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Current Employment Openings

Openings for the 2020-2021 school year:

SCHOOL INFORMATION
Spring Creek serves approximately 110 students in grades K-12 and is located approximately 5 miles east of Borger, TX. We are a small, family-oriented district with the focus of providing exemplary instruction to produce exemplary results. Our class sizes are kept small to facilitate more one on one instruction, and we also have a 1:1 Apple technology program.  We are the only public school in the Texas Panhandle that offers the 4-day instructional week!


 

PRINCIPAL, K-12

Job Description:

Spring Creek ISD is currently accepting applications for Principal (K-12) for the 2020-2021 school year.

Primary Purpose:

Direct and manage overall campus operations including the instructional programs and supervise operations and specific personnel at the campus level. Provide leadership to ensure high standards of instructional service. Oversee compliance with district policies, the success of instructional programs, and the operation of all campus activities.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Monitor instructional and managerial processes to ensure that program activities are related to program outcomes and use findings to take corrective actions where necessary.

2. Regularly consult with the superintendent and campus-level personnel about planning, operation, supervision, and evaluation of campus education programs.

3. Provide instructional resources and materials needed to accomplish instructional goals.

4. Establish clear expectations for staff performance with regard to instructional strategies, classroom management, and communication with the public.

5. Build a common vision for school improvement with staff. Direct planning activities and put programs in place with staff to ensure the attainment of the school's mission.

6. Foster collegiality and team-building among staff members.

7. Identify, analyze, and apply research findings to promote school improvement.

8. Develop, maintain, and use information systems and records necessary to show campus progress on performance objectives addressing each Academic Excellence Indicator.

9. Provide opportunities for interactive communication with the superintendent, staff, students, parents, and community.

10. Interview, select, hire, and orient new staff.

11. Act as campus behavioral coordinator in accordance with state laws and regulations.

12. Ensure that school rules are uniformly applied and that student discipline is appropriate and equitable in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.

13. Conduct conferences about student and school issues with parents, teachers, and students.

14. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required including accurate and timely reports of maximum attendance to requisition textbooks.

15. Direct and manage extracurricular and intramural programs.

16. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.

17. Observe employee performance, record observations, and conduct evaluation conferences with staff.

18. Coach staff and help them identify and develop appropriate professional growth opportunities as well as accomplish improvement goals.

19. Articulate the school's mission to the community and solicit its support in realizing the mission.

20. Demonstrate awareness of school and community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs using appropriate and effective strategies and techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.

21. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

22. Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and termination of teachers and instructional aides.

23. Comply with district policies and state and federal laws and regulations affecting schools.

Job Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Educational Administration
  • Texas principal or other appropriate Texas certification
  • Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) appraiser
  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
  • Ability to manage personnel
  • Ability to coordinate campus functions
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures
  • Ability to interpret data
  • Strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills

Interested candidates must submit the following to mandy.poer@region16.net:

1.  Resume

2.  SCISD Professional Employment Application 

3.  Pre-Employment Affidavit

4.  DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

5.  Copy of unofficial college transcript(s)

*Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

DYSLEXIA INTERVENTIONIST/TEACHER (Grades K-12)

Job Description:

Spring Creek ISD is currently accepting applications for an additional dyslexia interventionist/teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. 
 

Primary Purpose

  • Provide multi-sensory, systematic and structure lessons designed to provide intensive reading and spelling instruction for students identified with dyslexia as mandated by the TEA Dyslexia Handbook.
  • Monitor progress and make recommendations for needed supports for program participants.
  • Identify and provide students with dyslexia with appropriate interventions.
  • Facilitate Section 504 and Special Education committees and provide classroom teachers with input on content-specific instructional strategies for students with dyslexia.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledgeable about dyslexia and best practice intervention(s) and instructional methods.
  • Understanding dyslexia data and the ability to interpret data for instructional purposes.
  • Ability to work with other dyslexia interventionists, classroom teachers, administrators, and parents to provide knowledge and understanding of the needs of students who learn differently.
  • Effective use of instructional technology.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information regarding students, employees, and others.
  • Establish a supportive and compassionate relationship with students.
  • Establish and maintain a cooperating relationship with students, staff, and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Effectively communicate in a variety of settings.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related field
  • Bachelor's degree in Reading (preferred)
  • Licensed Dyslexia Therapist or Certified Academic Language Therapist (preferred)
  • Texas Educator Certification with required endorsement for subject/level assigned
  • ESL endorsement (preferred)

Interested candidates must submit the following to mandy.poer@region16.net:

1.  Resume

2.  SCISD Professional Employment Application

3.  Pre-Employment Affidavit

4.  DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

5.  Copy of unofficial college transcript(s)

*Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

ELEMENTARY TEACHER (Grades K-4) -- 2 Openings

Job Description:

Spring Creek ISD is currently accepting applications for two (2) elementary teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. We are seeking a highly qualified, energetic educator who will consistently engage his/her students through high-quality, differentiated instruction. 
 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district's curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
  • Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect an understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by TEA, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  • Work cooperatively with special education and special program teachers to modify curricula as needed for students according to guidelines established in IEP and IAP documents.
  • Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  • Diagnose and evaluate student abilities and progress in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement and progress through formal and informal testing.
  • Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned; Sponsor outside activities approved by the principal or other supervisor.
  • Refer students, as needed, for alternative services as provided by the district.
  • Effectively collaborate with all faculty and staff members.
  • Manage student behavior in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Compile, maintain and file all reports, and other documents required.
  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  • Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  • Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
  • Perform duties as assigned by administrators or supervisors.
  • Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
  • Serve on committees as assigned.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of assigned curriculum; knowledge of instructional methods
  • Must have lesson planning skills
  • Must have lesson presentation skills
  • Must have conflict resolution skills
  • Must have classroom management skills
  • Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Technology skills preferred

Job Requirements:

  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Appropriate Texas Teacher Certification
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required

Interested candidates must submit the following to mandy.poer@region16.net:

1.  Resume

2.  SCISD Professional Employment Application

3.  Pre-Employment Affidavit

4.  DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

5.  Copy of unofficial college transcript(s)

*Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

SCIENCE TEACHER (Grades 5-8)

Job Description:

Spring Creek ISD is currently accepting applications for a middle school science teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. We are seeking a highly qualified, energetic educator who will consistently engage his/her students through high-quality, differentiated instruction. 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Must have knowledge of assigned curriculum; knowledge of instructional methods
  • Must have lesson planning skills
  • Must have lesson presentation skills
  • Must have conflict resolution skills
  • Must have classroom management skills
  • Must have strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Technology skills preferred

Job Requirements:

  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Texas Teacher Certification, Science (Middle School and/or High School Level(s))
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required

Interested candidates must submit the following to mandy.poer@region16.net:

1.  Resume

2.  SCISD Professional Employment Application

3.  Pre-Employment Affidavit

4.  DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

5.  Copy of unofficial college transcript(s)

*Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

Primary Purpose:

To enable each student to pursue his/her education as smoothly and as completely as possible in the absence of his/her regular teacher.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reports in a timely manner to the main office upon arrival to the school
  • Reviews all plans and schedules to be followed during the teaching day as provided by the appropriate teacher
  • Maintains as fully as possible the established routines and procedures of the school and the classroom to which assigned
  • Teaches the lesson(s) outlined and described in the substitute teacher's plan as prepared by the absent teacher or administrator
  • Consults as appropriate with the Principal or other appropriate supervisor before initiating any teaching or other procedures not previously specified in the substitute teacher's plan
  • Assumes responsibility for overseeing student behavior in assigned classes and in any other supervisory assignments
  • Reports on the day's activities at the conclusion of each teaching day per the routines established by the school
  • Follows all policies, rules, and procedures to which regular teachers are subject and which good teaching practice dictates
  • Performs such other related tasks and assumes such other related responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Principal as appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma, Associates degree or higher or as required by local regulation from an accredited college or university.
  • A proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner
  • Prior experience or formal training in working with students preferred
  • Must possess a sense of humor

Application Procedures:

Applicant must submit the following in order to be considered for any SCISD substitute teaching opportunity:

     1.  Completed SCISD Substitute Teaching Employment Application    

     2.  Copy of transcript(s), if applicable  

     4.  Completed Authorization to Request Criminal History Record

     5.  Signed/Dated Department of Public Safety (DPS) Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

     6.  A copy of driver's license and social security card

     7.  I-9 Form (Employment Eligibility Verification)

     8.  W-4 Form

     9.  Fingerprint receipt or confirmation that fingerprinting has been completed

Fingerprinting is required with the passing of Senate Bill 9.  If you have been fingerprinted with another school district, please provide a copy of the fingerprint receipt or indicate that you have been fingerprinted.  Individuals wishing to serve as a substitute must incur the cost of fingerprinting.

Please make complete submissions to:

Mandy Poer, Superintendent

HCR 1 Box 48

Skellytown, Texas 79080

or email to:

mandy.poer@region16.net

For questions regarding substitute teaching, you may call 806-273-6791.

SCISD Substitute Teaching Employment Application

DPS Computerized Criminal History (CCH) Verification Form

W-4 Form

I-9 Form

Equal Opportunity Employer

Spring Creek ISD is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

The District Title IX Coordinator: Mandy Poer, HCR 1 Box 48, Skellytown, Texas, 79080, (806) 273.6791

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