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Forest Grove School District 15

Science Teacher (3024)

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Job Details

TitleScience Teacher
Posting ID3024
Description
  • This posting will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 12, 2020
  • Location: Neil Armstrong Middle School
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Start date: Augsut 31, 2020
  • Experience working with diverse student populations and a variety of instructional strategies (AVID, Archer, CM, SIOP) preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

 

Job Title: TEACHER - CLASSROOM

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Teacher promotes and develops successful learning for students, performs instructional and related duties in accordance with District Policies and terms of the teacher contract. The Teacher also maintains a cooperative attitude with staff, parents,and students. The Teacher reports to the Principal or Designated Administrator and does not supervise any employees.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a variety of situational appropriate instructional techniques and methods
    • Promote high levels of achievement in relation to individual abilities

    • Use techniques and methodologies appropriate to student abilities

    • Use current and relevant subject matter

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use research-based principles of effective instruction

    • Organize instruction using learning objectives with clearly defined student outcomes

    • Employ teaching strategies congruent with planned student outcomes

    • Select teaching strategies emphasizing involvement

    • Monitor student learning and pace instruction accordingly

  • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective student learning

    • Develop written rules of classroom behavior and communicate those rules to all students

    • Enforce written rules for classroom behavior

    • Communicate goals and academic expectations to students

    • Provide for the health and safety of students in all instructional settings

  • Prepare effectively for class

    • Prepare daily lesson plans

    • Provide instruction based on District approved curriculum and standards

    • Provide instruction predicated on course goals and objectives

  • Develop and communicate appropriate progress grading standards to students

    • Establish written grading standards that are clear and incorporate a variety of graded activities

    • Assure that grading standards are explained, understood by the students, and available to parents

  • Develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships

    • Model personal behaviors of honesty, fairness, courtesy and consideration

    • Maintain a cooperative relationship with administration staff, students and parents

    • Communicate with parents, counselors and students

    • Communicate with classified, licensed and administrative staff

    • Instruct and direct assigned instructional assistants to maximize delivery of instructional services

  • Provide documentation of student progress

    • Provide timely and accurate feedback/documentation to students and parents

    • Maintain appropriate records of student performance

    • Assign and check homework and provide feedback, when appropriate

    • Keep parents and teachers informed though written and oral communication

  • Build motivation and interest in learning

    • Exhibit personal interest and encourage student interest in the subject area

    • Maintain a current awareness of literature/activities in reading

  • Maintain an ongoing personal program of professional growth and development

    • Develop and implement annually an approved plan for professional growth and development

    • Identify and request to attend professional workshop activities intended to increase the teacher’s instructional effectiveness

    • Participate in District sponsored inservice offerings appropriate to assignment

  • Perform other related duties as assigned  by the principal and/or superintendent

    • Perform duties in accordance with District policy and terms set forth in the negotiated agreement

    • Assist in the enforcement of school and District rules and policies

    • Assume a share of responsibility for non-classroom student activities with the assigned workday

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Maintain consistent and predictable attendance to meet the requirements of the position
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

 

Education

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of education

Skills

  • Maintain integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, or district patrons

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of age appropriate teaching methods, state curriculum framework, education code 

Abilities

  • Demonstrates command of oral and written English language

  • Ability to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with students, parents, and school personnel from diverse cultures or backgrounds in English, Spanish, or other languages related to the job

  • Ability to work harmoniously with others

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required

  • Holds an appropriate license from Teacher Standards and Practices Commission in the State of Oregon and the required endorsement for the content area and grade level.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

1. In an eight-hour day employee may:

  • Stand/Walk [  ] None [  ] 1-4 hrs [  ] 4-6 hrs [X] 6-8 hrs
  • Sit              [  ] None [  ] 1-3 hrs [  ] 3-5 hrs [X] 5-8 hrs
  • Drive          [  ] None [X] 1-3 hrs [  ] 3-5 hrs [  ] 5-8 hrs 

2. Employee may use hands for repetitive:

  • [X] Single Grasping [X] Pushing and Pulling [X] Fine Manipulation

3. Employee may use feet for repetitive movement as in operating foot controls:

  • [X] Yes [  ] No

4. Employee may need to:

  • Bend           [X] Frequently [  ] Occasionally [  ] Not at all
  • Squat          [X] Frequently [  ] Occasionally [  ] Not at all
  • Climb Stairs [  ] Frequently [X] Occasionally [  ] Not at all
  • Lift              [  ] Frequently [X] Occasionally [  ] Not at all

5. Lifting:

  • [  ] Sedentary Work: Lifting 10 pounds occasionally with frequent sitting and occasional standing/walking.
  • [  ] Light Work: Lifting 20 pounds occasionally with occasional sitting and frequent standing/walking.
  • [X] Medium Work: Lifting 50 occasionally, 25 pounds frequently with occasional sitting and frequent standing/walking.
  • [  ] Medium Heavy Work: Lifting 75 pounds occasionally, 35 pounds frequently with occasional sitting and frequent standing/walking.
  • [  ] Heavy Work: Lifting 100 pounds occasionally, 50 pounds frequently with occasional sitting and frequent standing/walking.

The Forest Grove School District is an equal opportunity employer and provides services to the public on an equal opportunity basis and does not discriminate in employment or the provision of public services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, citizenship or marital status.

 

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Director of Human Resources at the Forest Grove School District, 503-359-2414.

 

Shift TypeRegular
Salary Range$44,682.00 - $87,844.00 / Annual
LocationNeil Armstrong Middle School

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/29/2020
End Date08/12/2020

Job Contact

NameOsvaldso Garcia-ContreraTitlePrincipal
Emailogarcia-contreras@fgsd.k12.or.usPhone(503) 718-4481