Classroom Teacher- Technology (SY 2023-2024)

Employer
Chesapeake Lighthouse Foundation
Location
Laurel, Maryland
Salary
$49,963.00 - $111,816.00 per year

Establishes clear goals and objectives related to the School Improvement Plan;
Plans and prepares lessons, assignments, instructional materials;
Establishes learning objectives consistent with appraisal of student needs, curriculum framework, and knowledge of human growth and development;
Prepares, administers and corrects evaluations and assessments, and records results;
Selects and uses appropriate instructional strategies including, but not limited to, lectures, group discussions, demonstrations, modeling and multimedia teaching aids to present subject matter to students;
Evaluates student progress using appropriate assessment techniques;
Maintains order and discipline in the classroom conducive to effective learning and takes all necessary safety precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities;
Creates a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives;
Counsels pupils when academic and adjustment problems arise;
Confers with parents and students regarding progress/problems of assigned students; arranges and participates in teacher-parent or teacher-student conferences as necessary;
Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, Board Policy and Administrative Regulation;
Monitors appropriate use and care of equipment, textbooks, materials and facilities;
Attends and actively participates in staff/faculty meetings and provides input regarding the planning of instruction goals, objectives and methods;
Improves skill and knowledge base in current trends, research and methodology in instructional techniques, technology, multi-cultural content, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections;
Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for paraprofessional educators, student teachers, and volunteers; and
Performs other duties as assigned

 

Two (2) years of teaching experience in science, technology/engineering, math or other STEM-focused area preferred;
Willingness to complete curriculum training and ongoing professional development for any course(s) assigned to teach;
Knowledge of Maryland Technology Education Standards, Standards for Technological Literacy and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS);
Ability to design STEM project-based, problem-based and challenged-based activities including the integration of interdisciplinary components;
Familiarity with the Engineering Design Process, nine Core Technologies, Simple Machines, 3D CAD mechanical drawing software and 3D printing;
Knowledge of school organization, goals and objectives, curriculum, teaching techniques, current trends, research, and materials of instruction in field of specialization;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of the teaching and learning process;
Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education;
Ability to infuse technology into curriculum as well as utilize an online learning management system for instructional planning and instructional delivery;
Ability to work effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community, and other school system staff; and
Excellent oral and communication skills.

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