FALL RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
1. Appropriate Massachusetts
2. Bachelor's Degree with
major or minor in Science preferred.
3. Basic Computer
Department Head and School Principal
To develop in each pupil an awareness of the role of science in
economic and social progress; to motivate each pupil to acquire
knowledge of scientific facts and principles and skills in
scientific methods of problem-solving; to discover and develop
special talents of pupils in scientific fields.
1. Teaches skills, knowledge,
and scientific attitudes through courses in general science,
earth sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, physiology, or
science problems to secondary pupils, utilizing course of study
adopted by the School Committee and other appropriate learning
2. Plans a science program
involving demonstrations, lectures, discussion, and student
experiments; organizes laboratory activities for optimum
Demonstrates scientific concepts by use of scientific apparatus,
experiments, and standard or teacher-prepared charts, sketches,
and other instructional aids.
Provides individual or small group instruction in order to adapt
the curriculum to the needs of pupils and to accommodate
circumstances where a variety of projects and experiments are
being worked on simultaneously.
Instructs pupils in proper use, care, and safe handling of
chemicals, science equipment, and plant and animal life.
Provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, equipment,
and tools. Makes minor adjustments and requests repairs to
equipment as required.
7. Establishes and maintains
standards of pupil behavior for a productive learning environment
during class laboratory sessions, and field trips
8. Evaluates each pupil's
growth in knowledge, skills, and scientific attitudes in course
Maintains professional competence
through in-service education activities provided by the school
department and/or in self-selected professional growth
10. Identifies pupils' needs, and
cooperates with other professional staff members in helping
pupils solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
11. Participates in curriculum and other
12. Assists pupils in selection and
development of individual research projects.
13. Cooperates with school administration
in providing science displays and programs for the school and
community, and in sponsoring science activities.
14. Communicates with parents and school
counselors on pupil progress.
in hands-on technology training with students in conjunction with
Massachusetts Department of Education and Community Agencies.
16. All other responsibilities that are
listed in the collective bargaining agreement between the Fall
River Educators' Association and the Fall River School
SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In accordance with the Fall River Educators' Association
contract. Employment is contingent upon job performance,
program needs, and funding.
Closing Date for
Applications: As indicated on webpage
The Fall River Public
Schools offers all programs, activities, and employment
opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion,
sexual orientation, and