Requisition ID 2018-39264
    Position Category
    Instructional/Instructional Support
    Location Address
    Posting End Date
    7/20/2018 11:58 PM
    Work Days and Hours
    196 days, 7.5 hours per day
  • Compensation


    To provide an appropriate educational atmosphere which encourages positive student learning and to participate in a dynamic setting with other classroom teachers, administrators, curriculum specialists and other staff members in the development and implementation of the school’s programs and goals.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
    2. Certification or eligible for certification by the Florida State Department of Education to teach in the State of Florida

    Knowledge of prescribed curriculum and child development; ability to communicate effectively using written and oral communication skills; knowledge of current research; basic knowledge of technology; planning and organizational skills; ability to manage the classroom and supervise students; skill in analyzing, diagnosing and evaluating student progress and programs; knowledge of varied learning styles; ability to use effective, positive interpersonal skills. Commitment to a core set of beliefs about teaching, learning, and ongoing professional development.

    REPORTS TOSchool Principal

    1. Works with administrators and instructional teams to plan and implement hands-on programs and activities for students and the school.
    2. Participates as an active member with other faculty and staff.
    3. Participates in a cooperative effort with faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate programs of continuing school improvement.
    4. Manages classroom and supervises proper care of equipment used.
    5. Participates in personal professional growth activities focused on the acquisition of new and improved skills and knowledge.
    6. Diagnoses and analyzes student progress and programs for the purpose of providing appropriate instruction based on the developmental stages of students.
    7. Utilizes a variety of instructional techniques to meet the individual needs of students.
    8. Utilizes technology and current research in instruction.
    9. Evaluates students’ progress on a regular basis.
    10. Utilizes classroom management techniques conducive to an effective classroom climate.
    11. Shows sensitivity to students, parents and the community and promotes student self-esteem.
    12. Maintains professional relationship between school and parents.
    13. Maintains contact with parents through parent-teacher conferences, telephone, or written communications.
    14. Encourages parental involvement through school activities, connecting home and school.
    15. Maintains all records as required, including but not limited to grade books, attendance records and student progress reports.
    16. Assists in the protection of student and school property.
    17. Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology, as job appropriate, being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attends training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
    18. Responsible for timely and accurate information they maintain as part of their job responsibilities.
    19. Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal.


    Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (l2-20 pounds).

    Sensory Requirements: Most tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.

    Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease or pathogenic substances.

    Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions as set forth in the negotiated contract between the School Board of Orange County, Florida and the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association.


    Additional Qualifications

    Additional Grant Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited college or university and five (5) or more years of successful teaching experience or
    • Mast’s Degree (strongly preferred) from and accredited college or university with three (3) or more years of successful teaching experience
    • Valid teaching certificate
    • Certification in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) or related field
    • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel to the FDLRS Action service area (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter Counties) and within the State of Florida as necessary to perform job related activities
    • Flexible work schedule to include nights and weekends to meet the needs of the districts and schools
    • Proficient oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to provide professional development on special education policies and procedures to include FDOE training on Quality IEPs, Matrix of Services, Conflict Resolution through Facilitated IEP Meetings and expertise in the area of transitional services and resources for successful post secondary outcomes
    • Experience with industry standard computer and technology including applications to support curriculum and instruction, and the ability to share that expertise with others
    • Commitment to continuously upgrade skills in research-based and validated practices in the field of education, Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), community resources and technology
    • Demonstrate the ability to use assessment data, research-based instructional strategies and differentiated instruct approaches to develop effective professional development
    • Application of adult learning theories in delivering professional learning opportunities
    • Coordination and collaboration with Statewide FDLRS network, FDLRS centers and other discretionary project personnel, school and district personnel, agency and community personnel
    • Identify, collect, analyze, and interpret data for school and district teams
    • Plan and develop high quality professional development using research-based strategies within the framework for MTSS, Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and 21st Century skills


    Compensation: (See Orange County Public School Salary Schedules)

    Application:       Online application process for Orange County Public Schools

                                 Jobs.ocps.net (under Careers)



    Contact:             Sandra Chambers-Collins, Senior Administrator/Project Director





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