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Available Positions

Meridian ISD Employment Opportunities

PARAPROFESSIONAL: Secondary and Elementary

Provide instructional assistance to students under the direct supervision of a certified teacher. Assist in preparing, conducting, and managing of classroom activities.

 
  1. Provide instruction to students under the direction of teacher; work with individual students or small groups.

  2. Assist teacher in preparing instructional materials and classroom displays.

  3. Assist with administration and scoring of objective testing instruments or work assignments.

  4. Help maintain neat and orderly classroom.

  5. Help with inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment.

  6. Help teacher keep administrative records and prepare required reports.

  7. Provide orientation and assistance to substitute teachers.

  8. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

  9. Assist with other duties as assigned



 

Education/Certification:

  • Recommended valid Texas educational aide certificate

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Ability to assist in instructing reading, writing, and mathematics

  • Ability to work well with children

  • Ability to communicate effectively

 

Experience:

  • Experience working with children

 

Email or fax resume, cover letter, application, and supporting documents to:

Jaime Leinhauser                                                     Paul Booth

Elementary Principal                                               High School Principal

jleinhauser@meridianisd.org                                 pbooth@meridianisd.org

Phone:  254-435-2731                                              Phone: 254-435-2723

Fax: 254-435-6099                                                    Fax: 254-435-2199


Professional Application may be found at:
https://www.meridianisd.org/vnews/display.v/ART/5582e70acfaa7

 

TEACHER: Secondary: JH reading teacher/Coach,  W History/W Geography/Coach 

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Instructional Strategies

 

1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.

 

2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.

 

3. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.

 

4. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).

 

5. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.

 

Student Growth and Development

 

6. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.

 

7. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.

 

8. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

 

Classroom Management and Organization

 

9. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.

 

10. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

 

11. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

 

12. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.

 

13. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.

 

Communication

 

14. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

 

Professional Growth and Development

 

15. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

 

16. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.

 

17. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.




 

Education/Certification:

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

contact Paul Booth @ pbooth@meridianisd.org

Go to www.meridianisd.org to download professional application, please send a cover letter, transcripts, certificates, recommendation letters and application.

 

TEACHER: Elementary

Knowledge/Skills:

 
  1. Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

  2. Knowledge of core academic subjects

  3. Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

  4. Ability to instruct students and manage behavior

  5. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  6. Attend and participate in continuous education opportunities, trainings, faculty meetings, and staff committees as required.

  7. Assist with other duties as assigned

Education/Certification:

  • Texas teaching certificate with the required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned

  • ESL Endorsement preferred

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred

 

Email or fax resume, cover letter, application, and supporting documents to:

Jaime Leinhauser

Elementary Principal

jleinhauser@meridianisd.org

Phone:  254-435-2731

Fax: 254-435-6099

 

Professional Application may be found at:
https://www.meridianisd.org/vnews/display.v/ART/5582e70acfaa7

 

Athletic Director/Head Football Coach 

 Direct and manage district’s athletic program and facilities and instruct and coach students to develop skills and abilities to excel in athletics and publlic school in general. Provide each student with the opportunity to participate in an extracurricular athletic activity and ensure compliance with all federal, state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and local requirements.
 
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Clear and valid Texas commercial driver’s license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements
 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of overall operations of an athletic program

Knowledge of coaching techniques and procedures

Knowledge of federal, state, and UIL policies governing athletics

Ability to instruct, supervise and motivate student athletes

Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical (include if bus driving duties are required)

Ability to implement policy and procedures

Ability to balance both boys and girls athletic programs in a rural school setting.

Ability to manage budget and personnel

Excellent public relations, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, and staff.

 

Application Process

Please submit:

MISD Professional Application, https://www.meridianisd.org/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/5582e70acfaa7/professional%20application.pdf

              and a Resume to:
              Kim Edwards, Superintendent of Schools
              kedwards@meridianisd.org
              PO Box 349
              Meridian, TX  76665
 
Application Deadline is May 10, 2019.

 

 

 

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