Job Title: Teacher, AP Government & AP Microeconomics; GT AP Government & GT AP Microeconomics; on-level government and on-level microeconomics      


Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

Reports to:  Principal                                                Pay Grade:  Teacher Payscale

Dept./School:  Grapevine High School                        Date Revised: January 2021


Primary Purpose:

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core 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 an accredited university

Advanced degree preferred

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

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

GT 30 hours plus annual 6-hour update required

Experience teaching AP US Government & AP Microeconomics preferred


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Understanding of the unique social and emotional needs of gifted students

Ability to cultivate positive relationships with gifted and high achieving students and their families

Ability to create a positive learning environment

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Willingness to collaborate with district and campus colleagues to develop differentiated learning experiences for all students



At least three years of teaching experience preferred


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional Strategies

Student Growth and Development

Classroom Management and Organization

Professional Growth and Development

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise assigned teacher aide(s). 


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom equipment.