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Job Description

Job Title:
High School Physics Teacher
School / Location:
School / Department:
High/Senior
Subjects:
High School AP Physics / Physics
Job Status:
Full-time
Salary Code:
Teacher
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 7.5 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Maggie Cashdollar, High School Assistant Principal
Requisition Number:
01-2223-089
Summary

We’re looking for an enthusiastic High School Physics Teacher, who will be a key member of the department and will be responsible for delivering the HS curriculum.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a 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 science courses especially physics/ AP physics for high school level students
  • Maintain student’s attendance records, grades and other required records
  • Supervise students' laboratory work
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times
  • Assist students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress
  • Evaluate and grade students class work, laboratory work, and assignments
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Collaborate with colleagues
  • Embody, uphold, and promote the ISG Learning Principles:
    • Students learn best with voice and choice
    • Learning is a reflective practice
    • Learning requires a safe, collaborative environment
    • Learning requires feedback for growth
    • Learning inspires passionate engagement
    • Learning from failure requires a growth mindset
    • Appropriate challenge engages and motivates learners
  • Embody, uphold and promote the ISG Assessment Beliefs:
    • Purpose:
      • The purpose of assessment is to improve learning
    • Beliefs:
      • The student is the first and most important user of assessment data
      • Reflection is integral to deep learning
      • Assessments should be aligned with adopted standards
      • Feedback to students should be timely, targeted, accurate, actionable, ongoing, and embedded in the assessment process
      • Assessments should produce accurate data capable of informing instruction and learning
      • Assessments should give students opportunities to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
      • Creating and upholding structures that support teacher collaboration around assessment practices will enhance student learning
  • Strive to help students demonstrate and embody the characteristics of the ISG Profile of Graduates:
    • Leadership - inspire and motivate others
    • Collaboration - purposeful and effective interaction with others
    • Individuality - self-development, confidence, and motivation
    • Open mindedness - embrace and respect diverse ideas to refine perspective(s), balance judgment, and inspire compassion
    • Balance - well-roundedness, focus, and sustenance of a healthy mental and physical lifestyle through an efficient and proficient use of time
    • Integrity - willingness and desire to do the right thing
    • Growth mindset - belief that talents may be learned and perfected through perseverance
    • Critical thinking - apply multiple perspectives and deep reasoning to real world situations
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Principal
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Prior experience as a high school Physics teacher is preferred
  • Experience with Google Suite or Microsoft Office
  • Experience delivering a program according to the precepts of the Common Core Standards, but within an international context

Skills

  • Sound knowledge of physics for high school level
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral
  • Highly-developed classroom management skill
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity to handle a range of situations
  • Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality