Dollarway School District

Middle School Teacher (Grades 5-8) (60)

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Job Details

TitleMiddle School Teacher (Grades 5-8)
Posting ID60


Provide students with academic skills necessary to function in daily living, for achieving success on state and national achievement tests, and to serve as a foundation for learning at the next grade level.


(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position.)

This job description may include but is not limited to the following tasks:

  • Utilizes and references district and/or state mandated competencies, objectives, and/or benchmarks
  • Uses a variety of effective teaching procedures, materials/media and assessments appropriate for learners
  • Documents and reports to the principal completion of and progress on state benchmarks, blueprints, and writing rubrics
  • Attends to routine tasks during initial minutes of class
  • Uses instructional time effectively/time on task
  • Promotes a positive and safe classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Provides for a smooth transition from one activity to another
  • Maintains appropriate classroom discipline
  • Maintains poise and self control
  • Establishes high expectations for learners
  • Promotes active learner participation
  • Shows evidence  of appropriate and positive student-teacher interaction
  • Monitors access and usage of the internet
  • Aligns all instructional material to state benchmark, teaching strategies, student intervention and other state supporting materials to the student performance requirements of the state assessment program
  • Provides guided practice activities for students
  • Uses interest approach to introduce lesson
  • Provides instruction appropriate for the level of the learner
  • Presents lesson in an appropriate scope of sequence
  • Adjust instruction/re-teaches as necessary
  • Provides appropriate lesson closure
  • Demonstrates knowledge of subject manner
  • Accommodates individual differences and learning styles 
  • Uses a variety of instructional techniques or methods
  • Communicates directions clearly
  • Uses correct oral and written communication
  • Uses technology and instructional aides effectively
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching and learning
  • Addresses the varied achievement levels of students
  • Demonstrates concern for students as individuals
  • Reports student progress toward mastery of state required benchmark items as assessed through the state assessment program to the principal each nine week period
  • Dresses in an appropriate manner
  • Arrives on time and remains until designated time to leave for all assignments
  • Complies with school policies, State Department of Education regulations, School Board policies, and supports the school system
  • Attends all meetings, workshops, and in-service training programs required by the school district
  • Demonstrates professional behavior at all times with the community, administrators, teachers, parents and students
  • Seeks professional development activities to address personal professional growth
  • Promotes the district’s vision, mission, and goals

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree, Eligible for or possession of a Arkansas Teaching License.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePlease see our salary schedule located on our website at
LocationRobert F. Morehead Middle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/20/2020

Job Contact

NameMrs. Ronnieus ThompsonTitlePrincipal