Biomedical Sciences (PLTW) Instructor

Job | Posted a month ago
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(Principal of Biomedical Science and Human Body Systems)

General Description: The Teacher reports to the Executive Director and the Administration for the effective performance of all general and assigned duties.

Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, write and communicate professionally, with students, staff, parents and advisory board members.
  • Must have at least one year of college-level Biology and work experience (i.e., Health Care, Medical Field, and/or in a Biology Lab Setting).
  • Must meet all qualifications for the appropriate license through the Illinois State Board of Education. For a list of requirements, please click on the link
NOTE: Training is required to be a PLTW Instructor. If the candidate does not have the training, then the candidate must be willing to attend any training courses during the summer prior to the school year. Courses to be taught will be Project Lead the Way: Principles of Biomedical Science and Human Body Systems.


General Duties
  • Recognize each student’s worth and dignity and strive for the educational success, including those with special needs
  • Implement effective teaching and be able to indicate how his/her teaching techniques and theories meet the learning styles of each student
 Teaching & Curriculum Responsibilities
  • Participate in the development and implementation of program curriculum
  • Organize and manage the program effectively in order that the purposes of instruction are promoted and can be achieved
  • Use, when possible, a variety of appropriate techniques and methods, and select and utilize materials which are compatible with the curriculum, the educational objectives, and the needs and abilities of all students.
  • Provide opportunities for students to plan, participate in,  and evaluate program activities
  • Maintain a purposeful, orderly, attractive, safe, and healthy classroom environment
  • Develop and implement Program Pathways
  • Develop program displays to be placed in display cases as requested by Administration
  • Provide assistance to special needs students and/or other students who request help
  • Take an active part in job placement of students
  • Make reasonable effort to maintain communication with the teachers of member school districts in articulating curriculum and instructional methods used at the Lake County Tech Campus
  • Articulate the updating of instructional program and curriculum development with program advisory committees and representatives of local business and industry partners
  • Will not discriminate because of race, religion, or sex against any student
  • Accept each student as a person possessing individual worth and dignity and conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times when dealing with students
  • Have the ability to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of all students
  • Create supplementary hands-on activities which enhance the curriculum
Professional and Community Responsibilities
  • Strive to understand the practical implications of the statement of philosophy of the Lake County Tech Campus, and work to implement school goals which support the school mission
  • Be in attendance and available for the fulfillment of duties during the entire school working day, unless previous arrangements have been made with Administration and/or Board
  • Participate in the development of curriculum within the classroom and Lake County Tech Campus
  • Serve on committees appointed by Administration for the improvement of the Lake County Tech Campus
  • Utilize school equipment and supplies properly and be accountable for the physical condition of all program equipment while under his/her supervision
  • Complete all necessary records and reports on time and accurately
  • Attend and participate in Lake County Tech Campus faculty meetings
  • Dress in a manner which will encourage neatness and high-caliber personal hygiene habits on the part of the students
  • Aid the Administration in enforcing the rules of the Lake County Tech Campus
  • Demonstrate respect for the profession, for effective teaching and the professional attributes, and for the competencies of his/her co-workers
  • Regard personal information concerning the student or the student’s family as confidential and utilize such information only as an aid in helping to attain appropriate educational goals
 Term: 9 1/2 months, FT Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Salary: Per the Union contract, depending on experience

Application Procedure:
To apply please click on the link

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Lake County Tech Campus

19525 West Washington Street , Grayslake, IL 60030

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Lake County Tech Campus

19525 West Washington Street, Grayslake, IL 60030, USA , Grayslake, IL 60030

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

State Average: 15%



State Average: 246