High School Science Teacher - Grand Prairie
Science Teacher Grades 9-12
Job Title: High School Teacher
Reports to: Principal
Pay Grade: T Salary starting at $45,000
Number of Days: 185
Winfree Academy Charter Schools strives every day to ensure that both the social service and academic needs of students are met. This is done by utilizing a proven instructional strategy that combines textbooks and computer-based work in a self-paced, supportive educational setting. Teachers need to be committed to the personal growth of each student and should also endeavor to challenge each student to reach his full potential.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein; however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.
1. Implement district curriculum as written.
2. Present subject matter according to guidelines established by state guidelines, board policies, and administrative regulations.
3. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students.
4. Work cooperatively with special population’s teachers to modify and adapt curriculum as needed for special population students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Programs (IEP), LPAC Modification sheets, 504 Accommodation plans, etc.
5. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district guidelines.
6. Use technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process.
7. Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits through goal setting.
8. Conduct on-going assessment of student achievement through formal and informal processes.
9. Be a positive role model for students and support the mission of the school and district.
10. Create safe and supportive classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
11. Establish and maintain open, professional communication with parents, students, colleagues, principals, and community members.
12. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
13. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
14. Comply with federal, state, district, and school policies and procedures for classroom teachers.
15. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and documents as required.
16. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and staff committees as required.
17. Perform other related duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Highly qualified or state certification in content area.
3. Enrollment in an approved Alternative Certification Program (if applicable).
4. Flexible schedule and ability to be punctual and in attendance daily.
5. Must be able to work in a noisy and crowded environment.
6. Ability to maintain professionalism in all forms of correspondence and in person.
1. Work with frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.
2. District-wide and occasional state-wide travel.
3. Prolonged use of computer.
4. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.
5. Standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, kneeling, and possibly lifting 60+ pounds.
6. Maintain emotional control under stress.
$1,000 signing bonus for certified candidates