High School - Science Teacher - Pattonville High School - 2022-2023 School Year

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High School - Science Teacher - Pattonville High School - 2022-2023 School Year 

Position Purpose: Under the general supervision of the school principal(s), to develop students' skills and competence in science.

Essential Functions:
  • Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis.
  • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning. 
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences    to challenge students and best utilize the available time for instruction. 
  • Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities. 
  • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress.
  • Modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs and conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. 
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge in the educational field by attending seminars, professional development, workshops, department/district meetings, and/or by conducting research. 
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student learning and attendance as required by district/building procedures.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ensures that student behavior conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student conduct needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. 
  • Coordinates with other staff members and participates in faculty meetings and committees. 
  • Selects appropriate learning materials/instructional tools consistent with district curriculum.
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the principal(s).
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy as well as differentiated instruction.  
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Missouri 9-12 Biology teaching certification
  •  Bachelors/masters degree from an accredited college or university.

FLSA Status:             Exempt 
Position open until filled

PSD Brochure: https://www.flipsnack.com/psdr3/psd-brochure-21-22.html
Employee Benefits Information: https://www.flipsnack.com/psdr3/updated-01-25-2022-5767_employee-benefits-flyer_for-print.html

Candidates that have signed a contract for the 2022-23 school year need to check with their district prior to applying to ensure they can be released from their contract if they are recommended for the position.

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Pattonville School District

4050 Banks Road , Bridgeton, MO 63044

At the following locations

Pattonville High School

2497 Creve Coeur Mill Road , Maryland Heights, MO 63043