High School Science

Compass Public Charter School Southwest / Boise Science: Biology Secondary Full Time Posted 2M ago

About this job

Compass is seeking a full time high school science teacher to teach dual credit environmental science and advanced biology.Compass Public Charter School provides a unique opportunity to work in a K-12 aligned school requiring strong collaboration skills and a willingness to contribute to the positive school culture. Our curriculum is challenging and mastery based, our students are enthusiastic, and our colleagues are dedicated and flexible. Compass Public Charter School recognizes each child as an individual who, by virtue of his/her humanity, is in community with all the other children in the school, regardless of age, sex, race or religion. By teaching moral and ethical standards which align with traditional American values, the goals of our founding fathers, and the United States Constitution, the school prepares its students to accept the privileges and responsibilities of American citizenship. Every child is capable of achieving his/her potential to the fullest extent when afforded respect, fairness, kindness, discipline and appropriate instruction. Just as this core value specifies a student's potential for success, educators at Compass have unlimited potential to get out of the work exactly what they put in. Our school is a public charter school located in Meridian, Idaho. Founded by a group of dedicated parents, Compass opened its doors in August 2005. Like most charter schools in our community, Compass was established to add a strong public school choice for families in our area. We now serve over 1,200 students in grades K-12.Compass Public Charter School's Mission is to provide a safe and challenging learning community that prepares students for lifelong excellence through exceptional academics, character development, and the ability to define and defend a personal worldview. Mission statements, philosophies, and visions are intended to recruit, retain, and unite people in the pursuit of a common purpose and provide the foundation for the expectations of work customs, conditions and capabilities. Without them, people may act through a sense of compliance, not a sense of commitment. Commitment mobilizes people's energies and focuses organizational attention.

Education required

Masters Degree in biology or 5 yrs. experience teaching high school biology.

Experience required

5 years experience teaching high school biology or a Masters Degree in biology.

Skills required

Please read the candidate profile found on the employment page of our school's website.


Compass follows the State Career Ladder for salaries, participates in the State retirement system (PERSI), and provides medical benefits to employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Compass Public Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.