Family/Consumer Science Teacher (Temp for SY 17-18)

Felton, DE 19943, US
Dec 28, 2017
Job Type
TITLE: Family & Consumer Science Teacher TEMPORARY FOR SY 17-18

QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet the certification requirements of the State of Delaware Department of Education.

REPORTS TO: School Principal (or Assistant)

JOB GOAL: To develop in each pupil an awareness of the importance of a good home environment as a basis for satisfactory home and family living; to motivate each pupil to acquire competencies, knowledge, and skills relating to child development, clothing and textiles, consumer education, family relations, food, nutrition, home nursing, safety, home decoration, and household equipment; and to discover and develop special talents of pupils.

1. Teaches concepts and skills in foods and nutrition, clothing and textiles, home management, family relationships, and consumer education to secondary pupils, using the course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities.
2. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.
3. Organizes class activities so that preparation, instruction, or laboratory work, and clean-up activities can be accomplished within the allocated class time.
4. Demonstrates skill techniques in home economics and prepares appropriate instructional aids and display materials to enhance learning.
5. Provides individualized and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
6. Instructs pupils in use, care, and safe operation of household equipment and appliances. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to equipment as required.
7. Established and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to provide and orderly, productive environment in the laboratory-type classroom.
8. Evaluates each pupil's progress in concepts and skills of subject taught and contribution to a group, project, or goal.
9. Selects and requisition books, instructional aids, and equipment; maintains required inventory records; purchases groceries and other supplies as authorized.
10. Encourages pupils to demonstrates learned techniques at home with their families.
11. Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress.
12. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
13. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day.
14. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs.
15. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
16. Maintains current vocational information for pupils interested in professional careers and resource materials for those who plan to be homemakers.
17. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and in self-selected professional growth activities.
18. Other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor that pertain to life skills instruction

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten-month year. Salary and work year to be established by the Board.

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation and Department of Education guidelines.

Start Date: On or about 11/27/17

Reports To: School Principal or Assistant

Salary Range: From/To: as per state and local salary schedule

  • Teacher of Family and Consumer Sciences

Additional Job Information:
All applicants are required to submit three (3) letters of reference, with one from an immediate supervisor that is dated within the past year.
Applicants are advised that a copy of the most recent evaluation will be requested if selected for an interview. The evaluation can be loaded as part of the application in advance.

The following are conditions of employment for new employees:
(1) Satisfactory criminal background check prior to being placed on payroll.
(2) Satisfactory child protection registry check.
(3) Mandatory Direct Deposit of Pay.
(4) Documentation of Mantoux skin test results for entrance to school system.
(5) Completion of all required employment forms.

Lake Forest does not discriminate in employment or in educational services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in accordance with state and federal laws. Inquiries should be directed to the Director of Personnel at the Lake Forest Central Business Office, School District5423 Killens Pond Road, . Phone: 302-284-3020Felton, DE 19943-9801

Lake Forest is an advocate of inclusion practices in all grade levels

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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