Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation and world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons. Notre Dame faculty are expected to be men and women of integrity and able to espouse Catholic, Holy Cross, and Notre Dame mission values that will set a positive example for all students.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The AP Environmental Science teacher is a 10-month, exempt position that reports to the Chair of the Science Department, and the administrative team of Principal and Vice Principals. There may be additional opportunities to teach during summer school.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Demonstrate passion and expertise in the teaching of AP Environmental Science and other laboratory sciences such as biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology or forensics.
Familiar with the AP Environmental Science requirements as determined by the College Board.
Well-versed in multiple areas of science and science education.
Proficient in the use of technology in the classroom and willing to incorporate it as a strategy to engage learners.
Plan lessons that reach a wide range of learners and learning styles.
Instruct five full credit science classes, assigned at the discretion of the Science Department Chair. In addition to AP Environmental Science this may also include biology, chemistry, anatomy and physiology, or forensics. This involves lesson planning and presentation, collaborating with other teachers, student assessment, and student support, as needed.
Develop, plan and present effective and engaging lessons to students in a classroom and online.
Relate to high school students and build positive relationships while maintaining healthy boundaries.
Collaborate, problem-solve, and share best practices with colleagues.
Exhibit a high level of familiarity and competence across cultures and multiple perspectives.
Show competence and familiarity in technology skills, and desire to keep learning.
Display excellent classroom management, communication, and organization skills.
Participate in school-wide and departmental faculty meetings and professional growth opportunities.
Engage in the life of the school community through presence at school Masses, assemblies, rallies, class retreats, sporting events, visual and performing arts events, etc.
Chaperone and supervisory responsibilities during the school day and some evening and weekend events.
Meet with students and parents, as needed, during X-Period, before, and after school.
Write college letters of recommendation for students when appropriate.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
A degree in environmental science, biology, chemistry or a related field.
Bachelor’s minimum, Masters and teaching credential preferred.
Minimum of two years of teaching experience at the high school level.
CA Teaching credential preferred but not required
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