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High School Science Teacher (Full-time, Temporary, Corvallis High School)

Corvallis School District
Corvallis, OR, US
Closing date
Aug 7, 2021

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Job Category
Teaching, Science Teacher
Grade Level
High School
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Position Type:
Secondary Teacher (MS/HS)

Date Posted:

Corvallis High School

Closing Date:

High School Teacher

FTE: 1.0 (Full-time)
FLSA Status: Licensed - Professional
Contract Status: Temporary
Start Date: August 30, 2021
Calendar: 191 Work Days
Salary: $41,624 - $84,337 with benefits (Note: this is the 2020-21 salary schedule, 2021-22 salary are currently in negotiations, TBD)
Retirement Contribution: Corvallis School District participates in the Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS and OPSRP) on behalf of its employees. Upon eligibility, the district contributes 6% of an employee's salary to their Individual Account Program (IAP). Eligibility is defined as working at least six full calendar months in a qualifying position. Part-time employees working at least six months and 600 hours in a calendar year will qualify.

Purpose: The primary purpose of this position is to instruct and supervise a diverse group of students by establishing a positive, respectful learning environment, providing ample and varied learning opportunities and promoting high standards of performance for all students regardless of their background and developmental levels.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Meets the standards of Competent and Ethical Performance as outlined in Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR 584-020-000 to 584-020-045). The following are examples of principle duties; however, any one position may not cover all duties listed and examples may not cover all duties an employee is expected to perform.
  • Model and teach respect with an awareness of diversity.Effectively work with and respond to people from diverse cultures or backgrounds.Establish clear objectives and create long- and short-range plans for instruction to meet needs, abilities and interests of students.Develop and carry out clear, organized lessons and learning activities suitable for students' developmental levels and aligned with instructional objectives.Vary and pace classroom strategies to accommodate different learning styles, actively involve students and maximize student engagement in meaningful learning.Diagnose the instructional needs of all students and devise appropriate learning activities for each student.Use current body of knowledge in cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development to design and adapt individual/group academic and behavior/social programs in all school settings.Implement district and state curriculum standards and ensure that instructional activities are clearly related to district/state curriculum standards.Assure that every student has ample opportunity to demonstrate proficiency with district and state standards.Use a variety of approaches to assess, record and provide feedback promptly and often to students on their progress and assignments.Participate in development and implementation of individual student plans (e.g., IEP, 504).Assume responsibility for adapting and modifying classroom instruction for students identified as needing specialized instruction.Work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations.Work collaboratively with school personnel in meeting diverse social and academic needs of students.Establish and maintain open lines of communication with all students and with parents/guardians concerning both academic and behavioral progress of students.Assist school staff and administration in implementing all policies and/or rules governing student conduct, reinforce individual school's plan for positive behavior support, develop reasonable rules for classroom behavior and utilize effective, proactive behavior management skills in all school settings.Maintain accurate, complete and confidential records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.Assume responsibility for assigned duties, e.g., hall, lunchroom duty.Utilize technology as related to job responsibilities.Train and act as lead worker for Educational Assistants.Reflect upon own teaching performance and accept and utilize supervisory suggestions and feedback.Take primary responsibility for pursuing and evaluating own professional growth.Attend and participate in staff meetings and district inservice meetings.Participate in activities that are related to school functions and/or the education process that occur outside the regular workday, in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement.Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Valid Oregon teacher's license with appropriate subject area endorsement and grade level authorization. Must be highly qualified or able to become highly qualified in area assigned according to NCLB laws.Understanding of human growth and development patterns, learning theory and brain research.Content knowledge in subject areas taught.Familiarity with a variety of age appropriate instructional, assessment and classroom management strategies that reflect current research on best practices.Familiarity with state standards and curriculum frameworks for high school levels.Knowledge and experience with differentiated instruction.Effective oral and written communication skills.Knowledge of state and federal education laws and of student and staff rights.Ability to exhibit professionalism and effective human relations.Ability to effectively manage and supervise students and their work.Ability to direct the work of other staff members.Standard First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain certification within two months of hire, may be required.

The Corvallis School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, parental or marital status, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to designated youth groups.
The Corvallis School District is committed to racial educational equity by recognizing and dismantling institutional barriers and creating access and opportunities that benefit each student. We expect all staff to be a part of, be responsible for and accountable to this equity work for the learning and achievement of all students and for building a culture that supports and reinforces inclusion and connectedness.
We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to build balanced teams from all backgrounds. We encourage candidates with work and/or lived experience with culturally, linguistically and racially diverse backgrounds to apply.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding discrimination: Jennifer Duvall, Human Resources Director and Title IX Coordinator, jennifer.duvall@ 541-757- 5840 | 1555 SW 35 th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis no discrimina en base a la edad, nacionalidad, color, discapacidad, expresión de género, identidad de género, origen nacional, situación de los padres o de su estado civil, raza, religión, sexo u orientación sexual en sus programas y actividades, y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los grupos de jóvenes designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender las consultas acerca de la discriminación: Jennifer Duvall, Director de Recursos Humanos y Coordinadora de Título IX, jennifer.duvall@corvallis.
541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis no discrimina por motivos de edad, ciudadanía, color, discapacidad, expresión de género, identidad de género, origen nacional, estado civil o parental, raza, religión, sexo u orientación sexual en sus programas y actividades, y proporciona igualdad de acceso a los grupos de jóvenes designados.
El Distrito Escolar de Corvallis está comprometido con la equidad educativa racial al reconocer y desmantelar las barreras institucionales y crear acceso y oportunidades que beneficien a cada estudiante. Esperamos que todo el personal sea parte, sea responsable y rinda cuentas de este trabajo de equidad para el aprendizaje y el rendimiento de todos los estudiantes y para construir una cultura que apoye y refuerce la inclusión y la conexión.
Somos un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades y nos esforzamos por crear equipos equilibrados de todos los orígenes. Alentamos a los candidatos con experiencia laboral y / o vivida con antecedentes culturales, lingüísticos y raciales a postularse.
La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender consultas sobre discriminación: Jennifer Duvall, Directora de Recursos Humanos y Coordinadora del Título IX, jennifer.duvall@corvallis. 541-757-5840 | 1555 SW 35th Street, Corvallis, OR 97333


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