Prepare materials and classroom for class activities.
Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations.
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to students.
Instruct students in the knowledge and skills required in a specific occupation or occupational field, using a systematic plan of lectures, discussions, audio-visual presentations, and laboratory, shop and field studies.
Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Assign and grade class work and homework.
Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
Prepare students for later grades by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
Guide and counsel students with adjustment or academic problems, or special academic interests.
Plan and supervise work-experience programs in businesses, industrial shops, and school laboratories.
Plan and supervise class projects, field trips, visits by guest speakers or other experiential activities, and guide students in learning from those activities.
Prepare objectives and outlines for courses of study, following curriculum guidelines or requirements of states and schools.
Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
Keep informed about trends in education and subject matter specialties.
Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.
Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
Select, order, store, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
Place students in jobs or make referrals to job placement services.
Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
Sponsor extracurricular activities such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests.
Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of secondary school programs.
Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
Perform administrative duties such as assisting in school libraries, hall and cafeteria monitoring, and bus loading and unloading.