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High School Science Teacher (Physics) - General Pool (2024-25 SY)

Company: Alexandria City Public Schools
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: May 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Teacher facilitates student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students' providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents, and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. This job reports to the Principal.


Qualifications:


  • Education: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree preferred.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license required, or eligibility to obtain one.
  • Must be endorsed in Biology, Earth Sciences, Chemistry, and/or Environmental Science.

    Essential Functions:

    • Adapts classroom work to provide students with instructional materials that address individualized learning plans within established lesson plans.
    • Administers developmental testing programs, subject-specific assessments, etc. to assess student competency levels and/or develop individual learning plans.
    • Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress to communicate expectations; student's achievements; develops methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.
    • Assesses student progress towards objectives, expectations, and/or goals to provide feedback to students, parents, and administration.
    • Collaborates with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents, and a variety of community resources to improve the overall quality of student outcomes and achieve established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
    • Counsels students on performance improvement, health status, problem-solving techniques, and a variety of personal issues.
    • Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or subject-specific assignments to provide an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.
    • Directs assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers, and/or student workers to provide an effective classroom program and address the needs of individual students.
    • Instructs students to improve their success in academic, interpersonal, and daily living skills through a defined course of study.
    • Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal learning environment.
    • Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, nap times, etc.) to ensure a safe and positive learning environment.
    • Participates in a variety of meetings to convey and/or gather information required to perform functions.
    • Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. grades, attendance, anecdotal records, etc.) to document student progress and meet mandated requirements.
    • Reports incidents (e.g. fights, suspected child abuse, suspected substance abuse, etc.) to maintain the personal safety of students, provide a positive learning environment, and adhere to the Education Code and school policies.
    • Performs other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

      Clearances:

      • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
      • Tuberculosis Skin Test.


        Public Health Compliance

      • Must follow safety and health protocols.

        WP

Keywords: Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria , High School Science Teacher (Physics) - General Pool (2024-25 SY), Education / Teaching , Alexandria, Virginia

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