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Engineering Instructor

Employer
Bedford City School District
Location
Bedford, OH
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Sector
Other
Organization Type
Corporate
Job DescriptionJob Description
Description: Teach the appropriate course of study for each subject area using a variety of instructional techniques that meet individual learning styles. The teacher is responsible for teaching the curriculum to students using theories and fundamentals of Engineering with an emphasis on robotics.

Contractual Days: Work 186 days (Summer Break, Winter break, off all major holidays, and spring break)

May want to apply at: https://www.bedford.k12.oh.us/employment

Qualifications:
  • 5 years of Industry experience and have ODE CTE license (Teaching license is NOT required) OR
  • 5 years Industry experience and ability to obtain a CTE license within 4 years by completing the 24 hour coursework. Coursework must be started in the first 2 years of the initial license OR
  • 5 years of industry experience, possess an ODE teacher license, and complete the 12 hour CTE license pathway within 4 years. Coursework must be started in the first of 2 years of the initial license.

* assistance to complete coursework will be provided by the district upon board approval for hiring

Other Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in the technical skills, trade, or vocations to be taught are required, and one (1) of the three (3) years of the required. experience must be within the last five (5) years, or two (2) years within the last ten (10) years.
  • Up to two (2) years of the required experience may be substituted (with additional approval) of related post high school education, apprenticeship program, or college preparation course work).
  • Knowledge of academic area and various teaching methodologies.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Effective, active listening skills.
  • Organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Record keeping skills.
  • Classroom management skills.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic first aid.

Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates and teaches Engineering, Robotics and Machining in a classroom setting using hands-on activities, career experiences and standards-aligned instruction.
  • Designs and teaches engineering experiments to create workable solutions.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress in CTE while creating classroom activities / lessons based on the needs of the students.
  • Coordinate CTE Student Organization activities for local, regional, state and / or national competition.
  • Works with employers and community groups to promote and advance technical skills.
  • Creates an environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of students.
  • Communicates with essential staff and family members on the progress of the students.
  • Ensure safety of students
  • Provides students with clear expectations and timely feedback.
  • Teach and evaluate the students using sound instructional practices
  • Effectively manage the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain a good learning environment, disciplining students when necessary
  • Prepare clear and timely lesson plans
  • Maintain accurate and complete records as required
  • Provide guidance to students which will promote their welfare and their proper educational development
  • Attend parent/teacher conferences
  • Distribute homework assignments
  • Ensure students are learning all subject material by testing, quizzing, or evaluating student projects on a regular basis
  • Provide complete lesson plans for substitute
  • Make provisions for being available to students and parents for educationally related purposes before and after the instructional day
  • Maintain and improve professional competence by attending professional growth seminars, workshops, etc.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with parents through effective use of interim reports, report cards and conferences
  • Observe ethics of the teaching profession
  • Instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
  • Refer students suspected of learning disabilities for diagnosis on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of district specialists as required
  • Assist the administration in implementing all procedures and rules governing student life and conduct
  • Notify parents if student is not meeting classroom goals
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and present clear, complete, and accurate explanations utilizing a variety of instructional techniques and media suitable to the level of learners
  • Act as teacher, facilitator and information source in subject area specialty
  • Teach new concepts and facilitate different activities enabling students to learn in different ways
  • Assist in the hiring process of same subject teachers when requested and agreed upon
  • Make contacts with the public with tact and diplomacy
  • Maintain respect at all times for confidential information, e.g., home and discipline situations, medical background and family history
  • Interact in a positive manner with staff, students and parents
  • Attend meetings and in-services as required
  • Refer attendance, health, and psychological emotional problems to Principal and/or Guidance Counselor
  • Attend professional growth seminars, workshops, etc., to keep current on relevant issues
  • Promote good public relations by personal appearance, attitude and conversation\Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students
  • Follow the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined in the courses of study which have been approved by the Board of Education

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Attend work based learning field trips
  • Participate on building "teams" when requested and agreed upon
  • Work closely with administrators as part of development teams to discuss and implement new practices such as "team" teaching, semester projects, etc.
  • Act as department chairperson when requested and agreed upon
  • Serve as a role model for students
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment, and other instructional materials
  • Serve on committees and cocurricular activities as agreed upon
  • Supervise student teachers
  • Discipline students when necessary
  • Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner

Equipment Operated:
Various office machines such as but not limited to:
  • Computer
  • Calculator
  • Recording devices
  • Copy Machine/Printer
  • Smartboard, Apple TV, and or other such technology devices


This job description is subject to change and in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee. The employee will be required to follow the instructions and perform the duties required by their supervisor, appointing authority.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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