Compensation and Classification

Classroom Teacher - Cosmetology
 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION TITLE:  Classroom Teacher - Cosmetology
ORGANIZATION:  Various Schools
REPORTS TO:  Principal
REVISION/REVIEW DATE:  2013-10-29  
JOB CODE: 95
UNION:
  PGCEA
CLASSIFICATION:  
GRADE:
 2-7

 


POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The Cosmetology teacher instructs students in the technical or occupational skills of the professional trade. The teacher will develop, select, and modify instructional plans and materials and present them using instructional techniques, which meet the needs of all students. The teacher will provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of students. This position monitors and evaluates student performance, develops and implements plans to improve student achievement, and maintains required records; and follows PGCPS required procedures and practices. The teacher will be responsible for preparing students to successfully take and pass the Maryland Board Exam for licensure at the completion of the program.

 

 


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

 

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

Planning and preparing lessons, assignments, and instructional materials;

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

Preparing, administering and correcting evaluations and assessments, and records results;

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

Evaluating student progress using appropriate assessment techniques;

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

Creating a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enabling each student to achieve learning objectives;

Counseling pupils when academic and adjustment problems arise;

Conferring with parents and students regarding progress/problems of assigned students;

Arranging and participating in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences as necessary;

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

Monitoring appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials and facilities; Attending and actively participating in staff/faculty meetings and providing  input regarding the planning of instruction goals, objectives and methods;

Improving skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multi-cultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections; Planning and supervising purposeful assignments for paraprofessional educators, student teachers, and volunteers;

Overseeing and directing the work of student teachers, paraprofessional educators and volunteers assigned to the classroom;

Collaboration with Career Academy Team to implement the goals and objectives of the Academy; 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, teaching techniques, current trends, research, and materials of instruction in field of specialization;

Must have at least three years documented industry experience, with two years being full-time;

Excellent knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning process;

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

Ability to work with diverse populations;

Ability to infuse technology into curriculum;

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

Excellent oral and communication skills.

 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Bachelor's degree required in applicable field of education from a regionally accredited college or university.

 

 


CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

Holds or is eligible for a Professional Certificate appropriate to area of assignment issued by the Maryland State Department of Education. Holds a Senior Cosmetologist License issued by the State of Maryland.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Supervision of classroom paraprofessional(s) and dedicated or classroom assistants, if applicable.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 
General
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
 
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
 
None.
 

    Last modified: 10/29/2013 11:24:59 AM