Health Science Education Teacher: Biotechnology/Biomedical Career and Technical Education

Location
Winston-Salem, NC, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
500298
Job Title
Health Science Education Teacher: Biotechnology/Biomedical Career and Technical Education

District Name
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Site/Department Name
Atkins Academic & Tech High
3605 Old Greensboro Road, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101

Posted on
Jun 11, 2021,12:01 AM EST

Expiration Date
Until Filled

Job Description

Health Science Education Teacher: Biotechnology/Biomedical Career and Technical Education

FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to teach high school students health science and biotechnology/biomedical concepts as well as laboratory techniques and research strategies to enhance innovative thinking capabilities of students.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develops lesson plans related to current trends in health science and bioscience laboratory settings. Health science curriculum topics include bioethics, forensic medicine, infectious and chronic diseases, organ transplants, biomedical research, cellular and molecular biology among others.

• Supervise and work directly with students in laboratory setting to provide instruction in appropriate lab techniques for various tools and equipment for biomedical research and/or biotechnology research or related field. Content includes lab safety, metrology, solution/media preparation, lab equipment technology, DNA/cloning techniques, and protein study techniques.

• Provide normal maintenance of the lab equipment and ensure that inventory of materials and supplies is up to date.

• Teach and practice necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

• Utilizes classroom management techniques conducive to an effective classroom climate.

• Uses appropriate techniques and strategies which promote and enhance critical, creative, and innovative thinking capabilities of students.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

• Knowledge of current health science or biological research instructional methods

• Knowledge and ability to use various bioscience or biotechnology equipment and instrumentation in a laboratory setting

• Knowledge of Common Core and NC CTE Essential Standards

• Proficiency in common desktop applications (web browsing, word processing, image editing, etc.) required.

Job Qualification

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum: BS Degree in Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering or Biology-Related Degree

• Desirable: Background or related experience in lab setting in biotechnology, biomedical research or another research setting

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURES:

• Eligible candidates would hold a 722 Health Science Education-Biotechnology license OR be eligible for a 722 Health Science Education license with an appropriate degree and work experience

When applying, please make sure to include all prior experience in your TeacherMatch Personal Portfolio(Application).

Please provide at least two references. One must be the current or most recent supervisor and the other a previous supervisor.

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