Middle School English & Language Arts Teacher
Please contact Dr. Julian Carter for for information at (910) 206-1423 or email@example.com
Under direction, to teach and instruct pupils in grades 6 through 8 in middle school academic subject matter, social, behavioral, and other educational skill areas; to plan, develop, organize and conduct a comprehensive educational program for middle school level pupils; to assist middle school level pupils; to assist middle school level pupils in making appropriate life style adjustments, and in the determination of career and vocational choices; and to do other related functions as required.
➢ Teach and instruct in intervention classes designed to close the academic achievement gap for students performing below grade level.
➢ Categorically funded teachers reduce class sizes in core academic areas.
➢ Teach and instruct in subject matter areas commonly found in a comprehensive middle school education program.
➢ Utilize an adopted course of study, instructional program guidelines, and other materials in planning and developing lesson plans and teaching outlines.
➢ Pursue a variety of methodology in teaching and instructing pupils, including lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and laboratory experiences.
➢ Conduct teaching and instructional activities, using educational equipment, materials, books, and other learning aids.
➢ Provides instruction in citizenship and other subject matter specified by legal mandate, district policy, and administrative regulations.
➢ Plan, develop, and utilize a variety of instructional materials and aids appropriate
to the intellectual and instructional level of pupils from a varied socio-economic
and cultural backgrounds, and who possess a range of mental and emotional
➢ Review, analyze and evaluate the history, background and assessment of pupils in
designing instructional programs to meet individual educational needs.
➢ Individualize and adapt educational processes and procedures to enhance pupil
➢ Provide group and individual instruction to motivate pupils, and effectively utilize
the time available for instructional activities.
➢ Maintain appropriate standards of pupil behavior, using behavioral management
strategies and techniques, including positive reinforcement and behavior shaping
➢ Review, analyze, evaluate, and report pupil academic, social, and emotional
➢ Prepare, administer, score, record, and report the results of criterion referenced
tests, and administers, scores, records and reports the results of group
standardized tests in evaluating pupil growth and progress.
➢ Counsel, confer with and communicate with parents, school and District
personnel regarding pupil progress, and in the interpretation of the educational
➢ Cooperatively pursue alternative solutions to ameliorate pupil learning problems,
and to enhance expanded academic, social and emotional growth opportunities.
➢ Maintain an effective learning environment through the proper control of heating,
lighting, and ventilation, and the utilization of exhibits, displays, and independent
➢ Select and requisition appropriate educational supplies, materials, books,
equipment, and learning aids.
➢ Perform a variety of non-instructional duties, including curriculum and
instructional development activities, student supervision, and consultation
Principles, theories, methods, techniques, and strategies pertaining to teaching and
instruction of middle school level pupils; academic, social, and behavioral characteristics
of middle school level pupils; educational curriculum and instructional goals and objectives, and educational trends and research findings pertaining to comprehensive middle school programming; behavior management and behavior shaping strategies, techniques and methods, and conflict resolution procedures; socio-economic and cultural background differences of the school population.
➢ Plan, organize, develop and conduct a comprehensive teaching and instruction program for pupils at the middle school level;
➢ Provide appropriate and effective learning experiences for pupils from a wide range of socio-economic levels and cultural backgrounds;
➢ Effectively assess the instructional and educational needs of pupils, and design, develop, and implement sound instructional and educational programs;
➢ Provide a motivating and stimulating learning environment;
➢ Perform research and development activities pertaining to curriculum and instructional programs and innovative and creative pilot projects designed to enhance pupil educational opportunities and experiences;
➢ Follow safety procedures and written and verbal instructions;
➢ Work effectively with staff, students and public;
➢ Make independent decisions;
➢ Work autonomously;
➢ Organize tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks;
➢ Demonstrate good judgment and good problem-solving skills;
➢ Direct and instruct others;
➢ Respond appropriately to evaluation and changes in the work setting.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Work in this classification is considered light physical work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects. Generally, the job requires sitting, walking, and standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Certificates & Licenses:
Must have a Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree. Must have or be qualified to hold a NC teaching license in ELA (grades 6-8).
Maintain Licensure & CEUs
Employment will require extensive background check.
*All employees are to adhere to the ALL of Richmond County Schools Board of Education Policies. They are located on the RCS County website under District Information. Click on Board of Education. Policies are located at the bottom. Call if you need assistance.