Class Code:  9280-14                                       Date Established:  07-01-50           


Occupational Code:  7-3-1                               Date of Last Revision:  12-28-01


BASIC PURPOSE:  To teach and motivate students according to an established curriculum.




        Plans and outlines class work adapting classroom activities, teaching methods and academic materials to meet the needs of a designated academic program.


        Maintains proper school records for each student.


        Conducts extra-curricular activities such as school plays, parties and programs for special activities.


        Prepares materials for use in classroom activities.


        Provides individualized instruction as needed.


        Provides input for curriculum development program strategies and short and long-term program goals.





Skill:  Requires minimal skill in performing a series of routine procedures OR in operating equipment according to standardized instructions.


Knowledge:  Requires logical or scientific understanding to analyze problems of a specialized or professional nature in a particular field.


Impact:  Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies.  Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.


Supervision:  Requires partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.


Working Conditions:  Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.


Physical Demands:  Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.


Communication:  Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action.  This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.




Complexity:  Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems.  This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.


Independent Action:  Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.




Education:  Bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in education.


Experience:  No experience required.


License/Certification:  Possession of a permanent or provisional certification of eligibility to teach issued by the New Hampshire State Department of Education.


RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS:  Knowledge of the modern methods, principles, techniques and procedures of teaching.  Knowledge of curriculum and classroom material development and application.  Ability to skillfully apply modern teaching methods and principles.  Ability to maintain an interest in the positive improvement and development of students.  Ability to maintain discipline.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, agency personnel and the public.  Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.


DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:  This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.


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