Provides science instruction that utilizes a variety of instructional methodologies, including project based learning and real life experiences.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree required
LICENSE: Must hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License in applicable science content area (Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.) or be eligible for license. Multiple licenses preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of middle and high school science curriculum – Experience/knowledge of Project Based Learning – Strong background in alternative instructional strategies – Demonstrated skills in developing strong positive relationships with students; seeking and using community resources to enhance instructional program; parent involvement; intrinsic student motivation; and developing positive relationships with students.
Teach science based on Indiana's standards and the district's pacing guide.
Develop and implement content benchmarks based on the standards and pacing guide.
Establish an educational environment that is invitational, engages all students, and promotes high academic standards and leadership skills
Develop and promote positive self-esteem in students.
Be willing to engage a high degree of sensitivity and understanding of the behavioral needs and manifestations of at-risk students.
Actively encourage parent and community involvement.
Work with parents and involve them in their child's educational process.
Participate in the tutorial assistance program for students.
Provide and support supervision of students as assigned.
Attend and participate in school programs such as award dinners, parent meetings, and school-related after school activities.
Participate in all required staff development.
Be willing to engage a high degree of sensitivity and understanding of the behavioral needs and manifestations of at-risk students