Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Autism, Early Intervention Specialist, Emotional Behavior Disabilities, Learning Disabilities.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The certificate status must be active.
Provide instruction and integrate with science/technology/engineering/math in a STEM accredited public charter school that has received 6 consecutive 'A' ratings from the state. Teaching staff is composed of blended teachers and most are STEM and STEAM certified. Multiple certifications are imperative for middle - high school teaching positions and encouraged for all grades.
School Mission: Burns Science and Technology Charter School’s mission is to cultivate learners and leaders who are inspired, able, and prepared to make a positive difference in the world.
School Philosophy: Burns Science and Technology Charter School is committed to providing challenging educational experiences through a rich and well-balanced curriculum, emphasizing science in a technologically saturated environment. Our philosophy is straightforward and profound: In order for students to understand, they must do. We offer a project-based, active learning environment that links to real life. We foster critical thinking, independent problem solving, strong communication skills, and ambitious goal setting that encourages students to learn. Belief Statement: It is Burns Science and Technology Charter School’s belief that all children can learn if given the proper safe, nurturing, academic environment that can only be accomplished through a resource-rich: • Meaningful curriculum saturated with STEM concepts; • Enhanced technology supporting STEM concepts; • Broad-based literacy infused throughout STEM concepts; and • Opportunity for service to the school, community, and to the world to help implement STEM concepts.
We believe: • The search for knowledge is a process that necessitates lifelong learning; • There is a core of common values, which have wide support in our community and that, as a community of educators; we must convey these values to our young people if they are to lead successful, productive lives • In modeling tolerance, a willingness to respect the rights of others to have beliefs, which are different from one’s own; • In the importance of preparing our students with the necessary skills that will ensure their success in the 21st century job market.
We are a K-12 grade tuition-free, public charter school that opened in 2011. Our school's curriculum adheres to the Florida Sunshine Standards and Core Knowledge Curriculum with a focus on science/technology. Reading and math is emphasized within a technology-saturated project-based program. We also offer a garden to table lunch program with Ag-Sci raised bed and tower gardens, hydroponics and aquaponics. Burns Sci-Tech has been a state accredited 'A' school for 5 years in a row.
Burns Science & Technology Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The school is located in the southeast corner of Volusia County, less than a mile from the Canaveral Seashore Park, Seminole Rest. All students enjoy a variety of lessons in native fauna and flora, Indian River Lagoon, unique bayou and estuary, and archaeology as they explore the Timucuan Indian Mounds. Students pause for space launches, seen outside the classrooms. Only 30 miles south of the school everyone enjoys field trips to Kennedy Space Center, American Space Museum, STEM Workshops, Astronauts Hall of Fame, and Historical Aviation Museums. Venturing south and west adventures begin with environmental airboat rides, Lockheed-Martin Engineering, Orlando attractions, cultural theater and concerts. Just north of the school are Daytona attractions, including a Museum of Arts & Sciences, Auto Racing Speedway, famous lighthouse, and beautiful sandy beaches.