High School Science Teacher

Location
Windsor, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 29, 2020
Ref
2637
Job Category
Teaching, Science Teacher
Grade Level
High School
Position Type:
High School Teaching/Science - General

Date Posted:
5/29/2020

Location:
Windsor High School

Date Available:
08/24/2020

Closing Date:
08/01/2020

  • Position Type:
    High School Science Teacher

  • Date Posted:
    6/30/2020-8/1/2020

  • Location:
    Windsor High School, (in Windsor, CT)

  • Job Duties

• Teaches High School level science and biology - specifically, "Integrated Science - 1" course for 9th Grade, and "Biology" course for 10th grade, in accordance with the district curriculum.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject areas, ("integrated science - 1" course for 9th grade, and "biology" for 10th grade)
  • Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science to every day experience, including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities;
  • Instructs students in the proper use of and care of scientific equipment, chemical, plant and animal life;
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs;
  • Maintains familiarity with district and Connecticut state standardized tests for the purpose of adapting the curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests;
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record keeping, grading and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws


Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
• Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Skills, Knowledge, 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).
• Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
• Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
• Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
• Ability to organize and coordinate work.
• 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.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
• Works in standard office and school building environments.

Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

Qualifications Profile

Certification/License:
• Connecticut State Certification as a Science Teacher (Either one of #030, 031, 032, 033, 034).

Education:
• Bachelors from an accredited college or university, or equivalent, in science.


Submit your resume and application through Applitrack (https://www.applitrack.com/windsor/onlineapp).

Windsor Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United States Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Terrell Hill, Assistant Superintendent For Human Resources / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000 504 Coordinator: Steven Carvalho, Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000

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