Openings as of 7/22/2018
Atlantic High School seeks a progressive industrial technology educator to provide instruction to high school students in multiple areas of Industrial Technology; to develop in each student an insight and understanding of industry and its place in our society; to discover and develop talents of students in the technical fields’ to develop practical problem-solving skills related to the materials and processes of industry; to develop in each student, skills in the safe use of tools and machines; to prepare students with the technical skills needed to be successful. Our district works closely with community business leaders. We have collaborated to create pre-apprenticeship programs. Our lab areas have up-to-date equipment along with a strong variety (standard power tools, CNC Plasma cutter, laser engravers, etc.) Career Technical Education also has additional funding resources thanks to a very supportive District Foundation group. We also offer a $3,000 signing bonus.
For the candidate, he or she would be required to obtain 12 credits in the area of the executive endorsement. In our case that would be in the area of Industrial Technology. From the district standpoint we would provide compensation for the cost of obtaining these credits. A potential candidate who is not endorsed in Industrial Technology would need to demonstrate some interest and experience in this area.
Prepares supplies and equipment for each lesson ready at the start of the lesson or instructional activity.
Gets the class started quickly and students on task quickly and maintains a high level of student time-on-task.
Models the safe use of equipment and holds students to district and industry safety standards when operating machinery and other equipment.
Establishes a set of rules and procedures that govern the handling of routine administrative matters.
Maintains clear, firm and reasonable work standards and due dates.
Provides timely feedback to students on assignments and assessments to promote educational growth.
Maintains an instructional plan which is compatible with the school and district-wide curricular goals as approved by the Board of Education.
Keeps informed of the industrial community’s job entry requirements and instructs pupils in the rudiments of getting and retaining these jobs.
Designs and adapts engineering curricula for diverse students’ interests and background
Scaffolds skills and learning experiences appropriately to ensure all learners have access to sophisticated tasks
Uses instructional strategies that consistently address students’ diverse needs by including adaptations, modifications, and differentiation
Guides students to make connections between classroom learning and their own prior knowledge and experiences
Coordinates quarterly expeditions throughout the school year to ensure that all students connect and apply their learning to real world STEM experiences
Instructs students in use of eye protection and safety guards, and in the use, care, and safe operation of tools, machines, and equipment.
Maintains professional competence through professional development activities provided by the district, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities.
Uses diagnostic information obtained from tests and other assessment procedures to develop and revise objectives and learning tasks.
Treats all students in a fair and equitable manner; interacts effectively with students, co-workers, parents, and community.
Carries out non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as need is perceived.
Must have Paraeducator Certificate or Associate's Degree or Higher.
-Reinforcing application of skills on previously introduced concepts. -Reinforcing previously provided “specially designed instruction.” -Generalizing accommodations in response to immediate needs. -Facilitating teacher instructions in small group activities. -Assisting teacher in modifying or adapting instructional strategies and materials according to the needs of the learner. -Supervising students in work settings. -Collecting data. -Reading tests to students. -Implementing student behavior plans. -Supervising students during recess, bus duty, transportation, lunch duty, study hall, and other such periods of the day in which students have unstructured time. -Provide input into individualized education program planning. -Maintaining an inventory and ordering supplies as directed by the teacher. -Maintaining an orderly, healthy, and safe environment. -Setting up and maintaining learning environments, learning centers and adaptive equipment as directed by the teacher. -Recording activities for documentation (implementation log). -Copying and disseminating instructional/assessment materials. -Modifying the format of instructional materials (change to larger type, etc.) -Under the direction and monitoring of a health professional or health plan supervisor, a paraeducator with appropriate training may assist with the implementation of a health plan.