Science Teacher (Secondary)

Posted 10 months ago

Description: Teach Science to Secondary students.

Job purpose

Work cooperatively in order to support a positive Christian school environment, teach in their field of certification and assist in other school programs as assigned without repeated reminders.  Plan, organize and implement appropriate instruction  in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop their academic potential and grow spiritually.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Teach subjects and classes as assigned using established curriculum along with supplementary materials, field trips, specials guests, etc. to enhance them.
  • Attend and participate in the following:
    • Morning devotions.
    • Teachers’ meetings
    • Evening programs which involve students from his/her section of the school.
    • Other meetings as assigned.
  • Do supervisory duty as assigned before, during or after the school day.
  • Complete necessary paperwork including the following:
    • Daily lesson plans
    • Mid-quarter progress reports
    • Quarterly reports cards
    • Ministry grade sheets
    • Inventories of classroom equipment, supplies, and books
    • Other paperwork as assigned or requested
  • See that assigned classrooms are kept in a neat appearance.
  • Maintain proper classroom discipline, taking care of minor problems personally and referring major problems to the appropriate principal.
  • Be available to any parents or students who wish to have a conference, even before or after school.
  • Hold conferences with parents on Parent-Teacher Conference Days in accordance with guidelines established by the principal.
  • Supervise extracurricular activities, organizations, and outings as assigned.
  • Carry out any other specific duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Education
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university
    • Valid credential from a state and/or from another recognized accrediting agency for the appropriate grade level or a minimum of 12 credit hours in education
    • Professional Certification or ACSI Certification
      • Bachelors from an accredited college (accrediting agency must be approved by the USBOE)
      • 18 semester hours in educational studies including 1 secondary methods course (a teaching reading course will also be required if certified in the areas of language arts or social science) and student teaching at the secondary level
      • 6 semester hour or 18 CEUs of biblical studies
      • ACSI biblical philosophy of Christian school Education
  • Specialized knowledge: all teachers must have ACSI biblical philosophy of Christian school Education (can be obtained in your first year of employment)
  • Skills, Abilities, & Other characteristics such as personal characteristics
    • Born-again Christians, active members of an Evangelical church, and give evidence of good moral character
    • Native English speaker or equivalent
    • Employees shall be persons who are able to understand and respect other cultures, and work harmoniously and effectively in a cross cultural situation.
    • Maintain a close personal walk with God as evidenced by his/her example and spiritual leadership among peers and with students.
    • Observe the Matthew 18 principle in conflict resolution. Avoid a negative, critical spirit. Take problems to the appropriate administrator.
    • Demonstrates continued professional development through course work, research, peer collaboration, and/or staff development.
    •  Working knowledge of the subject matter, classroom management techniques, current researches best practices and strategies, and as well as students’ learning styles and needs, both academic and affective.
  • Experience: Educational experience is preferred; student teaching is acceptable. 

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