High School Chemistry Teacher (#1326580)

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Join our team for the 2019-2020 School Year as a Chemistry teacher!

About Us:

Hamilton County Schools, located in beautiful Chattanooga, TN, is on track to become the fastest improving school district in the state of Tennessee. We believe in success for all students and are dedicated to helping all students succeed to their highest potential.

We are hiring, supporting, and retaining outstanding top teaching talent in order to reach our goal of success for all students. With nearly 80 schools located in urban, rural, and suburban communities, we are confident that you can find your place in Hamilton County.

Who we serve:

Hamilton County Schools serves over 42,000 students across our diverse county in urban, rural and suburban communities. Our families speak 125 languages and approximately 8.5% of our students are English language learners.

Our results:

The state of Tennessee has recognized Hamilton County as an “Achieving” school district. A few of our recent achievements include: 16 Reward Schools 16 Volkswagen E-Labs - the highest concentration of fabrication labs of any district in the US or abroad Milken Award winning teacher; State Principal of the Year (2017) 13 High Schools with over 18 Future Ready Institutes

To apply for positions, please visit www.hcde.org/careers

Responsibilities:

Plan, deliver and assess effective instruction that is tightly aligned with State standards. Designs lessons based on best practices with clear learning targets and measurable goals aligned with State standards and/or unit outcomes. Frequently plans collaboratively with colleagues. Conveys high expectations while using multiple effective strategies, materials, and classroom practices that involve and motivate students while differentiating instruction to meet students’ needs. Uses colleagues and own self-reflection on instructional practice to continually improve instruction. Classroom Management & Relationships: Fosters a well-structured and engaging learning environment by utilizing effective classroom procedures and routines while showing caring, respect, and fairness for all students. Family & Community: Consistently develops strong relationships with students’ families while diligently informing parents of expectations, positive news, and/or concerns about their children. Provides opportunities for parents to be involved in their children’s learning. Professional Responsibilities: Actively seeks out opportunities to collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders in order to improve teaching & learning. Reflects on own instruction and leadership while contributing ideas, expertise, and time to the mission and goals of the school.

Compensation and Total Rewards:

Competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes multiple health insurance options, vision, dental reimbursement, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. Competitive retirement plans through Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System, including a hybrid 401k and pension plan. In 2018, TCRS was ranked in the top four best funded State Pension plans by the Pew Charitable Trust. Three year induction program for new teachers to the district, including New Teacher Academy, a first-year mentor, and leadership pathways.

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Hamilton County School District

3074 Hickory Valley RD, Chattanooga, TN 37421
 

Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,326 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.16

State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

5,302

State Average: 874