Life Science Teacher
Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in Biology/Life Science.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 7th, 8th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Salary Scale: 200 Day Salary Scale FLSA Status: Exempt Supervised by and/or Reports to: Building Principal, Assistant Principal, Executive Director of Student Achievement, and Executive Director of Student Services
General Responsibilities: To aid each student, consistent with his or her abilities and educational needs to: 1. Develop competence in the basic learning skills; 2. Progress on the basis of achievement; 3. Qualify for further education and/or employment; 4. Develop ethical standards of behavior and participate in society as a responsible family member and citizen; 5. Develop a positive and realistic concept of self and others; 6. Enhance the beauty of the environment and response to aesthetic experience; 7. Practice sound habits of safe living and personal health.
Essential Duties: (This list is intended solely as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude their addition if they are similar to or a logical extension of the position.) • Maintain professional self-behavior in such a manner that the profession, school district, and school are positively represented. • Provide care and supervision of students. • Demonstrate effective knowledge of and interaction with community and parents. • Demonstrate effective knowledge of and compliance with policies, regulations, and guidelines in meeting assigned duties. • Effectively utilize class space to create an environment conducive to learning. • Demonstrate effective knowledge and use of curriculum content (subject matter and skills) associated with the instructional assignment. • Demonstrate effective knowledge and use of instructional facilities, equipment, and materials. • Demonstrate effective knowledge of and interpersonal relationships with students as individuals and as groups. • Demonstrate effective professional relationships with peers and specialists. • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development; maintain accurate and complete records. • Provide effective supervision of volunteers and paraprofessionals when applicable. • Work effectively with peer leaders, supervisors, and administrators. • Demonstrate effective classroom management skills. • Provide for sound and effective techniques of instructions. • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction. • Respond to parent inquiries in a timely manner. • Perform duties deemed necessary by the School Board and Superintendent for the efficient and successful operation of the school system. • Comply with all school laws, State Board of Education regulations, and all rules and regulations made by the School Board and Superintendent. • Attend all meetings called or approved by the Superintendent, Principal or Supervising Officer. • Learn the criteria for the evaluation of the Teacher; especially the areas of evaluation procedures, evaluation, steps and appeals. • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Building Principal.