Chemistry Science Teacher

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Grade Levels
10th
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Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Science
Technology Education
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Description

LEVEL/POSITION: TEACHER

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS OF WORK:

Job Title: High School Chemistry Teacher

Job Summary: The High School Chemistry Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing an appropriate instructional program that facilitates student learning and success in the field of chemistry. The teacher creates a positive and inclusive learning environment, employs effective teaching methods, and assesses student progress to ensure academic growth and achievement. The High School Chemistry Teacher also plays a crucial role in fostering students' interest in science, promoting critical thinking skills, and preparing them for future academic and professional pursuits.

Key Responsibilities:

1. **Curriculum Development and Lesson Planning:** - Develop and implement a comprehensive and engaging curriculum in alignment with state and national standards. - Create detailed lesson plans that incorporate various teaching strategies to accommodate diverse learning styles. - Integrate real-world applications and hands-on experiments to enhance the learning experience.

2. **Classroom Management:** - Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment conducive to learning. - Effectively manage classroom behavior and create a respectful and supportive atmosphere. - Foster a sense of community and collaboration among students.

3. **Instructional Delivery:** - Deliver clear and concise instruction using a variety of teaching methods, such as lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and multimedia presentations. - Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners, including those with varying levels of ability and learning styles. - Utilize technology and other educational tools to enhance the teaching and learning process.

4. **Assessment and Evaluation:** - Develop and administer assessments to evaluate student understanding and progress. - Provide timely and constructive feedback to students, parents, and administrators. - Use assessment data to inform instructional decisions and adjust teaching methods as needed.

5. **Student Support:** - Provide additional support and resources for students who may be struggling academically. - Foster a positive and open line of communication with students and their parents or guardians regarding academic progress.

6. **Professional Development:** - Stay current with advancements in the field of chemistry and education. - Participate in professional development activities and collaborate with colleagues to enhance teaching practices.

7. **Collaboration:** - Work collaboratively with other teachers, staff, and administrators to support a cohesive and effective educational environment. - Participate in department meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and school-wide initiatives.

8. **Extracurricular Involvement:** - Engage in extracurricular activities such as science clubs, academic competitions, or other relevant initiatives to further students' interest and involvement in chemistry.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related field (Master's degree and teaching certification preferred). - State teaching certification in Chemistry or relevant subject area. - Strong knowledge of curriculum development, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. - Passion for fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. - Ability to adapt to the diverse needs of students and employ differentiated instruction. - Proficient in using technology for instructional purposes.

This job description serves as a general guide and may be modified to meet the specific needs of the school or district.

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DaVinci Academy

2033 GRANT AVENUE , OGDEN, UT 84401
 

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DaVinci Academy

2033 GRANT AVENUE , OGDEN, UT 84401