The Career Technical Education (CTE) Teacher shall report directly to the designated program administrator and assume responsibility for providing skill training to high school and adult students in a particular field of expertise as set forth in the course curriculum. The CTE Teacher is responsible for carrying out a vocational program that includes content standards as well as career awareness. The teacher facilitates work-based learning and increases employment opportunities by serving as an active liaison between employers and the classroom.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develops and instructs a competency-based program which, when feasible, accommodates an open entry/open exit delivery;
- Instructs students in appropriate job-seeking and retention skills;
- Designs and implements relevant curriculum utilizing input from advisory committee; provides pathway courses for CTE pathway completion, incorporates appropriate industry recognized certifications and training and works toward achieving the high quality elements of Career Technical Education;
- Serves as liaison with business and industry and actively places and supervises students in full- or part-time positions of either a community classroom or cooperative education nature and provides related instruction as required;
- Assists in regular program promotion and with development of promotional materials for enhanced community-wide awareness;
- Provides instruction that is appropriately paced and directed to specific occupational skills while accounting for individual differences in ability, motivation and learning rates;
- Establishes and maintains a suitable learning environment that promotes student growth and skill mastery and assures student safety;
- Designs, implements, monitors and reviews as needed appropriate training plans for students and records skill attainment accurately and timely;
- Guides students in making career-related decisions;
- Establishes and maintains comprehensive student/program files as required, including follow-up survey information and placement records;
- Supports the policies and programs of the Humboldt County Office of Education and performs assigned duties consistent with school, district or office policies, regulations and procedures;
- Maintains professional competency by actively engaging in employer directed inservice activities and other similar opportunities provided to staff;
- Cooperatively engages in the professional evaluation process with supervisor to ensure ongoing professional growth and competence;
- Effectively communicates with staff, parents and agencies;
- Attends regular and special staff meetings and actively participates as a member of the educational team;
- Organizes/conducts required program advisory committee meetings;
- Responds effectively to the input from and coordinates tasks with district/school personnel as required by assignment;
- Modify the traditional modes of delivering instructional services to reasonably accommodate an individual’s disabilities;
- Create and maintain a safe learning environment;
- Performs other related duties.
- Applicable regulations, policies and procedure;
- Policies and objectives of assigned programs and activities;
- Oral and written communication skills;
- Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary;
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
- Record-keeping and report preparation techniques;
- Modern office practices, procedures and equipment;
- Operation of a computer and assigned software;
- Technical aspects of field of specialty;
- Basic arithmetic.
- Interpret, apply and explain policies, procedures, rules and regulations ;
- Maintain accurate and semi-complex records and files;
- Compile and verify data and prepare reports;
- Operate standard office equipment including a computer and assigned software ;
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
- Work independently with little direction;
- Adapt to changing work demands and interruptions;
- Make arithmetical calculations with speed and accuracy;
- Meet schedules and time lines;
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing ;
- Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
- Working word processing skills, such as the ability to format, save files for cross-platform; use and in different versions, work with toolbars and menus;
- Working e-mail skills.
Education, Experience and Requirements
- Possess and maintain a valid California Technical Education credential allowing instruction in the assigned program.
- Demonstrate competence in communicating effectively with students and adults, staff members and representatives of other agencies.
- Possess specialized skills, experience and training as well as be able to model the professional characteristics considered appropriate to the designated career field.
- Demonstrate knowledge of an experience with various community resources associated with the career field.
- Stand, sit and/or move about for sustained periods
- Move about in non-traditional instructional environments; i.e., areas of the community
- Report to multiple worksites in a given day or during the work week.
- Daily oral and written communication.
- Speaking and hearing ability to sufficiently hear over the phone and carry on routine conversations.
- Operating a computer, calculator, copier and other equipment that involves repetitive arm and hand movements.
- Hand-eye-arm and finger dexterity.
- Visual acuity sufficient to recognize people, words and numbers.
- Reaching and lifting up to forty (40) pounds.
Certificated Salary Schedule TEA185
10/21/92:gj | Retyped 12/20/18 | Updated 4/6/20 dlr