Science Teacher Middle School (.6) Grade 8

Greenwich, CT, US
Jul 09, 2019
Job Category
Teaching, Science Teacher
Grade Level
Middle School
Job Type
JobID: 1074
  • Position Type:
    Middle School Teaching/Science

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Eastern Middle School

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

  •   Greenwich Public Schools is seeking an energetic, positive and child-centered teacher to work in a diverse middle school in Greenwich CT. The ideal candidate understands the growth and development of the middle school child and is able to plan and deliver lessons accordingly. He/she must have knowledge of the Next generation Science Standards and be able to deliver these to a diverse population of learners. He/she needs to be able to work collaboratively with team and department members and in partnership with parents and the community.
    Must possess: A valid Connecticut teacher certificate which enables the candidate to teach middle school general science
    Position Summary
    Instruct students in the specific area of specialty; help students learn subject matter and skills that will broaden their learning experiences and contribute to their development in order to meet high expectations; communicate with parents; create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning; participate in professional learning.
    • Follows the scope and sequence of the instructional program as defined and approved by the Greenwich Public School
    • Set and reinforce clear expectations and routines
    • Manages the classroom and individual student behavior to maintain an advantageous learning environment
    • Prepares lesson plans that achieve clear objectives uses appropriate techniques and serves the needs of all learners in the classroom
    • Demonstrate strong content knowledge
    • Maintains accurate and complete records as required
    • Conducts parent/teacher conferences
    • Assesses student learning on a continual basis and identify areas of intervention if needed
    • Keeps parents up-to-date of student progress through the use of interim reports, report cards, and/or conferences
    • Designs clear and specific learning assessments
    • Maintains a positive learning environment that encourages open communication
    • Maintains ongoing communication with parents

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