Teacher CTE Health Sciences

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

  • Antioch, TN
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago
Job Title:

Teacher, CTE – Health Sciences

FLSA/Exemption Code (if exempt):


Job Code & Family

Teachers - CTE

Revision Date:


Salary Plan & Pay Grade:

Certificated—Can bring in up to 10 years of relevant work experience

Revised By:

Donna Gilley

EEO Code:

507 – Other Classroom Teachers

Comp Reviewed By:

Sheila Armstrong

Grant Funded?


10-, 11- or 12-mo?



REPORTS TO: Principal of high school

DEPARTMENT NAME: Career and Technical Education (CTE)

JOB SUMMARY: To teach secondary level students in one or more Career and Technical Education (CTE) subjects. Incorporates current knowledge of industry practices and trends.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Employees may be assigned additional duties by management as required:

Job Responsibility 1:

Develops and presents specific lesson plans, using a variety of techniques, including lectures, projects, exhibits, field trips, audiovisual and library resources, computers, and the Internet. Prepares assignments and assessments for in-school preparation and homework. Monitors, assists, corrects, and grades student performances. Conducts standardized tests in accordance with district policies and state law.

Job Responsibility 2:

Maintains order in classroom, and, in conjunction with administrative staff, administers discipline when necessary to achieve proper behavior. May prescribe extra assignments or detention in cases of student misconduct.

Job Responsibility 3:

Shares, with other teachers and aides, responsibility for monitoring halls, study periods, and lunchroom. Counsels students when academic difficulties or behavioral problems arise.

Job Responsibility 4:

Keeps records of academic performance, attendance, and social acclimation. Reports on all aspects of student development for school records and parents; conducts parent-teacher conferences on both a regularly scheduled and as-needed basis.

Job Responsibility 5:

Consults with other professionals where there appears to be evidence of learning disabilities, drug or alcohol abuse, or problems of social adjustment. Coordinates decisions with parents concerning any specialized intervention that appears warranted.

Job Responsibility 6:

Works with guidance counselor in helping student to select course of study or college. Recommends promotion and/or placement of students in appropriate classroom situation for ensuing year.

Job Responsibility 7:

Performs related duties, such as sponsoring a student organization or activity.

Job Responsibility 8:

Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, professional training seminars, and workshops.


DATA RESPONSIBILITY: “Data Responsibility” refers to information, knowledge, and conceptions obtained by observation, investigation, interpretation, visualization, and mental creation. Data are intangible and include numbers, words, symbols, ideas, concepts, and oral verbalizations.

Coordinates or determines time, place, or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data and possibly executes determinations or reports on events.

PEOPLE RESPONSIBILITY: “People Responsibility” refers to individuals who have contact with or are influenced by the position.

Instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

ASSETS RESPONSIBILITY: “Assets Responsibility” refers to the responsibility for achieving economies or preventing loss within the organization.

Requires responsibility and opportunity for achieving considerable economies and/or preventing considerable losses through the management of a minor department, and/or handling of very large amounts of money.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: “Mathematics” deals with quantities, magnitudes, and forms and their relationships and attributes by the use of numbers and symbols.

Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percentages.

COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS: “Communications” involves the ability to read, write, and speak.

Reads journals and manuals; composes specialized reports and business letters using proper format and grammar; speaks to groups of coworkers and people outside the organization.

COMPLEXITY OF WORK: “Complexity of Work” addresses the analysis, initiative, ingenuity, creativity, and concentration required by the position and the presence of any unusual pressures.

Performs work involving the application of logical principles and thinking to solve practical problems within or applying to a unit or division of the organization; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressure.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: “Impact of Decisions” refers to consequences such as damage to property, loss of data or property, exposure of the organization to legal liability, or injury or death to individuals.

Makes decisions with serious impact - affects most units in organization, and may affect citizens.

EQUIPMENT USAGE: “Equipment Usage” refers to inanimate objects such as substances, materials, machines, tools, equipment, work aids, or products. A thing is tangible and has shape, form, and other physical characteristics.

Establishes methods and procedures for acquiring and handling machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving extensive latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items.

SAFETY OF OTHERS: “Safety of Others” refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public.

Requires no responsibility for the safety and health of others.


EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: “Education Requirements” refers to job specific training and education required for entry into the position.

Minimum Associate’s Degree in Allied Health Area

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: “Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations” refers to professional, state, or federal licenses, certifications, or registrations required to enter the position.

Must hold a current allied health certification (example register nursing, dietician, physical therapist). Must maintain certification in CPR (provider and instructor).

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: “Experience Requirements” refers to the amount of work experience that is required for entry into the position that would result in reasonable expectation that the person can perform the tasks required by the position.

Minimum of one years’ experience performing allied health-licensed clinical work.

More specific degree, certification, and experience requirements will be included in the position announcement as vacancies occur.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: “Physical Demands” refers to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis, and some dexterity in operating machines or office equipment.

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS: “Unavoidable Hazards” refers to unusual conditions in the work environment that may cause illness or injury.

The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.

SENSORY (ADA) REQUIREMENTS: “Sensory Requirements” refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell necessary to perform the tasks required by the position efficiently.

The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking.


Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires MNPS to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.


Endorsement Name and Code

Health Science 720

Previous Endorsements


Minimum Education


Associate’s degree or above leading to a Tennessee Board of Health issued license in one of the following areas or occupations. (Internships and Fellowships are not eligible)

Example Qualifying Areas/Occupations

registered nurse, physician, chiropractor, dentist, dental hygienist, medical laboratory technician, paramedic, athletic trainer, occupational therapist, physical therapist, respiratory therapist, radiology technician, diagnostic medical sonographer, nuclear medicine technologist, audiologist, veterinarian, physical therapy assistant, occupational therapy assistant, physician’s assistant, speech therapist, optometrist, pharmacist, dietician, podiatrist, clinical perfusionist

Occupational Work Experience

One year full time or part time work experience out of the past five

Industry Certification

Tennessee Board of Health issued license

Pathway Options
  • All applicants must provide verification of one year full time or part time work experience out of the past five and industry certification regardless of postsecondary degree level

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