Middle School Science Teacher (#257552)
Athlos Academy of Utah is a K-8 Charter School, located in Herriman, Utah. Athlos has a "3 Pillar" approach which addresses the needs of the whole child; Prepared Mind, Performance Character, and Healthy Body.
Job Duties: 1. Teaches 6-9th grade Science 2. Plans, prepares and delivers instruction that engages students and provides academic growth. 3. Ensures student growth and achievement in accordance with grade level. 4. Models the Athlos culture. 5. Responsible for tracking student attendance, behavioral issues and classroom events. 6. Participates in regular professional development. 7. Communicates with parent/guardians and the community professionally. 8. Communicates regularly with school leadership and other faculty to maximize effective instructional activities. 9. Participates in the school's professional learning community to enhance learning objectives. 10. Meets professional obligations by honoring schedules and deadlines. 11. Demonstrate the standards for effective practices of teachers in the Utah Standards of Effective Practice. 12. Any other assigned duties.
Characteristics of the Successful Candidate: • Growth mindset • Reflective practitioner • Innovative • Creative problem solver • Willing to take risks • Effective at time management • Excellent organization, inter-personal, and communication skills • Able to build and support a culture of trust and collaboration • Willingness to plan and work collaboratively with a team • Seeks out professional learning • Knowledge of state/national standards • Knowledge of best practices and a willingness to continue to learn and try new strategies • Knowledge of standards-based grading, student-led conferences, active teaching strategies, and effective classroom management strategies