Middle School Teacher Job Description

Middle School Teachers Middle school teachers educate students, typically in sixth through eighth grades.

Middle School Teacher Job Description Template

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  • Maintain classroom discipline;
  • Implement rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments;
  • Maintain attendance, grade and other required records;
  • Additional duties as assigned;
  • Engage families in their children’s education by building relationships and maintaining regular communication;
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction;
  • Demonstrate genuine interest, belief, and care for students’ personal and academicsuccess;
  • Drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students;
  • Teach inquiry techniques that encourage experimentation and alternative approaches to problem-solving;
  • Assess the skill level of students and aligns classroom goals and activities to established state and local standards;
  • Respond positively and effectively to challenges with a solutions-oriented resiliency;
  • Collaborate in grade level teams to discuss student work and share best practices;
  • Provide instruction in respective subject area;
  • Create a classroom environment in which students have access to subject-relatedmaterials that address their needs and interests.


  • Experience teaching students with learning differences is a plus;
  • Flexible attitude, ability to work with urgency;
  • Experience with using educational technologies;
  • A comfort and excitement about working with children from diverse backgrounds;
  • A high level of interest in collaboration;
  • Commitment to Russell Byers mission and belief that all students can learn;
  • Demonstrated professionalism and responsibility, and a strong work ethic;
  • Must hold or be willing to work towards a valid teacher license in the subject and/or grade level for the state in which you are applying;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Experience teaching middle school-level math is a plus;
  • BA or MA in Education, or BA or MA in other field plus a teaching credential;
  • Must be highly personable, and have a welcoming presence;
  • The ability to establish cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and parents;
  • 2 or more years’ experience teaching middle school grades (6th, 7th, 8th) preferred;
  • Value strong relationships with each student and staff member.