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Job Description

Job Title:
Chemistry Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
High/Senior
Subjects:
Chemistry
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Ronnie Caldwell, Principal
Requisition Number:
04-2223-014
Summary

We are looking for a qualified and enthusiastic Chemistry teacher, who will be part of a dynamic and highly successful science department. The position carries responsibility for teaching Chemistry to our grade 9-12 students.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Deliver an active, hands-on, and student-centered program to promote learning in Chemistry, including AP & IB Chemistry, to high school students
  • Maintain students attendance records, grades, and other required records
  • Evaluate and grade students class work, laboratory work, and assignments
  • Supervise students' laboratory work
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations
  • Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class
  • Observe, monitor, and record student progress
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues
  • Demonstrate creativity
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues
  • Provide supervision to student “after school activity” or coach/assistant coach athletic teams
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students and staff at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or the Assistant Principal
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree with a qualification in Chemistry
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Certification as a teacher
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Experience as a high school Chemistry teacher
  • Experience in teaching AP Chemistry is preferred
  • Experience in teaching IB Chemistry is preferred

Skills

  • Highly-developed classroom management skill
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Sound knowledge of  Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality