Educate and train students to gain skills, knowledge and behaviors and support their successful entry into the workplace or higher education, in a manner that supports the program within industry and the community and is consistent with District Core Values. Responsible for instruction, curriculum development and daily operations of assigned teaching responsibilities; provide classroom instruction as assigned using Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curricula.
1. Effectively manage the classroom to create optimal learning environment, maintaining an appropriate balance of classroom discipline.
2. Plan and organize instructional materials/supply inventories/tools/equipment, update lesson plans and instruct students in competency-based developmental program curriculum using current instructional strategies appropriate to subject matter (i.e., classroom, self-paced, Blackboard interactive website, lab, clinicals, etc.) to assure highest quality classroom instruction.
3. Evaluate students on a recurrent basis to provide timely indications of student’s progress toward competencies and knowledge required for successful completion of program.
4. Provide academic, personal and behavioral counseling to students to support their successful completion of program requirements. Collaborate with District administration and Student Service representatives to devise appropriate intervention measures to effect maximum student retention and program completion.
5. Maintain up-to-date records of student attendance, academic progress and grades as required by District policy and certification agencies. Process, maintain and/or monitor paperwork required for District operations (inventory purchasing, follow-up data, etc.)
6. Develop and maintain community/business contacts and participate with industry advisory committee to promote interaction among students and practitioners, assure the program curriculum remains a current reflection of job market skill requirements and to facilitate placement of students.
7. Participate in projects/assignments in support of the campus or program, as assigned, which might include activities such as: assistance with CTSO activities/competitions, attendance at school events, performing monitoring duty in assigned area, etc.
8. Continue to develop professional expertise in educational methodology and learning strategies as well as in industry-specific topics through attendance/ participation at conferences, professional development training, professional associations, periodic industry internships and industry related events.
9. Perform tasks and duties relevant to any of various roles or responsibilities assigned by supervisor and determined by management to be appropriate for this position; comply with all policy, procedure, regulation and other communicated requirements as may be in effect for the workgroup or worksite.
10. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in making decisions regarding the provision of services to internal and external customers and in day-to-day operations of the department. Interpret and implement policies in a manner consistent with the interests of the District. Provide advice and consultation to executive management as requested. Investigate and resolve issues, as needed, represent the department and District in a professional manner to all.
Minimum of three (3) years work experience, within the last (5) years, in the engineering profession or experience teaching Math and Physics at the high school level or beyond.
Possession of an Oklahoma Department of Education Secondary Certification with endorsement in Advanced Physics is required. Endorsement in Advanced Math is preferred.
Participation in Project Lead The Way training, certification and professional development is required while employed as a Pre-Engineering Instructor with Tulsa Tech. Visit http://www.pltw.org/ for additional information.
EDUCATION Bachelor's degree in related field required. Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred.
SALARY SCHEDULE Instructors - 11 work-month contract
HIRING RANGE $49,660 - $56,040 per year dependent on experience and education, plus additional $6,600 compensation for salary-in-lieu of dependent benefit coverage.
BENEFITS Employee Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Sick Leave, Personal Leave, Pension Plan, 457 Savings Plan and paid holidays during work months.
CLOSING DATE For maximum consideration, deadline for receipt of application material is September 20th. However, the position will remain open until filled.
NOTE New teachers will be employed on a Temporary Contract for the first four (4) semesters of employment. (School Laws of Oklahoma 70-6-101.23)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
REQ NUMBER INS-16-00018
LOCATION Lemley Campus - NW corner of Memorial Blvd and BA Expressway, Tulsa, OK
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Tulsa Tech is the oldest and largest career and technical training center in Oklahoma. We are an independent public school district, with multiple campuses in and around the Tulsa County area. Our school serves secondary students from public school districts throughout Tulsa County, as well as private, parochial and home-schooled students. A significant adult enrollment is also served throughout the year in both full and part-time training programs. We also provide custom training programs for business and industry in NE Oklahoma. We employ school administrators, instructors, and support personnel to accomplish our vision and mission of developing a world-class workforce and preparing people for success in the workplace.
TULSA TECH'S ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT INCLUDES STATISTICS FOR THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS CONCERNING REPORTED CRIMES THAT OCCURRED ON CAMPUS; IN CERTAIN OFF-CAMPUS BUILDINGS OR PROPERTY OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY TULSA TECH; AND ON PUBLIC PROPERTY WITHIN, OR IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO AND ACCESSIBLE FROM, THE CAMPUS. THE REPORT ALSO INCLUDES INSTITUTIONAL POLICIES CONCERNING CAMPUS SECURITY, SUCH AS POLICIES CONCERNING ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE, CRIME PREVENTION, THE REPORTING OF CRIMES, SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND OTHER MATTERS. ANYONE CAN OBTAIN A PAPER COPY OF THIS REPORT BY CONTACTING THE TULSA TECH ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICE (918.828.5181) OR SECURITY OFFICE (918.828.1092).
Tulsa Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer
"No person shall on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, or qualified disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any education program or in recruitment, consideration, selection or employment whether full-time or part-time, or any other activity for which the Board is responsible."
THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.