Vicksburg Warren School District

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2020-2021 Biology Teacher RECE

at Vicksburg Warren School District

Posted: 5/5/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2280
Keywords: teacher, teaching

Job Description

TITLE:                         Secondary Teacher

REPORTS TO:            Building Principal

JOB GOAL: To teach students in a manner that they can apply the knowledge and skills

required for College and Career Readiness in accordance with the Mississippi Framework and

Common Core Curriculum.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Students and their learning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develops and implements plans for the curriculum program assigned and show written evidence of preparation as required
  • Prepares lessons that reflects accommodations for individual differences
  • Presents the subject matter according to guidelines established by MDE and the district
  • Plans and uses appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect accommodation for individual needs of students assigned
  • Conducts assessment of student learning styles and use results for instructional activities
  • Works cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students
  • Cooperates with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to state/district requirements
  • Plans and supervise purposeful assignments for teacher aide(s) and/or volunteer(s)
  • Uses technologies in the teaching/learning process
  • Assists students in analyzing and improving methods and habits of study
  • Consistently assess student achievement through formal and informal testing
  • Assumes responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned and may sponsor outside activities approved by the school administrator
  • Implements the strategies outlined by the district.
  • Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter.
  • Presents a positive role model for students that support the mission of the school
  • Creates a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the physical, social, and emotional development of students
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, cooperative learning, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Manages student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to board policy and administrative regulations
  • Takes necessary and reasonable precaution to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
  • Assists in the selection of books, equipment, and other instructional materials
  • Evaluates students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports
  • Establishes and maintain open lines of communication with parents and students
  • Uses acceptable communication skills to present information accurately and clearly
  • Identifies student need and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities
  • Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in conformance with state/district guidelines
  • Supervises students in out of classroom activities during the day and on all field lessons
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with state/district testing programs
  • Participates in Professional Learning Communities, faculty committees/meetings, and the sponsorship of student activities
  • Uses student data to guide instruction and professional development
  • Other duties as assigned


Bachelor’s  degree from an accredited college or university; Experience preferred but not required. Possession of (or eligible for) a valid regular Mississippi teaching certificate


187 Days

Primary Location: EARLY COLLEGE

Shift Type: Full-Time

Job Contact Information
Name Tammy Burris Smith
Title Principal

Applications will be accepted beginning
Monday, May 4, 2020 12:00 AM
(Central Standard Time)