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 (Select all that apply) 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 (Select one) 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 move objects.
The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception
and field of vision (Select all that apply) 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, sweepers, etc.
The Conditions the Worker will be subject to in this position
(Select all that apply) 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.