Job Title: Teacher, Graduation Enhancement Resource

Reports to:Site Administrator
Job Group:Instructional


Job Code:3903
Salary Schedule:INST


Responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where at-risk students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and psychological growth and for organizing and implementing an instructional program that results in students achieving academic success in accordance with District policies and state laws.


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Monitor, assist, supervise, and support students in the classroom and on campus throughout the school day, before school, and after school as directed.
  2. Maintain a student-centered learning environment that is safe, organized, equitable, flexible, inclusive, and collaborative and accommodates the differing needs of students.
  3. Foster a culture of high expectations for all students by promoting the importance of education and each student's capacity for academic and social emotional achievements.
  4. Collaborate with school and District staff to design, prepare, and implement varied educational materials, lesson plans, media, and technology based on standards and that enable all students to participate in high-quality communication interactions and achieve their educational goals in alignment with state-adopted standards; ensure the social emotional needs of students are met, which includes utilizing adaptive materials and equipment as needed.
  5. Utilize a comprehensive knowledge of the subject taught to deliver engaging and challenging lessons and to enrich students’ understanding through content area literacy strategies, verbalization of thought, and application of the subject matter.
  6. Differentiate instruction based on an assessment of student learning needs and recognition of individual differences in students by identifying gaps in students’ subject matter knowledge and applying varied instructional strategies and resources to provide comprehensible instruction and teach for student understanding.
  7. Implement student 504s and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) as necessary under the guidance of the applicable school and District staff; ensure all students’ needs are being met appropriately.
  8. Design, prepare and implement curriculum for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in collaboration with District staff.
  9. Demonstrate a breadth of subject matter knowledge using the current references, materials, and technologies of the subject field, and provide instruction, follow-up, and review of material in a comprehensible manner that enables students to approach and interrelate topics from a variety of perspectives, interests, and points of view.
  10. Monitor student behavior using positive behavior supports and/or individual behavior plans, maintain discipline in accordance with required disciplinary policies and procedures, and enforce rules, regulations, the student code of conduct, and District policies to foster safety and security of students, faculty, staff, and other members of the school community.
  11. Assign, grade, and evaluate student work, administer appropriate assessments, evaluate student comprehension and progress on a regular basis, and provide appropriate feedback to students, staff, and parents/guardians as an ongoing evaluation process.
  12. Design and utilize a variety of formative and summative assessments that match learning objectives and lead to mastery while ensuring that all assessments align with established standards and requirements in areas of academic, communication and behavior as needed.
  13. Record, prepare, and maintain reports and data regarding behavior and/or behavior plans and health status, and other required reports; ensure confidentiality is maintained, as required by federal, state, and District policies.
  14. Maintain open lines of communication with students and parent(s)/guardian(s) regarding student progress to ensure that students are meeting their goals; attend parent/guardian and teacher conferences as required to support student learning and continuous improvement; share information or provide training as needed.
  15. Refer students to the appropriate personnel when evaluation or follow-up services as required; provide information to students and parents/guardians as requested.
  16. Administer District, local, state, and federal testing for students and ensure all rules and regulations are upheld and that testing conditions are modified as appropriate to accommodate learning needs; notify appropriate personnel when this does not occur.
  17. Participate in professional learning communities (PLCs) and utilize a variety of data to evaluate learning outcomes, adjust planning, and continuously improve the effectiveness of lessons and the academic program based on students’ needs.
  18. Follow District policies and procedures concerning education, health, safety, equipment, personal information, and the wellbeing of students.
  19. Maintain compliance with School Board policy at all times.
  20. Maintain required certifications, participate in professional development workshops and in-service training sessions as required, attend required meetings, and keep abreast of current educational trends, laws, regulations, and statutes.
  21. Maintain the requirements of professional responsibility and ethical conduct by fulfilling expected obligations to students, the public, and the education profession while adhering to all rules and requirements.
  22. Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, materials, equipment, and facilities.
  23. Provide support in developing/maintaining students’ daily living needs and medical needs.
  24. Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by federal and state policy, District policy, and school policy.
  25. Assist students with setting short-term and long-term learning objectives to meet deadlines for completing assignments.
  26. Implement instructional activities that contribute to a positive environment where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  27. Orient students to instructional programs, including online credit recovery programs, virtual courses, and other software programs.
  28. Provide instructional support, coaching, and interventions to assist students in the completion of online and classroom curriculum.
  29. Assist administration and student services team with student placement activities consistent with the concepts of continuous academic progress and continuity of caring.
  30. Deliver comprehensive instructional program through a team approach in a holistic, integrated style to meet the needs of off-track students.
  31. Implement effective instructional learning activities that contribute to a positive environment where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  32. Provide instructional academic interventions with emphasis on differentiated instruction to assist students in the completion of assignments.
  33. Assist students and parents/guardians with technical support requests relating to online course interface and student information system.
  34. Perform other duties as assigned.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Knowledge of standards-based curriculum and instructional programs and best practices for middle and high school levels
  • Ability to use effective strategies in differentiating instruction
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to organize, prioritize, and manage work assignments in an efficient manner and within established timeframes
  • Operating knowledge of computer programs, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and web-based technologies and platforms
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively engage in the problem-solving process


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • OR
  • Approval by or participation in a state-approved certification pathway program


  • Valid Florida’s Educator’s Certificate in a core content area (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) in the grade level of the teaching assignment.


  • Two years’ experience working with students who have been identified as off-track
  • Two years’ experience in successfully integrating technology into classroom instruction




Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as light work.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Condition to Earn

Candidates for GEPRT positions who do not have the required qualifications will have the opportunity to agree to and sign a Condition to Earn with the following requirements:

o Obtain certification in a content area in the grade level of the teaching assignment within the school year in which they are hired.

Failure to complete this requirement will result in non-reappointment of the employee the following school year. Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Teacher, Graduation Enhancement Resource;   EST: September 1, 2009;   REV: May 7, 2024;   Board Approved: May 7, 2024

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