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CASD is Seeking Applicants for 6th-8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Classroom Teacher
Charleroi Area School District
125 Fecsen Drive
Charleroi, PA 15022
www.charleroisd.org.org
Job Description
TITLE: 6th-8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Classroom Teacher
REPORTS TO:  Middle School (6-8) Principal

JOB GOALS:
• To administer and enhance an 6-8 grade STEAM program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth
• To establish effective rapport with students
• To motivate pupils to develop skills and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary school education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability
• To establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members
Job Description

TITLE: 6th-8th grade STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Classroom Teacher

REPORTS TO:  Middle School (6-8) Principal

JOB GOALS:
• To administer and enhance an 6-8 grade STEAM program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth
• To establish effective rapport with students
• To motivate pupils to develop skills and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for elementary school education, in accordance with each pupil’s ability
• To establish good relationships with parents and with other staff members


QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Valid Pennsylvania teaching certificate - CSPG 65 - Technology Education PK-12
2. Elementary Education certification
3. Strong background in technology and/or the arts
4. 3.0 or higher QPA
5. Proof of ongoing professional or educational experience
6. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
7. Computer literacy

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Establishes a positive environment while working with classroom teachers in the STEAM classrooms.
2. Facilitates instruction within the STEAM classrooms at the Charleroi Area Middle School.
3. Manages the materials and resources located in the STEAM classrooms.
4. Teaches the assigned academic subject(s) to pupils in a classroom, using the approved course of study adopted by the Charleroi Area School District.
5. Promotes the integration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) concepts through experiential learning opportunities.
6. Partners with the Superintendent, Building Principal, Business Manager and Technology Coordinator to implement and manage grants awarded to the school district.
7. Welcomes regional partners, foundation representatives, and other visitors to the classroom to enhance our own STEAM program and share expertise with other educators.
8. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
9. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials which provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
10. Fosters an inquiry-based approach to learning through project-based, real-world tasks.
11. Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
12. Utilizes multiple instructional technologies to engage students and enhance instructional practices for students.
13. Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional, safe learning atmosphere in the classroom.
14. Assesses pupils’ academic and social growth and keeps appropriate records.
15. Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss pupil’s progress and interpret the school program.
16. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
17. Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
18. Maintains professional competence through staff development provided by the district and incorporates the techniques into everyday instruction.
19. Maintains professional competences through self-selected professional growth activities.
20. Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
21. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
22. Administers group standardized tests in accordance with district and state testing procedures.
23. Utilizes data to make instructional decisions.
24. Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
25. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of pupil activities.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Charleroi Area School District Board of Education and the Charleroi Area Education Association.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated by the building principal and communicated to the superintendent for review.