ROCKFORD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #205
Job Title: Teacher
Job Code: 7060
Supervisor: Building Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Teacher understands the central
concepts, methods of inquiry, and structures of disciplines and
creates learning experiences that make the content meaningful to
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In
addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an
essential function of this position.
- Ensures that all actions are in concert with the Board policies
as well as the mission statement, beliefs, objectives and
parameters found in the Board's strategic plan.
- Participates in job training and professional growth
opportunities in order to enhance ability to perform the essential
functions of the job.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of
ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
- Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that
facilitate active learning experiences
- Engage students in an inquiry-based delivery model of
- Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use
in educational activities.
- Uses a wide range of instructional strategies and technologies
to meet and enhance the needs of a diverse student population.
- Considers equitable resources and equitable instructional
practices to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
- Update and maintain all necessary records accurately and
completely as required by law, district policies and school
- Create and maintain a safe learning environment for all
- Demonstrates a variety of effective behavior management
techniques appropriate to the needs of all students, including
those with disabilities.
- Maintain discipline in accordance with building expectations as
well as the district's student code of conduct.
- Communicate necessary information regularly to students,
colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student
- Participate in Professional Learning Communities (PLC).
- Create formative assessments aligned to district
- Analyze student data from both formative and summative
assessments to drive differentiated instruction and data-based
decision making for students.
- Utilize current technology to enhance student learning.
Illinois Teaching License with appropriate endorsements and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to demonstrate qualities aligned to our core values of
Character, Communication, Collaboration and Continuous
- Ability to effectively communicate with all school
- Ability to develop relationships with students and
- Knowledge of various instructional strategies and
- Knowledge of best teaching and assessing practices
- Working knowledge of State and National Standards
- Ability to organize and maintain student records which includes
Moderate in-district travel as well as intermittent in-state and
out-of-state travel. Intermittent prolonged and irregular hours of
This job description describes duties and responsibilities which
are representative of the nature and level of work assigned to the
position. The identified duties and responsibilities are intended
only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them
from the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the school district and employee and is subject to change
by the school district as the needs of the school district and
requirements of the job change.
Physical Aspects of the Position 1. X Climbing - Ascending or
descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding ramps, poles and the like,
using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is
emphasized. 2. X Balancing - Maintaining body equilibrium to
prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow,
slippery or erratically moving surfaces. 3. X Stooping - Bending
body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. 4. X
Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
5. X Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending
leg and spine. 6. X Crawling - Moving about on hands and knees or
hands and feet. 7. X Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any
direction. 8. X Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of
time. 9. X Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks,
particularly for long distances. 10. X Pushing - using upper
extremities to press against something with steady force order to
thrust forward, downward or outward. 11. X Pulling - Using upper
extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug
objects in a sustained motion. 12. X Lifting - Raising objects from
a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from
position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a
considerable degree and required the substantial use of upper
extremities and back muscles. 13. X Finger use - Picking, pinching,
typing or otherwise working, primarily with the fingers rather than
the whole hand or arm as in handling. 14. X Grasping - Applying
pressure to an object with the fingers or palm. 15. X Talking -
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word. Those
activities in which you must convey detailed or spoken instructions
to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly. 16. X Hearing -
Perceiving the nature of sounds. Ability to receive detailed
information through oral communication, and to make fine
discriminations in sounds such as when making fine adjustments on
machinery. 17. X Repetitive Motions - Substantial movements
(motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
The Physical Requirements of the Position 1. - Sedentary Work -
Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible
amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, push, pull or
otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary Work
involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking
and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary
criteria are met. 2. X Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently,
and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If
the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of force
greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of
the time, the job is rate for Light Work. 3. - Medium Work -
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20
pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force
constantly to move objects. 4. - Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100
pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force
frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. 5. - Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force
frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to
The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception
and field of vision 1. X Machine Operations - inspection, close
assembly, clerical, administration. This is a minimum standard for
use with those whose work deals largely with preparing and
analyzing data and figures, accounting, transcription, computer
terminal, extensive reading, or visual inspection. 2. - Mechanics -
Skilled tradespeople - This is a minimum standard for use with
those whose work deals with machines such as power tools, lathes
and drills. 3. - Mobile Equipment - This is a minimum standard for
use with those who operate cars, trucks, forklifts, cranes, and
high equipment. 4. - Other - This is a minimum standard basis on
the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work for janitors,
The Conditions the Worker will be subject to in this position 1.
- The worker is subject to inside environment conditions. 2. - The
worker is subject to outside environment conditions. 3. X The
worker is subject to both environmental conditions. 4. - The worker
is subject to extreme heat or cold for periods of greater that one
hour. 5. X The worker is subject to noise which would cause them to
have to shout. 6. - The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a
variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving
mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
tative and not necessarily all inclusive.