Emmett School District •Southwest / Boise •Science: General •Secondary •Full Time •Posted 21H ago
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Secondary Science Teacher
2022/23 School Year
Position Purpose Under the general supervision of the School Principal, to develop students' skills and competence in one or more fields of science, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, and physics; develops students skills and abilities in scientific methods and problem-solving, as well as an understanding of the application of science in the solution of practical problems. Essential Functions Teaches knowledge and skills in one or more fields of science, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, and physics, in accordance with the district curriculum. Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas. Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for the subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction. Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science to everyday existence, including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities. Instructs students in the proper use and care of scientific equipment, chemicals, and plant and animal life. Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, professional meetings, or conducting research. Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Ensures that student conduct conforms to 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. 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.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Knowledge of a wide range of science subject areas, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, physics, and other related areas (e.g., mathematics).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. Qualifications Profile Certification/License: State Certification as a Science Teacher.Endorsement in Natural Science; Physical Science; Physics preferred. Education: Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. Masters Degree preferred. Experience: Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred. Application Procedure:Apply Online at www.emmettschools.org/jobs
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