Classroom Teacher – Business Management and Finance

Prince George's County Public Schools

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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Date Posted May 09, 2024
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Certification Needed Yes
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Classroom Teacher – Business Management and Finance
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Principal
August 12, 2021
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2-7

POSITION SUMMARY:


The Classroom Teacher – Business Management and Finance plans and provides appropriate learning experiences for all students and provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of individuals to ensure student success. The teacher develops, selects and modifies instructional plans and materials, as well as monitors and evaluates student outcomes and develops and implements plans to improve student performance. The incumbent of this position maintains required records, follows required procedures and practices, and monitors the appropriate use and care of equipment and materials. The Classroom Teacher – Business Management and Finance will prepare students to take and pass industry certification exams.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Establishes clear goals and objectives related to the School Improvement Plan;

Collaborates with the Business Education team to coordinate students’ academic, social and emotional progress;

Plans and prepares lessons, assignments, instructional materials related to the Business Management and Finance Program of Study;

Creates a classroom environment that allows for student-driven, project-based learning, provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives;

Establishes both learning and language objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, curriculum framework and knowledge of human growth and development;

Prepares, administers and corrects evaluations and assessments, and records results;

Demonstrates the relevance and applicability of project-based learning and strong content knowledge with the ability to infuse business connectivity into all aspects of learning;

Selects and uses appropriate instructional strategies including, but not limited to, lectures, group discussions, demonstrations, modeling and multimedia teaching aids to present subject matter to students;

Maintains order and discipline in the classroom conducive to effective learning and takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;

Confers with parents and students regarding progress/problems of assigned students; arranges and participates in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences as necessary; counsels students when academic and adjustment problems arise;

Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, Board Policy and Administrative Procedures;

Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials and facilities;

Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings and provides input regarding the planning of instructional goals, objectives and methods;

Improves skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multicultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections; engages in classroom and school visits in order to self-reflect and peer-review;

Participates in career and technical student organization, fundraising, continuous school improvement activities, advisory committee meetings, and proactive professional development workshops and seminars;

Provides students with broad, transferable concepts and job skills, such as job search, interviewing and resume writing skills;

Assists in creating practicum and job shadowing experiences;

Works with school’s CTE team and Central Office to implement content literacy standards uniformly across the curricular areas;

Collaborates with Career and Technical Education (CTE) Team to implement the goals and objectives of the Business pathway;

Participates with CTE team members to develop appropriate intervention and enrichment strategies for identified students for use in the classroom and through other delivery methods (e.g., after-school); and

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Knowledge of school organization, goals and objectives, curriculum, interdisciplinary and project-based teaching techniques, current trends, research, and materials of instruction in field of specialization;

Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process;

Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education;

Knowledge and experience with project-based learning;

Advanced skills and experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and other applications;

Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;

Ability to work with diverse populations;

Ability to work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community and other school system staff;

Ability to teach any of the courses associated with Business Education; and

Excellent oral and communication skills.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


Bachelor's degree or from a regionally accredited college or university in Business or related field. Minimum three (3) years professional experience in business, business education, business management, business administration, accounting or related field required.



CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


Holds or is eligible for a Professional Certificate in Business Education issued by the Maryland State Department of Education required. One (1) or more of the following certifications preferred: Specialist in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and/or Entrepreneurship and Small Business.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:


Oversees and directs the work of student teachers, paraprofessional educators and volunteers assigned to the classroom, if applicable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


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The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.


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