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High School Science Teacher (Chemistry) at Notre Dame High School

Application Deadline

9/22/2023 11:55 PM Pacific

Date Posted
9/18/2023
Contact
RaeAnna Ashton
951-275-5875
Number of Openings
1

Add'l Salary Info

$43,000.00 - $53,000.00 per year
Length of Work Year
10 months
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Job Summary

The classroom instructor supports the Notre Dame Leadership Team in creating a student-centered, technology and academically strong learning environments. The position requires instructors to be innovative, engaging, and capable of motivating students. The incumbent needs to encompasses a wide range of programs, assignments, and projects, while maintaining reports, databases, and duties relating to the school objectives for student learning and Integral Student Outcomes (ISO). This position reports directly to the Principal, to the Assistant Principal’s and Curriculum Director. Essential Job Functions Align course content with established curriculum and formulate clear and achievable learning objectives for students. Establish structured innovative learning environments which engage students while meeting accepted classroom management practices. Implement prescribed instructional planning to maximize the effectiveness of block scheduling in meeting stated learning objectives. Creatively integrate the culture of technology/innovative platform in and out of the classroom. Collaborate across grade-level curriculum. Identify and utilize data to measure the degree to which learning objectives are met. Communicate student progress and collaborate with parents. Plan lessons in specific subjects and present them to students using creative teaching techniques in engaging ways daily. Assess the weaknesses, strengths and abilities of every student each week and address them appropriately. Maintain obvious rules for a disciplined classroom that still allows students to feel comfortable asking questions and brainstorming. Adapt lesson plans when class sizes change or students are struggling with a particularly difficult concept. Report to Curriculum Director or Administration regarding concepts you feel are or are not working. Understand the standardized state tests and adequately prepare students to pass them. Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Compete

Job Description / Essential Elements:    Print   

This professional position supports the Notre Dame Leadership Team in the creation of student-centered, technology-enhanced, academically-strong, innovative learning environments.  The position requires instructors to be innovative designers of engaging assignments, motivating students in the pursuit of knowledge and understanding in a rich Catholic environment and encompasses a wide range of programs, projects, reports, databases, and duties relating to the school objectives for student learning and Integral Student Outcomes (ISO).  This position reports indirectly to the President and directly to the Principal and, as delegated, to the Assistant Principal and Dean of Students.

 

Essential Job Functions                                           Percent of Time (approx.)

 

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment                              50%

 

  • Establish professional partnerships which exceed student and parent expectations;
  • Align course content with established curriculum and formulate clear and achievable learning objectives for each lesson;
  • Create engaging assignments that embrace Notre Dame's learning modalities and grade level learning objectives;
  • Establish structured innovative learning environments which engage students in the learning process while meeting accepted classroom management practices;
  • Implement prescribed instructional planning to maximize the effectiveness of block scheduling in meeting stated learning objectives;
  • Fully and creatively integrate Notre Dame's iPad learning platform in the creation of innovative learning environments;
  • Collaborate across grade-level curriculum to create a unique and effective learning culture;
  • Identify and utilize current assessment practices to measure the degree to which learning objectives are met;
  • Communicate student progress and collaborate with parents to provide interventions necessary to ensure student success.

Co-curricular Activities                                                          25%

Cor Unum et anima Una

  • Mentor program;
  • Liturgies;
  • Student activities;
  • Community events;
  • Assemblies;

Safety, Supervision, and School Culture                                25%

 

  • Collaborate with Deans in the implementation of school standards for student accountability regarding dress, academic preparedness, and personal behavior;
  • Instructional environment.

 

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Competencies (Degrees, job experience, and necessary skill set to perform job functions)

 

  1. Bachelors Degree and single subject credential in related field ;
  2. Ability to create student-centered learning environments with the effective delivery of course content;
  3. Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining collegial working relationships;
  4. Demonstrated ability and skill in writing concise, logical, grammatically correct correspondence;
  5. Demonstrated ability to compose and deliver compelling and engaging presentations;
  6. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters;
  7. Proficiency in using Apple products including iMac, MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV,
  8. Proficiency in using Apple apps, App Store, iTunesU, iTunes, iWork's, and all other applicable apps and software;
  9. Proficiency in using social media, and basic website and internet tools;

10.  Strong sense of Catholic school ministry.

 

Preferred Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Competencies ( These are less tangible skill sets that will set the candidate apart)

 

  1. Inspired and strategic outlook;
  2. Entrepreneurial spirit with creative problem solving abilities;
  3. Working knowledge and experience in [insert essential job duties];
  4. Experience in Catholic education;
  5. Understanding of Catholic school culture.

 

Special Conditions of Employment (these are standard requirements for all positions)

 

  • Salaried Exempt or Hourly Nonexempt Position
  • Work hours are from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday
  • Evening and week-end hours will be required
  • Hours will vary during peak seasons
  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed

 

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Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

    • CPR/First Aid Certification
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume