Professional/Certified - Position Type/Grade Level - Grade 08
Middle School Science Position
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teacher certificate and certification for grades 6-8 Science
Prefer applicant to have proven success in the Science classroom and on state assessments. Applicants should have a strong knowledge of their content; have adequate fluency in content to enable the teacher to create authentic learning activities aligned with the TEKS; ability to collaborate with the other Science team teacher to build and refine curriculum plan; strong classroom management skills; ability to keep students engaged in learning; ability to align lessons to curriculum and TEKS; applicant needs strong organizational skills; the ability to establish a good rapport with faculty, students, and parents. Candidate must be comfortable using Google applications as the campus is a Google campus and will be a 1:1 campus in the fall.
Purpose: To provide students with high quality instruction in Science and to provide aligned learning activities to help them achieve the academic goals set for middle school students, to help each student achieve their potential in academics and citizenship, as well as to enable students to become lifelong learners.
Specific Responsibilities: Create and implement lesson plans weekly that are aligned to TEKS and established curriculum plan; adhere to and implement 504 and Special Education accommodations according to IEPs; implement instruction that meets the diversified needs of all students with attention to multiculturalism and learning styles, and academic learning needs; use technology to promote student learning and engagement; utilize both formal and informal assessments of student learning and provide feedback to students often; work with curriculum personnel to create instructional goals, learning objectives and to continue professional learning; participate in professional development to continue personal growth as an educator; attend faculty meetings and work collaboratively with inclusion aids.
Salary: State base + (Available to view on WISD website)