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Math Teacher at Rock Island High School


POSITION TITLE High School Math Teacher

DEPARTMENT Teaching & Learning (Certified Staff)

LOCATION School Building assignment




OTHER INFORMATION Rock Island-Illinois Education Association (RI-IEA) Bargaining Agent/Agreement

POSITION SUMMARY INFORMATION: Essential Duties and Requirement Details
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the school principal, responsible for the instruction, progress and discipline of all pupils in assigned classes and performs related duties as required. Responsible for instructional planning, including, but not limited to providing written lesson plans and preparation in accordance with the objectives of the instructional program in accordance with the RIMSD41 guidelines. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Effect the courses of study and maintain adequate standards of achievement in their classes.

  • Observe their pupils for physical defects and evidence of communicable diseases. Any evidence shall be reported immediately to the principal.

  • Practice such discipline as a responsible parent would exercise. Acts of restraint to prevent injury to teachers or pupils shall NOT be considered corporal punishment.

  • Be responsible for non-classroom supervision of pupils. This responsibility includes the supervision of: 
Student conduct in any area of the school building during regular school hours.

Students during assembly or similar large groups of students during the regular school day, excluding the teacher’s regularly scheduled preparation period.  

Make recommendations for retention/promotion in accordance with Board Policy.

Leave complete lesson plans for the following day in their classroom before leaving school each day. All teachers shall provide their principal lesson plans for a week in advance when requested.

Prepare and keep up-to-date seating charts for each class.

Keep the necessary forms for the economical and expeditious handling and recording of all books, supplies and equipment.

Notify the administration as early as possible, following established procedures, when unable to conduct classes.  

Be willing to accept extra assignments before and after school, and to cooperate with all school personnel in advancing the education of the children in this School District.  

Make all regular reports requested by administrative officials.

Follows all expectations required of teachers according on the RIEA Contract Agreement and RIMSD Board Policies      
Required Education:
Successful completion of all student teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain the appropriate teaching certificate(s) issued by the State of Illinois Board of Education and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.    

Certifications, Licenses:
Teachers must possess at least one of the following valid teaching license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education: Professional Educator License (PEL), Educator License with Stipulations (ELS)

Required Experience/Qualifications:
Same as above 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Knowledge of subject matter consistent with state certification requirements, knowledge of contemporary principles and practices of teaching, knowledge of classroom and behavior management techniques.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Same as above 

 Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobSitting & standing most of the day. Lifting no more than 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Work Environment:

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.