Health & Medical Sciences Teacher
Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Collegiate Professional License, Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License, Technical Professional License, Statement of Eligibility.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, CTE (General), Culinary Arts / Food Preparation, Drafting/CAD, Driver Education, Family & Consumer Sciences (Home Econ), Health Occupations, Hospitality and Tourism, JROTC, Multimedia, Nutritionist, Outdoor Education, Technology Education (Industrial Arts), Trades and Industry, Agriculture/Animal Sciences, Arts - Fine and Applied, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Library Science, Mathematics, Medicine and Health, Science, Social Sciences, Vocational and Technical Fields.
The license must be in one of the following grades: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Two-Year College.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Job Title: Teacher - Health and Medical Sciences
Reports to: The Building Principal
Location: Fluvanna County High School
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Contract Length: 10 month position Summary: The courses offered may include: Nurse Aide I, Medical Terminology/Nutrition, Introduction to Health Occupations.
Duties and responsibilities of a Health and Medical Sciences Teacher include but are not limited to the following:
Under general supervision of a principal and/or other designated administrator, plans and implements instructional programs designed primarily to prepare and train youth for gainful employment or entrepreneurship in health and medical science careers following high school or college; to perform ancillary functions in support of these instructional programs in health and medical sciences. Provides health and medical sciences instruction that is realistic in terms of current and future job specifications. Utilizes a variety of teaching methods which will promote the attainment of desirable goals by each student. Participates in the development of instructional materials. Cooperates with local career counseling and guidance personnel. Assists all health and medical science students to make informed decisions regarding personal occupational goals in health and medical sciences. Provides related instruction with field, laboratory, cooperative work, or other occupational experience that is appropriate to the career objectives of the student. Assists all health and medical science students to plan, develop, and conduct health and medical science experience activities appropriate to their occupational goals. Supervises the health and medical science activities of all students through on-site visitation wherever the activities occur by observation and conference with students, employers, and parents. Evaluates students’ progress toward achieving their occupational goals and reports to parents and district administration. Meets all state requirements for CTE programs. Prepares students to successfully complete state licensure exams and/or industry credentialing test as applicable. Collaborates with community members to enrich opportunities and resources available to students.