Lumberton Independent School DistrictMiddle School - Theatre Teacher

Lumberton Independent School District

Middle School - Theatre Teacher (522)

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Job Details

TitleMiddle School - Theatre Teacher
Posting ID522

Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.



Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules

Ability to instruct and supervise student performers

Ability to manage student behavior on and off campus

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills



One year student teaching or approved internship

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

  1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
  2. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  1. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  2. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  3. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  4. Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

  1. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
  2. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  3. Be a positive role model for students; support mission of school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.
  5. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.


  1. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Program Management

  1. Manage and supervise UIL activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in   performance skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.
  2. Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students’ performance abilities initially and on a regular basis.
  3. Take all necessary precautions to protect student performers, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4.  Coordinate with transportation department for travel arrangements to out-of-district events.
  5. Ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
  6. Monitor and enforce student eligibility criteria for extracurricular participation.
  7. Accompany and supervise students during competitions both at-home and on out-of-district trips.
  8. Apply and enforce student discipline during all contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.


Professional Growth and Development

  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  3. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s).


Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:


Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment; theatre/stage equipment

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking

Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment

Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeTeacher Salary Schedule / Per Year
LocationMiddle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date02/15/2018