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Secondary Teacher - Science (Chemistry and Physics)

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5/18/2017
Becky Andersen
909-985-1864 293
1
2017/2018 (184 Days)
Full Time
Until Filled
Salary Range: $48,245.00 - $80,777.00 (based on units, degree and experience).
Date Posted:
5/18/2017
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
2017/2018 (184 Days)
Salary:
Salary Range: $48,245.00 - $80,777.00 (based on units, degree and experience).
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Becky Andersen Email: becky_andersen@upland.k12.ca.us Phone: 909-985-1864 293
Upland High School
16/17-089
THE UPLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP IN EMPLOYMENT. (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) According to the American Disabilities Act, we will make reasonable accommodations if you need them in order to apply. Please call (909) 985-1864.
Upland High School
16/17-089
THE UPLAND UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP IN EMPLOYMENT. (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) According to the American Disabilities Act, we will make reasonable accommodations if you need them in order to apply. Please call (909) 985-1864.
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SCIENCE TEACHER

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the school administrator and as part of a junior high or high school teaching assignment, teach one or more classes of science to students in grades 7-12 and assist in other school programs as assigned.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Teach concepts and skills in science to secondary students utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education, and appropriate curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content if available. E

Instruct students in citizenship, basic communication skills and other general elements of the course of study common to teachers, as specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. E

Adapt science material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge pupils. Develop lesson plans. E

Demonstrate, insofar as possible, science concepts using models, chalk board, overhead projects and other standard or teacher-prepared instructional aids as supplies are available. E

Adapt the curriculum to the needs of the students. E

Establish and maintain with the cooperation and aid of the school administration, standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment. E

Indicate each student's progress in science knowledge and skills by report cards and interim progress reports. Will prepare letters of recommendation for scholarships, college applications, etc., when requested by the student or a representative of a higher educational institute. E

Maintain professional competence through participation in in-service educational activities provided and supported by the District and in other professional growth activities selected by the teacher. E

Encourage pupils to think independently and to express original ideas.

Observe Code of ethics (NEA and Title V)

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

Communicate with parents to interpret contemporary methods in teaching science and with parents and school counselors to discuss the individual student's progress. E

Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude and learning problems. E

Attend and participate in faculty and District meetings. E

Attend and participate in appropriate parent-faculty or community activities. E

Plan and coordinate the work of teacher aides or student teachers. E

Assist in the supervision of pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day. E

Participate in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school of assignment and/or on a District level. E

Supply necessary attendance data. E

Share in the sponsorship and/or supervision of student activities. E

May select and requisition books, instructional aids, and instructional supplies and maintain required inventory records.

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree with major or minor in one or more areas of the following sciences: biological, physical, chemistry, physics or geosciences.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
Junior High or High School science lab work environment.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate adjust and repair laboratory equipment.
Seeing to monitor lab activities and students.
Hearing and speaking to exchange information and provide instruction.
Bending at the waist.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

HAZARDS:
Chemical fumes

Requirements for Applying

All applicants must submit a resume and letter of introduction. In-house applicants will not need to submit the documents listed below if they are already on file with the district.

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Credential Copy (appropriate valid California teaching credential to teach Chemistry and Physics)
  • English Learner Authorization (may be embedded in credential.)
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Must submit three current letters.)
  • Resume

    Requirements for Applying

    All applicants must submit a resume and letter of introduction. In-house applicants will not need to submit the documents listed below if they are already on file with the district.

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Credential Copy (appropriate valid California teaching credential to teach Chemistry and Physics)
    • English Learner Authorization (may be embedded in credential.)
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Must submit three current letters.)
    • Resume

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