Master Teacher Job Description

Master Teacher Job Description

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Master teacher provides individualized instruction to students with disabilities based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study as well as Individualized Education Program Goals.

Master Teacher Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Demonstrate a working knowledge of the classroom environment
Provide a safe, warm, stimulating classroom environment
Has working knowledge of computers
Serve as mentors to fellow teachers while supporting their directors in daily school operations
Take on the duties of Director or Assistant Director in his/her absence, including opening and closing the school
Plan and execute daily activities for children in cooperation with co-master teacher
Use the Brigance Early Childhood Screens and other observation strategies to document each child’s development
Use children’s assessments, classroom meetings and parent and teacher input to develop curriculum in the classroom
Maintain classroom portfolio, attendance and tracking sheets
Maintain classroom daily journals

Master Teacher Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Master Teacher

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, NCCER, ASE, AZ

Education for Master Teacher

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the master teacher job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Math, Teaching, Child Development, Graduate, Communication, Computing, Reading, Interpretation

Skills for Master Teacher

Desired skills for master teacher include:

Best practices for effective teaching and student assessment
Challenges facing staff
Professional development techniques and adult learning theory
North Carolina Standard Course of Study for math at all grade levels
Students and families in low wealth schools
North Carolina Standard Course of Study in the specified content area
Students and families in a variety of school settings
Computers
Curriculum and instruction
Classroom environment

Desired experience for master teacher includes:

Work cooperatively with parents to establish a consensus of what should be expected of their child and encourage communication with parents through regular parent-teacher classroom meeting, parent conferences and home visits
Submits reports on time
Able to work with small groups and individual children while supervising the whole group
Able to prioritize what is important to do first in the classroom and what can be done later
Supervises students on a daily basis
Able to recognize one’s successes and failures and reasons for them

Master Teacher Examples

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Master Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of master teacher. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for master teacher
  • Responds to children, families and students with warmth, friendliness and
  • Submit reports on time
  • Promotes developmentally appropriate educational practices as identified by the NAEYC
  • Helps develop daily schedules to maintain required adult/child ratios in all classrooms at all times
  • Works with appropriate departments to recruit and train employees to provide service learning opportunities and to provide support to students in the Teacher Education program
  • Provides yearly professional development calendar
  • Maintains required adult/child classroom ratios and helps develop daily schedules
  • Covers for staff absences when necessary
  • Monitors quality assurance to meet licensing and accreditation requirements
  • Directs curriculum development for the classrooms
Qualifications for master teacher
  • Knowledge of Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ)
  • Knowledge of ITERS and ECERS
  • Ability to write clear and concise communications with well-developed verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic and disability backgrounds of staff, children, and families
  • Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the applicant
  • Two (2) years of teaching experience in an IB DP class (by the end of the 2017-2018 school year)
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Master Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of master teacher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for master teacher
  • Directs the professional development of teachers and assistants
  • Conducts tours and provides program information
  • Responds to queries about the program from potential clients, various connected organizations, potential staff, administration and others
  • Directs facility, inventory and equipment maintenance
  • Supervise Campus Spirit Groups and Directors
  • Teachers in this academy will be expected to collaboratively design and deliver professional learning to support academic enrichment district-wide which may include coaching peers to build their instructional capacity
  • Assigned clerical staff
  • Function as a member of the school leadership team
  • Orient teachers, communicate requirements, set and enforce deadlines, maintain regular office hours to support teachers and students
  • Take ownership for student’s academic progress and attendance, communicate high expectations and show an active interest in student’s achievement by supporting the homeroom teachers in their efforts, establish and maintain a positive rapport with families and teachers, conduct data driven conferences with teachers
Qualifications for master teacher
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for Physicsfor subject and level assigned
  • Master’s degree in education and/or 18 graduate hours in the subject of instruction preferred
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for Technologyfor subject and level assigned
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for Special Educationfor subject and level assigned
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for Englishfor subject and level assigned
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate with required endorsements for Computer Sciencefor subject and level assigned
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Master Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of master teacher. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for master teacher
  • Ensures all assigned new teachers are properly trained and adequately supported
  • Creates and leads monthly meetings to support their team of teachers and share best practices, serves as the contact person for any best practices or advice
  • Supports the Special Programs Manager with interviewing and hiring processes including updating candidate tracking, assisting with job fairs and other recruiting events
  • Supports teacher training efforts including presenting at professional development sessions, training new staff, and conducting informal observations
  • Monitors teacher performance metrics, regularly reporting performance data to the administrative team and providing training and mentoring to teachers as needed
  • Makes “win back” calls to help support retention
  • Tracks State Testing accommodations for identified students (504 and Special Education) in DRC, BAA, and College Board providing staff with documentation procedures and best practices
  • Performs administrative tasks such as serving as a District Representative, assisting with scheduling special education meetings, class and teacher schedules
  • Shares the responsibility of managing 504 documents and quarterly progress monitoring with the 504 Coordinator
  • Addresses the reading needs of special education students per the IEP with a goal to close achievement gaps in reading and comply with the nature of the IEP
Qualifications for master teacher
  • Valid Texas Certification in Computer Science
  • Evidence of success in achieving high levels of student performance on the AP Computer Science A exam or AP Computer Science Principles exam
  • Demonstrates high student passing rate of a 3,4, or 5 on the AP Computer Science exam or AP Computer Science Principles exam
  • Valid Texas Bilingual Education Certification
  • Will guide student through a self-paced individual on line learning program
  • Always available to students-assist core teachers-co teach and plan
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Master Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of master teacher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for master teacher
  • Conduct monthly data meetings using information from the Tracker, STAR testing, district/state tests, to help teachers effectively use data to drive instructional, progress monitor and make IEP decisions
  • Assist in the strengthening of WIVA and DCA’s transition program for special education students
  • Manages paperwork overflow when there is an increase of students due to a semester change, the absence of a teacher or other short-term circumstances that may affect caseload
  • Assists the Manager of Special Programs with professional development planning based on teacher feedback and performance
  • Reviews IEPs and evaluations for compliancy and sends feedback to teachers
  • Mentors new teachers and coaches teachers in need of improvement (as needed)
  • Reports to the office weekly to meet with Manager of Special Programs, Compliancy Coordinator and Related Services Manager, and other staff as necessary
  • Assists in team teaching efforts and other service delivery models by providing professional development, modeling, in order to improve programming
  • Attends meetings outside of our agency to share pertinent information with staff
  • Performs additional duties as a result of our May 2018 Focus Audit findings
Qualifications for master teacher
  • Success in achieving high levels of student performance on AP Spanish exams
  • Impact on student MAP scores in Reading
  • Evidence of success in achieving high levels of student performance on AP Spanish exams
  • Knowledge of music literacy
  • Bachelor’s Degree in ECE or a related field
  • Ability to obtain Program Director approval (for centers of over 100 children) from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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Master Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of master teacher. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for master teacher
  • Lead new teacher trainings, collect feedback from current teachers, and facilitate and lead professional development
  • Work with partners in and outside of Flatiron to provide professional learning opportunities to teachers
  • Facilitate and train teachers on our methods of peer observation
  • Provide constructive feedback to teachers
  • Report on the growth and development of our teachers
  • Teach as a lead or substitute as needed
  • Facilitate experiments and pilot improvements in teaching methodologies and styles
  • Provide guidance to academic leadership on educational program design changes
  • Collaborate with the Teacher Training Team, the Curriculum Team, and teachers and administrators across all of our campuses
  • Develop schedules and methods to accomplish assignments ensuring work is completed in a timely and efficient manner
Qualifications for master teacher
  • At least one year of experience as a supervisor or administrator in an Early Childhood Education program
  • Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrated experience working with underserved children and their families and families from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds
  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or closely related field
  • Experience developing and implementing early childhood education programs
  • Successful experience working in as a part of a multidisciplinary team to provide high quality, developmentally-appropriate care and education for young children

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