Fort Smith Public Schools is seeking a social studies teacher/assistant football coach.This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.Applicant must currently hold an Arkansas Teachers Certification and be certified in social studies.fortsmithschools.tedk12.comFort Smith Public Schools - Secondary Social Studies Teacher and Asst Football Coach*Out of state applicants please provide ADE's verfication of provisional licensure eligibility* Position Description POSITION TITLE: Secondary Social Studies Teacher and Asst Football Coach FLSA: Exempt QUALIFICATIONS: Must meet AR licensure requirements REPORTS TO: Principal & Athletic Director TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: A full contract for this position is 210 days, with benefits as specified in employee contract. Contract will be prorated based on actual start date. BEGINNING: January, 2022 LOCATION: Southside High School **An Experience Stipend will be issued for NEW HIRES with three or more years of verified teaching experience. If hired before October 1st of the current school year, the stipend will be $2,000 and will be issued one time after the first full year is complete. If hired after October 15th, but before February 16th, of the current school year, the stipend will be $1,000 and will be issued one time after the first full semester is complete.** ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Additional Assignment as Asst Football Coach. Teaches courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, Tribal government, political science, or humanities to secondary pupils, utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities Develops a balanced social studies program involving factual background material, material on current events, discussion time, and other appropriate activities designed to encourage pupils to develop skills and attitudes, draw conclusions, achieve improved interpersonal relationships, and make value judgments based on scientific methods of inquiry. Evaluates each pupil’s growth in knowledge, skills, and scientific attitudes in course being taught. Develops knowledge of the purpose, structure, and operation of the American governmental and economic system, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Motivate each pupil to understand and exercise his/her rights, privileges, and responsibilities as a citizen, to develop understanding of the geographical, historical, cultural, and political factors which influence the development of the world regions. Encourages pupils to develop sound opinions based on study of facts concerning operation of political and economic systems. Instructs pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district, and/or in self-selected professional growth activities. Participates cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to develop the method by which he/she will be evaluated in conformance with district guidelines. Communicates with parents and school counselors on pupil progress. Identifies pupil needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems. Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned work day. Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs. Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities. Performs other duties as many, from time to time be assigned by the supervisor OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Maintain emotional control under stress. Must have the ability to lift at least 40 pounds occasionally. Ability to endure prolonged standing, walking, sitting, occasional reaching above the head or the shoulders, bending, squatting, and kneeling. See Certified Staff Salary Schedule For our salary schedule, click this link to visit our district website. https://www.fortsmithschools.org/cms/lib/AR02203514/Centricity/Domain/134/2021-2022%20Salary%20Schedules.pdf If seeing this posting on a job site, please apply here https://fortsmithschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx https://fortsmithschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx if interested.