Middle School Science Teacher

Location
Newark, DE 19711, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 07, 2018
Ref
5200006524
Job Category
Teaching, Science Teacher
Grade Level
Middle School
Close Date:
06/30/2018

Responsibilities :
  • Develop and implement curricula to meet state and school academic standards in Science.
  • Plan daily academic, differentiated lessons and implement specific strategies to meet the needs of all students.
  • Develop and implement age appropriate, hands on teaching practices.
  • Be accountable for students' academic growth and achievement.
  • Design and implement summative assessments to measure progress towards academic standards and formative assessments to drive instruction.
  • Use assessment data to inform curricular and instructional practices.
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented learning environment.
  • Assign projects so that students learn to deal with real-world constraints, such as time and materials.
  • Allow students to unravel technological problems using a hands-on, trial-and-error approach.
  • Encourage creative thinking with challenging classroom projects.
  • Help students connect science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) principles to everyday life.
  • Assist with the expansion of STEM initiatives as electives and/or extracurricular activities.
  • Reflect on successes and areas of growth as a teacher, seek to improve performance, and respond to feedback.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions.
  • Communicate regularly with parents regarding their children's academic success.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in a field of Science, in a field of Education or other area if approved as a candidate for Alternative Routes To Certification (ARTC) Program.
  • Possesses or is eligible for a valid State of Delaware Teaching License and certification in Middle Level or Secondary Science (for more information on State of Delaware licensure, please visit the website of the Department of Education at: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/1500/1510.shtml .
  • Successful completion of Praxis I and II exams (unless holding an initial teaching license from the State of Delaware).
  • Has sufficient formal or informal training to provide the ability to teach age appropriate curriculum to a level consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Strong instructional and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to reflect upon teaching practices and respond to constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrate willingness to work with staff and the Head of School to provide a positive learning environment for students.
  • Physically, mentally, and emotionally capable of performing required tasks and duties essential to the position.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to meeting students' individual needs.


Start Date: 8/13/18

Duty Days: 190

Job Posting Link: aspiraacademy.org

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