Middle School Science Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by Arizona State Department of Education.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Biology/Life Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics, Science (General), Space Science.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th.
The certificate status must be active.
Description Primary duties and responsibilities (Pursuant to current Teacher Expectations and Guidelines): 2 Semester Middle School Science Instructor
• Provide communication to students and parents on a weekly basis through a variety of tools: phone, messaging, text messaging, and emails • Grade student work within 24-48 hours of being submitted • Evaluate student work by providing written comments on all submitted assignments • Post a daily announcement in each course that motivates the students to participate in the daily lessons • Manage the discussion board in each class to encourage participation and learning in the online classroom • Meet weekly expectations as outlined in teacher training and the Teacher Expectations and Guidelines • Participate in professional development and department meetings, as scheduled • Assist with administering standardized assessments • Establish rapport with students/parents and encourage students to maintain attendance and academic expectations • Direct students to necessary resources including: teachers, tutors, admission’s staff, guidance support, etc. • Monitor and oversee student access to the Parent Student Portal and any other appropriate websites • Properly document issues, concerns, and important information concerning students/parents as they present themselves • Additional duties as needed Skills and Abilities:
• Maintain a professional code of conduct, including but not limited to professional language, actions, and attire • Maintain professional confidentiality of personal and private matters pertaining to students, parents, and co-workers • Acknowledge and accept direction from leadership • Demonstrate willingness and desire to work and collaborate with students, parents, co-workers, and the general public • Communicate effectively, both verbal and written • Maintain positive and pro-active customer service in all aspects of communication, both internally and externally • Prioritize work and handle multiple tasks while working independently • Display excellent planning and organizational skills