MTEA Job Descriptions

President $15,000

1. conducts Exec meetings;
2. presides over rep council meetings;
3. conducts round table meetings with the superintendent;
4. direct contact with all Executive Committee members;
5. weekly contact with NJEA Uniserve Rep;
6. public speaking on behalf of membership;
7. responds to telephone, mail, and email messages from membership, administration, the Board, and the public;
8. calls emergency meetings as needed;
9. leads Exec in developing sustainable systems less dependent on individuals;
10. helps train new members of Exec;
11. supports all members of Exec, Rep Council, and special committee chairs;
12. chair standing and special committees as appropriate and/or needed;
13. keeps first VP advised;
14. be directly available by email and phone to all Exec members;
15. builds relationships with SCEA and NJEA leaders;
16. stays current with county, state, and national issues affecting membership;
17. attends all regular and most special Board meetings;
18. co-signs all MTEA checks;
19. is an advocate for membership rights;
20. serves on Negotiations in the role of co-chair;
21. Represents MTEA to the community;
22. Develops MTEA calendar including relevant dates from SCEA, NJEA and NEA.

Vice President, High School $4,300

1. directs Head Building Representative(s) with Association Representative system in building;
2. attends Exec meetings;
3. attends Rep Council meetings and help lead two or three;
4. attends Round Table meetings and creates agenda with input from VPs;
5. assists with BOE meetings;
6. attends all MTEA job actions;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. keeps in contact with building Evaluation and Grievance committee members;
9. keeps president advised of building issues;
10. meets regularly with principal and convey equality of rank;
11.represents members in private meetings;
12. obtains e-copy of master schedule & forward to Grievance chair and President, and check schedules for irregularities;
13. presents list of next year’s building reps at June Exec meeting;
14. attends leadership training at state and county levels;
15. other duties as assigned by president;
16. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Vice President, Orchard Hill $4,300

1. directs Head Building Representative(s) with Association Representative system in building;
2. attends Exec meetings;
3. attends Rep Council meetings and help lead two or three;
4. attends Round Table meetings;
5. assists with BOE meetings;
6. attends all MTEA job actions;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. keeps in contact with building Evaluation and Grievance committee members;
9. keeps president advised of building issues;
10. meets regularly with principal and convey equality of rank;
11. represents members in private meetings;
12. obtains e-copy of master schedule & forward to Grievance chair and President, and check schedules for
irregularities;
13. presents list of next year’s building reps at June Exec meeting;
14. attends leadership training at state and county levels;
15. other duties as assigned by president;
16. organizes collection of money for retirees.

*First VP additional $1,000

1. prepared to take over the duties of the president and the presidency if needed
2. establish good relationships with building members and SCEA leaders (through service on SCEA Exec, Rep Council, and/or Legislative Action Team);
3. keeps in close contact with President;
4. well versed in CBA and constitution.

Vice President, Upper Middle $4,300

1. directs Head Building Representative(s) with Association Representative system in building;
2. attends Exec meetings;
3. attends Rep Council meetings and help lead two or three;
4. attends Round Table meetings;
5. assists with BOE meetings;
6. attends all MTEA job actions;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. keeps in contact with building Evaluation and Grievance committee members;
9. keeps president advised of building issues;
10. meets regularly with principal and convey equality of rank;
11. represents members in private meetings;
12. obtains e-copy of master schedule & forward to Grievance chair and President, and check
schedules for irregularities;
13. presents list of next year’s building reps at June Exec meeting;
14. attends leadership training at state and county levels;
15. other duties as assigned by president;
16. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Vice President, Lower Middle $4,300

1. directs Head Building Representative(s) with Association Representative system in building;
2. attends Exec meetings;
3. attends Rep Council meetings and help lead two or three;
4. attends Round Table meetings;
5. assists with BOE meetings;
6. attends all MTEA job actions;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. keeps in contact with building Evaluation and Grievance committee members;
9. keeps president advised of building issues;
10. meets regularly with principal and convey equality of rank;
11. represents members in private meetings;
12. obtains e-copy of master schedule & forward to Grievance chair and President, and check schedules for irregularities;
13. presents list of next year’s building reps at June Exec meeting;
14. attends leadership training at state and county levels;
15. other duties as assigned by president;
16. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Vice President, Village $4,300

1. directs Head Building Representative(s) with Association Representative system in building;
2. attends Exec meetings;
3. attends Rep Council meetings and help lead two or three;
4. attends Round Table meetings;
5. assists with BOE meetings;
6. attends all MTEA job actions;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. keeps in contact with building Evaluation and Grievance committee members;
9. keeps president advised of building issues;
10. meets regularly with principal and convey equality of rank;
11. represents members in private meetings;
12. obtains e-copy of master schedule & forward to Grievance chair and President, and check schedules for irregularities;
13. presents list of next year’s building reps at June Exec meeting;
14. attends leadership training at state and county levels;
15. other duties as assigned by president;
16. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Secretary $4,000

1. attends Exec meetings;
2. prepares agendas for all Exec meetings, keeps minutes of meetings, distributes minutes;
3. prepares agendas for all Rep Council meetings, keeps minutes of meetings, distributes minutes;
4. attends Superintendent Round Table meetings and keeps minutes;
5. prepares e-mail agenda/notes for building/group rep meetings;
6. maintains organized and accurate records;
7. knows parliamentary procedures;
8. advises President and prepares special reports on an as needed basis;
9. organizes registration for members to attend NJEA sponsored workshops;
10. well versed in CBA and constitution.

Treasurer $4,800

1. writes checks to pay MTEA bills and reimburses members for authorized expenditures;
2. keeps accurate and detailed financial records;
3. completes necessary paperwork for payroll, insurance, and insurance audit;
4. prepares records for submission to auditor;
5. keeps President advised of changes in financial standing;
6. serves on Budget Committee;
7. sends monthly statement to Budget Chair;
8. attends Exec meetings and Rep Council and presents monthly report.

Cert Member-at-Large $1,000 (2)

1. serves on PRIDE/PR Committee;
2. organizes and attends at least 2 PRIDE events;
3. represents interests of members;
4. attends a least 2 MTEA social events;
5. serves on Action Committee and attends all MTEA job actions;
6. serves on Bargaining Council;
7. attends or organizes Meet the Candidates Night;
8. attends Exec meetings and provides a report whenever necessary;
9. attends at least 2 BOE meetings;
10. well versed in CBA;
11. coordinates member attendance at BOE meetings for the year (Goal: 2 MTEA members at each meeting in additional to president)

ESP Member-at-Large (G/M/C) $1,000

1. makes certain that all members of unit receive MTEA communications and know how they fit into building rep structure;
2. represents interests of members;
3. serves on Action Committee and attends all MTEA job actions;
4. serves on Bargaining Council;
5. attends Exec meetings and provides a report whenever necessary;
6. attends at least 2 BOE meetings;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. well versed in CBA;
9. must report any new member to membership chair within one week of hire;

ESP Member-at-Large (Sec/Book/Clerk) $1,000

1. makes certain all members of unit receive MTEA communications and know how they fit into building rep structure;
2. represents interests of members;
3. serves on Action Committee and attends all MTEA job actions;
4. serves on Bargaining Council;
5. attends Exec meetings and provides a report whenever necessary;
6. attends at least 2 BOE meetings;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. well versed in CBA;
9. must report any new member to membership chair within one week of hire;

ESP Member-at-Large (Para, R.N., Tech. Aide) $1,000

1. makes certain all members of unit receive MTEA communications and know how they fit into building rep structure;
2. represents interests of members;
3. serves on Action Committee and attends all MTEA job actions;
4. serves on Bargaining Council;
5. attends Exec meetings and provides a report whenever necessary;
6. attends at least 2 BOE meetings;
7. maintains a current home email list;
8. well versed in CBA;
9. must report any new member to membership chair within one week of hire;

Legislative Chair $1,000

1. plans and executes political actions or events;
2. serves on SCEA Legislative Action Committee;
3. recruits committee;
4. keeps membership informed of pending legislation affecting Membership;
5. encourages participation in school elections and relevant general elections;
6. encourages participation in NJPAC;
7. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
8. serves on Action Committee and attends all MTEA job actions;
9. submits end of year report.

Action Chair $ 1,000

1. direct contact with negotiation chairs, Bargaining Council, president;
2. plans and executes actions or events related to negotiations;
3. recruits committee for communication to membership about events/actions;
4. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
5. attends all MTEA job actions;
6. submits end of year report

Budget Chair $1,200

1. works with president to develop draft of budget for June Exec;
2. seeks input on suggested revisions from prior year’s budget;
3. prior to September Exec, meets with Budget Committee consisting minimally of president, membership chair, pride chair, and treasurer to revise budget draft;
4. presents proposed budget to Exec and revise as necessary;
5. presents proposed budget to Rep council;
6. reviews monthly treasurer’s report;
7. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report.

Evaluations Chair $3,000

1. responsible for overseeing five buildings;
2. trains and leads committee;
3. represents members in jeopardy;
4. attends DEAC meetings and provides input;
5. provides guidance and support to members in jeopardy;
6. direct contact with Assistant Superintendent;
7. keeps president advised;
8. conveys equality of rank when interacting with Administration;
9. provides training for committee;
10. facilitates 2 committee member meetings by Oct. 15 and June 15;
11. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
12. submits end of year report in conjunction with PD Chair.

Professional Development Chair $3,000

1. responsible for overseeing five buildings;
2. leads committee of ScIP members;
3. keeps apprised of PD and Mentoring issues;
4. direct contact with Assistant Superintendent;
5. attends DEAC meetings and provides input;
6. communicates district, county, and outside PD offerings to staff;
7. keeps president advised;
8. conveys equality of rank when interacting with Administration;
9. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
10. facilitates 2 committee member meetings by Oct. 15 and June 15;
11. submits end of year report in conjunction with Evaluations Chair.

Evaluation Committee Members $700 (2 per building; 10)

1. attends annual committee formation meeting or arrange to meet with chair;
2. holds annual meetings in fall for non-tenured teachers;
3. encourages non-tenured and tenured staff to share all evaluations and responses;
4. provides support and suggestions in building evaluations meetings;
5. conducts private meetings with staff as needed;
6. assists staff with writing responses;
7. one member per building will serve on ScIP(see description) and the other member will serve on DEAC;
8. receives training from Chair.

Grievance Chair $4,000

1. must have excellent knowledge of the collective bargaining agreement, a firm grasp of Board Policies, and familiarity with labor law;
2. provides training for committee members;
3. abides by timelines throughout the grievance process;
4. serves on SCEA Grievance Committee or names designee;
5. oversees all district grievances;
6. direct contact with Administration, MTEA president;
7. conveys equality of rank when interacting with Administration;
8. facilitate 2 committee member meetings by Oct. 15 and Mar. 15.;
9. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
10. submits end of year report.

Grievance Committee Members $600 (6) and (1) G/M/C at $1,000

1. attends committee training meetings or arranges to meet with chair;
2. receives training from Chair;
3. is alert for staff having difficulties;
4. conducts private meetings with staff as needed.

Membership Chair $2,000

1. keeps accurate records of members on MARS on the Web;
2. provides Budget Chair with accurate membership count by unit;
3. keeps Vice Presidents informed of any non-members in their building;
4. checks dues deductions reports sent by payroll;
5. monitors personnel section of board minutes for members coming and going;
6. nominates honorary members;
7. attends all MTEA job actions;
8. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
9. submits end of year report.

Negotiations Chair $4,000 on/$1000 off

1. attend SCEA Negotiations Roundtables and NJEA leadership training;
2. monitors NJBOE Online Negotiator;
3. works with the President, assembles Negotiations Team;
4. trains Negotiations Team & assign job responsibilities;
5. develops membership survey;
6. leads negotiation of Collective Bargaining Agreement;
7. negotiates sidebar agreements;
8. monitors status of negotiations in off years;
9. assembles Bargaining Council & develops agendas;
10. works with Action Chair as needed and attends all MTEA job actions;
11. presents at ratification meeting;
12. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report.

Negotiations Team Members $2,200 (Data Specialist & Secretary), Other Committee Members (3) $1,650)

1. attends MTEA, SCEA, and NJEA training;
2. commits to team building and consensus;
3. commits to attending all negotiations committee meetings and bargaining sessions;
4. assists with research of comparable agreements;
5. represents all MTEA members;
6. attends all MTEA job actions.

Social $2,000

1. organizes several staff events (breakfast, holiday social, fall events, etc.);
2. creates advertisements;
3. organizes and runs the Recognition Dinner;
4. organizes Exec Sunshine Club;
5. creates and maintains spreadsheet of expenses;
6. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
7. attends all MTEA job actions;
8. submits end of year report.

Philanthropic $2,000 ($1,500 if no MFTH)

1. produces Music from the Heart (see separate attachment);
2. conducts a scholarship review session (see separate attachment);
3. creates fundraising opportunities to support philanthropic account;
4. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
5. attends all MTEA job actions;
6. serves on Pride/PR committee;
7. submits end of year report.

PRIDE/Public Relations $2,000

1. promotes the MTEA through community service events;
2. organizes Read Across America;
3. organizes back to school nights at each school;
4. organizes community book clubs;
5. organizes teacher for a day program;
6. writes press releases and submits to news organizations;
7. submits Pride request for next year to President in June;
8. attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
9. attends all MTEA job actions;
10. submits end of year report.

Election Chair $500

1. produces voting forms;
2. co-ordinates voting procedures for all internal elections including Delegate Assembly candidates, Exec board positions, and ratification vote on new contract;
3. submits election plan to exec at least 60 days before the election.

Benefits Chair $3,000

1. Keep apprised of State and Federal FMLA procedures, Chapter 78 and district calculations for health benefits;
2. Provide training for committee members;
3. Facilitate 2 committee member meetings annually, one by Oct. 15 and one by May 15;
4. Serve as liaison to Negotiations Team and/or when Board proposes a change of carriers or coverage;
5. Direct contact with Administration, MTEA President;
6. Conveys equality of rank when interacting with Administration;
7. Attends Exec meetings and presents monthly report;
8. Submits end of year report.

Philanthropic Treasurer $300

1. responsible for depositing money from philanthropic events;
2. manages philanthropic accounts;
3. writes checks from philanthropic account for reimbursements and scholarships.

Pride Treasurer $300

1. works directly with Pride Chair;
2. must have Pride forms on hand (get them from the Pride Chair);
3. all Pride receipts go directly to the treasurer;
4. confirms all reimbursable pride projects (no Walmart or Sam’s Club);
5. checks for duplicate receipts;
6. verifies paper work so that the Pride form has been completed under the right program;
7. adds receipts and compare with what is written on the Pride form;
8. pays all recipients;
9. signs, dates and writes check number at the bottom of the Pride form and send the form to the Pride Chair;
10. keeps track of expenditures so that they don’t exceed the allotted amount for the Pride Project.

SCEA Liaison $300

1. attends SCEA Rep Council;
2. recruits SCEA reps ($30 per meeting);
3. presents reports to Exec.

ScIP (School Improvement Panel) $300 (1 per building; 5)

1. communicates monthly with building administration (Principal, VP);
2. pass along pertinent information to the DEAC representative from the building;
3. works to ensure that teachers that have been given an “Corrective Action Plan” are receiving Professional Development;
4. analyzes aggregate Evaluation Data and helps to plan data-driven building PD;
5. communicates regularly with the MTEA PD Chair;
6. is viewed as their building’s “Resident Expert” on Professional Development and Mentoring.

Sick Bank Chair $500

1. meets with MTEA members to inform them on Sick Bank policies and procedures;
2. provides an FAQ write-up for new members in the beginning of the school year;
3. maintain documents for each case presented to the Sick Bank;
4. conference with Director of Human Resources on each case initiated by MTEA members;
5. advocate for members’ rights to access Sick Bank days;
6. meet with extended Sick Bank Committee – made up of Board members and MTEA representatives – to review and decide on cases;
7. maintain positive working relationship with Board and Director of Human Resources;
8. correspond with HR, MTEA and Board regarding cases;
9. write an annual report for the MTEA recapping Sick Bank usage, additions and balance of Sick Bank days.

Soda Machine Chair $1,500

1. buys “on sale” soda and stores at home or in the MTEA office;
2. submits receipts for reimbursement and deposits slips to treasurer;
3. keeps all five soda machines stocked;
4. tracks income from each machine;
5. deposits money in bank;
6. makes minor repairs to machines and calls repairman as necessary.

Website Chair $1,400

1. performs technical and creative functions in the management of a user-friendly, visually appealing and informative site;
2. assures the content of all web based communications are in accord with the goals, policies, and philosophies of the Association, on a local, county, state, and national level, consulting with appropriate leadership as necessary;
3. refreshes site content to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information & images, to provide members with a rich online experience;
4. updates web based calendar of activities, using the information and assistance provided from committee chairs, as well as information from the County, State, & National levels;
5. provides and/or arranges training to necessary members on the maintenance of web pages;
6. acts as a liaison with NJEA Sites (hosting company) and the general public;

Head Building Representative $700 (5 - 1 per building)

1. works with VP to set up effective rep system in building:
2. holds rep organizational meeting in September;
3. assists VP with Back to School Night PRIDE tables;
4. establishes schedule of regular before or after school, lunch time, department, team, or grade level rep meetings;
5. presents list of next year’s reps at May Rep Council meeting;
6. organizes collection of retiree gift money in May;
7. recruits new members and rep fee payers;
8. responsible for election ballots;
9. circulates special MTEA communications;
10. attends all Rep Council meetings;
11. attends all MTEA job actions;
12. serves on Action Committee;
13. helps membership chair with getting new members to sign up;
14. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Head Building Representative, Board Office $700

1. attends all Rep Council meetings;
2. establishes schedule of regular monthly 10-minute meetings, before or after school, lunch time;
3. recruits new members and rep fee payers;
4. responsible for election ballots;
5. circulates special MTEA communications to Grounds and Maintenance and Secretaries;
6. maintains updated home email list for communication;
7. attends all MTEA job actions;
8. serves on Action Committee;
9. helps membership chair with getting new members to sign up;
10. organizes collection of money for retirees.

Benefits Committee Members (5 - one per bldg. HS rep serves Board Office staff) $800

1) Assist members regarding Health Benefits and FMLA;
2) Attend 2 committee meetings per year with Chair and committee members;
3) Attend FMLA training in district or at SCEA training;
4) Facilitate one informational meeting per year for your building;
5) Monthly reports to Committee Chair regarding benefits issues in your building;
6) Maintain confidentiality regarding members’ information.