Website M19supt Mascoutah CUSD 19

Job Title: Business Education Teacher

Reports To:  Building Principal

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Work Days:  183

Start Date: August 2023


Under the general supervision of the School Principal, maximize the learning experience of students, in academics, interpersonal skills and activities of daily living by implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities, outcomes; addressing students’ specific needs; providing a safe and optimal learning environment.


– Engages every student every day in quality learning opportunities.

-Develops and administers business education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.

– Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning.

– Develops lesson plans and instructional materials into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.

– Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.

– Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.

– Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.

– Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

– Ensures that student conduct conforms with the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.

– Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.

– Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

– Encourages students to become responsible, contributing members of the community promoting the ideals of democracy.


Additional Duties

–  Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note:  The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.



-Illinois Professional Educator License with a High School Business Education endorsement.

-Business experiences qualifying for a Short Term Approval if needed to meet the license.


-Bachelors from an accredited college or university in business education.

-Masters Degree in the related area preferred.


-Successful computer science experience is preferred.



– Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.

– Knowledge of the identified language, in terms of grammar, word usage, word denotations and connotations, and literature.

– Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.

– Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

– Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed.

– Ability to organize and coordinate work.

– Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

– Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

– Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.