Science Teacher- Grades 6-8

Posted: Continuous 2012-04-03
Closes: Until filled
Balch Springs Middle School
  • Responsible for teaching science curriculum as assigned by the principal
  • Establish and maintain efficient classroom management procedures and standards of pupil behavior
  • Establish a system of student evaluation within the guidelines prescribed in state law or adopted by the school district; continually evaluate and record various aspects of students’ progress and report to parents as needed and required
  • Understand and plan lessons leading to subject area objectives and assume the responsibility for written lesson plans for substitutes
  • Provide a variety of planned learning experiences using a variety of media and methods in order to motivate students and best utilize available time for instruction
  • Be available for counseling students and parents before and after school
  • Perform basic attendance accounting and administrative tasks as required
  • Perform all other tasks and duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for subject and subject level assigned
  • Demonstrated proficiency in science curriculum including, but not limited to biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, aquatic science, geology, meteorology and oceanography
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various routine tasks, duties, and procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions with little or no previous experience
  • Demonstrated flexibility to cope with the challenges of a rapidly changing world
  • Demonstrated willingness to improve competency by periodically participating in some form of professional growth
  • Demonstrated willingness to remain current with the latest development in the profession 

Application Procedure:
Apply online

Other Information:
Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to current District promotional policy and compensation guidelines.  A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the Chief Human Development Officer.


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