WVDE VACANCIES

These are vacancies in the
WV Department of Education.
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Title of Vacancy
Social Studies Teacher, Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein Center, Davis, WV

Administrative Unit
Division of Teaching and Learning, Office of Optional Educational Pathways

Expectations
1. The staff member works effectively as a member of an educational team. 
2. The staff member demonstrates self-control. 
3. The staff member exhibits an attitude of mutual respect and tolerance. 
4. The staff member is ethical. 
5. The staff member demonstrates good work habits. 
6. The staff member demonstrates effective writing and oral presentation skills. 
7. The staff member demonstrates expertise in areas of responsibility. 
8. The staff member demonstrates computer literacy. 

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Implements the school's program of study. 
2. Fosters a classroom climate conducive to learning. 
3. Utilizes instructional management techniques which increase student learning and maximizes time on task. 
4. Monitors student progress toward accomplishing instructional objectives and goals. 
5. Promotes and maintains positive student-teacher and interagency lines of communication. 
6, Maintains professional work habits. 
7. Complies with host agency’s policies and procedures. 
8. Participates in cognitive restructuring activities of students. 
9. Works in a cooperative manner with Rubenstein Center staff to insure a safe and secure environment and integration of treatment and educational goals. 
10. Maintains and upgrades professional skills. 
11. Integrates his/her education program with the total treatment plan. 
12. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervising principal or designee. 
 
EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP:  
Department of Education staff are employed upon recommendation of the state superintendent of schools and are state employees. No representative or employee of the state is authorized to enter into any employment contract or other agreement. Department staff work under the direction of the state superintendent of schools for the general supervision of the free schools in the state and implementing the policies of the board and other necessary tasks as determined by the state superintendent or his/her designee. Each employee is “at-will” and subject to termination by the state superintendent at any time, with or without notice, cause or compensation. 
 
The employment relationship between the state superintendent and the employee may be terminated by either party. Reasons for termination by the state superintendent include, but are not limited to, immorality, incompetency, cruelty, insubordination, intemperance, willful neglect of duty, unsatisfactory performance, the conviction of a felony or a guilty plea or a plea of no contest to a felony charge, misuse of funds or property, violations of law or policies of the state board, lack of need, or a lack or loss of funding. 

Qualifications
1. A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. 
2. Holds or qualifies for a West Virginia Professional Teaching Certificate endorsed in social studies for grades 5-12. 
3. Possesses the knowledge, skills, and ability to successfully: (a) perform the job requirements; (b) work within the special setting of a residential treatment facility; and (c) work as part of a rehabilitation team in concert with others. 

Desired Qualifications
1. Knowledge and experience in working with at-risk youth. 
2. Demonstrates computer skills needed for classroom instruction. 

Salary
$31,675.00-$58,897.00 Based on the 2012-2013 Tucker County Salary Schedule commensurate with educational level and years of experience.

Closing Date (by 4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time)
February 07, 2013

Apply to
Liz Bryant, Secretary 
Office of Human Resources 
Building 6, Room 264 
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East 
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330 
Phone: 304-558-2702  
Fax: 304-558-0216 
Email: lbryant@access.k12.wv.us 

Relationship
Responsible to the Principal.

Term of position
240 days

Evaluation
Per State Board Policy 5310

 


WVDE Employment Applications
The following applications are offered as PDF documents. You can download a copy of Acrobat Reader (a free pdf reader) from http://www.adobe.com
  • WVDE Employment Application (PDF) (DOC)
  • Institutional Education Employment Application (PDF) (DOC)

The West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, disability, age and national origin in employment and in administration of any of their education programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (304) 558-2702 or to the Section 504 Coordinator at (304) 558-2696, West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305; or to the Office of Civil Rights at (215) 656 8541 [TDD (877) 521-2172], U.S. Department of Education, 100 Penn Square East, Suite 515, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3323.