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Job Description

Job Title:
Science Department Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
65 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Brent Wingers, Principal
Requisition Number:

ISG Jubail seeks a dynamic Middle and High School Science departmental assistant with a passion for supporting teachers and students in a range of science tasks across the middle and high school science classes and laboratories.  This person would demonstrate a commitment to a well-rounded and flexible science program that encompasses lab experiences, interdisciplinary connections, literacy, and authentic/relevant learning experiences.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about the sciences and possess quality interpersonal, organizational, and resource management skills.  ISG Jubail has a strong sense of community.  The ideal candidate would be eager to engage in collaboration around our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Collaborate around meeting our mission:  We inspire innovation and compassionate action
  • Communicate and collaborate in a professional manner
  • Commit to continual professional learning
  • Support the science team in planning of meaningful science-related opportunities and lab experiences
  • Support the science team in learning through assessment and feedback
  • Support the science team in reflecting on assessment goals and targets
  • Support the science team in planning and delivering effective and meaningful learning opportunities
  • Know and respond to the needs of the science department, staff and students included
  • Foster compassion and build relationships amongst all the ISG community
  • Exhibit effective and positive classroom management when/where applicable
  • Support student growth and collaboration when/where applicable

Specifically with regards to supporting the science program, the successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Successfully collaborate with the MSHS science team members
  • Assist in supervising students engaged in lab/class work
  • Organize, inventory, and maintain departmental resources
  • Assist in the set-up and take-down of science labs across all science courses and grade levels, including cleaning/sanitizing lab equipment
  • Organize and communicate local science order needs and support the annual international ordering process, update records and paperwork regularly
  • Understand scientific concepts and support instruction when/where applicable
  • Create an environment where students passionately exercise agency in pursuing science
  • Be a champion for science learning, inquiry, and engagement
Qualifications and Knowledge

The candidate must have:

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

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Deep content knowledge in science
  • Willingness to learn and grow with the departmental team and through professional development
  • Knowledge of technology to support science instruction 
  • Experience and/or certification/licensure to teach science
  • An advanced degree in a related field of study
  • Knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Running experiments and labs in a multitude of science contexts
  • Teaching science in an international context
  • Organizing resources and science equipment
  • Collaborating in a professional setting with large and small groups of colleagues
  • Using the Google Suite and all-around good general computer skills
  • With chemicals and safely storing/disposing of hazardous chemicals

Skills & Dispositions

  • Positive and compassionate outlook
  • Open-mindedness and flexibility
  • A proactive approach and ability to take initiative
  • Desire to engage in meaningful collaboration