Secondary Science Teacher (Grades 7-12)

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Start Date
01/11/2021
Position Areas
Science

Description

Science Teacher (Grades 7-12)

Position Purpose
To teach students in grades seven through 12 on a specific scientific subject, including but not limited to Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Human Anatomy, and Physics. 

Essential Functions

  • Develops and administers the science education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs.
  • Maintains familiarity with district and state standardized tests for the purpose of adapting curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students education and ensures effective and regular communication with students and parents.
  • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with Fort Benton staff and administrators.


Certification/License:

  • Montana State Certification as a Science Education Teacher.
Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree in related area preferred.
Experience:
Successful prior teaching experiences in Science a plus.

Posted By

Fort Benton School District 1

PO BOX 399 , Fort Benton, MT 59442
 

At the following locations

Fort Benton MS/HS

1820 Washington Street , Fort Benton, MT 59442



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,034

State Average: $11,858

% ELL Students

State Average: 2%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.84

State Average: 13.96

% IEP Students

13%

State Average: 12%

FTE

39

State Average: 43