JOB SUMMARY: The Dougherty County School System is seeking an elementary school teacher to join our roster of experienced, motivated, and effective teaching professionals. The teacher will be responsible for preparing and implementing engaging lessons that address the academic needs and rigor of all students, while providing a positive learning environment that encourages lifelong learners.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors’ degree or higher; Valid Georgia Teacher certification or Charter Waiver eligible; Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent communication and organizational skills; Ability to manage sensitive information and maintain confidentiality; Ability to relate and motivate all students in a positive manner with respect; Ability to successfully integrate technology into the classroom while engaging students; Ability to perform routine physical activities that are required to fulfill job responsibilities. PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance; Be present, organized and enthusiastically committed to the success of all students; Develops detailed, engaging instructional plans; Develops and uses formative and summative assessments; Instructs designed classes in accordance with formulated plans and outlines, modified as necessary to achieve the learning objectives; all within the policies of the school system; Maintains the degree of discipline and order in the classroom necessary to effectively instruct students; Counsels with students and parents on learning and discipline problems as necessary; Supervises or assists in the supervision of school activities as assigned; Performs related duties as assigned as circumstances require; Completes all records and reports on time and with accuracy; Maintains satisfactory performance on the system Evaluation Instrument; Performs other duties as assigned by the Principal. REPORTS TO: Principal
SALARY RANGE: Competitive salary and excellent benefits package in accordance with the DCSS Compensation Guide.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicants will begin on March 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE. THE DOUGHERTY COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, AGE, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY The System reserves the right to waive any qualifications or other provisions of this advertisement by statute or regulations. Dougherty County School System uses the Applitrack system from Frontline to manage employment applications online. About Us The Dougherty County School System is a leading catalyst and advocate for public education in Southwest Georgia. It's the largest school system in the second congressional district. The school district has 21 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools), five learning centers and the Commodore Conyers College & Career Academy. All schools are accredited by Cognia The DCSS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Dougherty County is recognized for its quail and duck hunting, fishing, the Flint River and many cypress swamps. The County has a population of approximately 90,000. Our County has two institutions of higher education, Albany State University and Albany Technical College. Notable points of interests include the Albany Museum of Art, the Flint RiverQuarium, the Albany Civil Rights Institute, the Parks at Chehaw, Radium Springs Gardens, and Thronateeska Heritage Center, which includes the Museum of History, Wetherbee Planetarium, and the Science Discovery Center. Dougherty County is a short drive to Atlanta, the Georgia coast, as well as the Florida Gulf Coast beaches. Important Note This document provides descriptive information about the above The Dougherty County School System position. Work actually performed by incumbents in this position may vary. Although this document may be used for recruiting, staffing, or career planning, the information contained herein should only be used as a guideline or recommendation for the content of and qualifications for this position. The Dougherty County School System reserves the right to make changes to this document as deemed necessary without providing advance written notice.
Feb 25, 2022.
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