and evaluate student's performance and development.
• Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments.
• Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds.
• Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails.
• Participate in appropriate professional activities.
• Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations.
• Other duties as assigned.
Salary and benefits adhere to the Cairo Association of Teachers contract with the Board of Education.
Education and Experience:
• Illinois State certification in teaching in appropriate subject area.
• And/or complete a state approved preparation program or hold a valid and comparable out-of-state certificate.
• Meet all coursework and testing requirements, and meet all other requirements detailed in Illinois statute and rules.

Download the certified application below under Files, and mail the completed application to Cairo School District Number One Attn: Business Office 4201 Sycamore St., Cairo, IL 62914 or email the completed application to [email protected]
Contact Debbie Huff
Phone: 618-734-4102
Fax: 618-734-4047
4201 Sycamore, Cairo, IL 62914