The science teacher is responsible for creating and implementing an inquiry-based curriculum that is aligned with the "Next Generation Science Standards," which allows students to participate in the scientific process and demonstrate mastery in science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas. This position will cover a maternity leave from May 2021 through October 2021 with the summer off. NJA leverages technology and a new STEM lab to provide inquiry-based instruction. The science teacher shall be a leader in inquiry-based instruction and keep up with the latest advances in STEM education. The science teacher engages colleagues throughout the school to help move science instruction and curricula forward. The science teacher differentiates lessons in order to reach and challenge all students. The science teacher is successful by demonstrating objective-driven instruction, high expectations, accountability for students, and rigorous student engagement. Working on a school team with other teachers, the science teacher communicates effectively with colleagues and parents.
- Committed to the school’s mission as a Christian servant leader.
- Strong organization skills and preparedness to teach assigned classes.
- Work with colleagues to ensure daily instructional curriculum meets the state teaching standards.
- Teach engaging and challenging units of study while providing rigorous assessments.
- Committed to all pedagogical and school culture responsibilities involved with implementing blended learning.
- Attend all professional development meetings and enrichment opportunities.
- Ensure that all assessments are administered and graded in a timely manner; maintain accurate student records; analyze results with staff, parents, and students; make adjustments to instruction, as needed.
- Complete quarterly report cards and conduct parent conferences.
- Partner with families during the school day and in other school events to build a working relationship with each family.