High School Integrated Science Teacher

Posted: Continuous 2012-03-29
Marysville High School
 

REPORTS TO:                         

   Principal
 
EMPLOYMENT STATUS:        

   Regular, full time
 
FLSA STATUS:                         

   Exempt
 
POSITION SUMMARY:           

   Assist high school students with the development of skills and knowledge that lead to continuous learning and a

   productive adult life.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess student achievement continuously, in order to design appropriate instruction.  Administer standardized and criterion referenced tests according to district policies and procedures.
  • Provide appropriate instruction for all students.
  • Establish a safe and comfortable environment for students, including guidelines and consequences for behavior that are reasonable and appropriate for the setting.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the course(s) of study and implement them in the classroom and/or laboratory, using a variety of instructional methods and materials.
  • Prepare clear and timely lesson plans, as specified by the Principal that demonstrate knowledge of the course of study and contain sound teaching and assessment methods.
  • Schedule instructional time according to district and building guidelines.
  • Make effective use of resources, materials and equipment and care for them in a responsible manner.
  • Participate actively on a team and/or in a department.
  • Keep accurate and detailed records, according to district and building rules.  Record keeping requirements may vary with teaching assignments.
  • Prepare adequately for substitute teachers.
  • Observe the adopted daily building schedule, including starting and ending times for teachers and students, and perform all assigned duties; for example, study halls, cafeteria, bus, hallway, field trips, emergency drills.
  • Attend all staff meetings, unless excused.
  • Serve on committees and participate in school activities and after-school programs and events, in a professionally responsible manner.
  • Report to parents, in writing and at conferences, at the intervals established by the district and/or building.
  • Communicate with parents on an ongoing basis, in a positive manner.
  • Work cooperatively with peers, administrators and support staff.
  • Make appropriate referrals of students for supplemental help; attend planning meetings as assigned, and implement individual plans.
  • Communicate with agencies, authorities and private practitioners, according to confidentiality guidelines and other district procedures.
  • Engage in continuous professional growth, including attending training sessions as assigned.  Complete a professional development plan according to procedures adopted by the school district.
  • Learn and implement the administrative procedures that are associated with the teaching assignment; for example, managing an activity account, applying for a field trip.
  • Use sound judgment, tact and diplomacy when interacting with students, parents and the community, and maintain the confidentiality of information that is not public domain.
  • Serve as a role model in the practice of ethical principles, responsible behavior and democratic values.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Become appropriately trained in the use and proper maintenance of laboratory apparatus and substances associated with the subject(s) taught.
  • Assist in the selection of textbooks, equipment and teaching materials.
  • Work with student teachers if needed.
  • Maintain an appropriate personal appearance.
  • Observe all safety and health regulations of the school district.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal, the Superintendent or his/her designee.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Appropriate State of Ohio teaching certificate/license.
  • Integrated license preferred.
  • Alternative to the above qualifications as the Superintendent and/or Board of Education may find appropriate.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the appropriate subject(s) or specialty areas.  May be required to teach more than one subject and laboratory.
  • Knowledge of a variety of instructional designs, methods and materials that are developmentally appropriate and age appropriate for the students.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of the assigned student population and the desire and ability to work effectively with them.
  • Ability to work effectively with other adults in many different situations, including teams.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Effective, active listening skills.
  • Well developed organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Basic knowledge of computer technology or willingness to acquire and appropriately apply such knowledge.  

EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

  • Various office machines and instructional equipment; for example, calculators, copiers, laminating machines, VCR’s, DVD players, slide projectors.
  • Computer/printer.
  • Laboratory apparatus and substances.  These will vary with teaching assignments and advancements in technology.  Examples are as follows:  

            a.  bunsen burner                                k.  tesla coil
            b.  hotplate                                          l.  induction coil
            c.  drying oven                                   m.  optical bench
            d.  beakers and test tubes                   n.  ripple tank
            e.  dissection equipment                      o.  U.V. lamp
            f.   autoclave                                      p.  magnifying glass
            g.  microscope                                   q.  bacteria cultures
            h.  microscope                                    r.  chemicals
            i.   Van de Graff generator
            j.   vacuum pump 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Potential exposure to blood or other bodily fluids and tissue.
  • Some exposure to chemical, electrical, heat and/or biological hazards.
  • Possible exposure to dangerous tools and equipment.
  • Occasional operation of a vehicle in inclement weather; that is, being prepared to come to school on all scheduled work days except calamity days.
  • Possible interaction with unruly students.
  • Possible interaction with angry or distraught adults.
  • Must be available for education related purposes outside the instructional day when requested to do so under reasonable terms.
  • Regular requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, reach, stretch with hands and arms, stoop, crouch and kneel.
  • Occasional requirement to handle, lift, carry, push and pull the equipment and supplies associated with the teaching assignment.
NOTE: The above lists may not be ranked in order of importance.
 
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
  • Length of Employment: One Year Limited Contract
  • Salary and Fringe Benefits:  Based on current salary and benefit schedule

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
 

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to the online application.  Please do not send materials through U.S. mail or by e-mail, all documents should be uploaded to your application.  

 

If your qualifications meet our needs we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.

 

The Marysville Exempted Village School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is in compliance with SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973.

 

Posted Internally: March 29, 2012
Internal Application Deadline: April 13, 2012

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