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Science (Biology and Chemistry) Teacher (Full-Time)

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

Posted

06/27/2022

Expires

08/11/2022

Description

SCOPE AND ROLE OF THE SALESIAN EDUCATOR
A Salesian Educator will promote academic excellence and support the faith development of young men in a private, Catholic secondary school setting. A Salesian Educator must work in collaboration with parents, students, teachers, administration, and community in order to promote student success while supporting the faith development / formation of young men.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to)
This position is anticipated to teach primarily Biology and Chemistry. The following is a summary of major duties and responsibilities:
• Facilitates learning through a student-centered approach consistent with the Next Generation Science Standards
• Focuses on learning outcomes by using assessment data to drive instruction.
• Instructs students in basic communication skills and other general elements of the course of study common to all teachers.
• Adapts Science course material and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.
• Determines instructional materials designed to achieve instructional goals and behavioral objectives
• Collaborates with the Science department to select books and instructional aids appropriate to the interest and maturity level of students
• Encourages students to think independently and to express original ideas
• Evaluates each student’s progress in Science and prepares progress reports as needed/requested
• Provides individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
• Establishes and maintains with cooperation of the school administration standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment
• Maintains professional competence through participation in service education activities provided by the school and/or self-selected professional growth activities
• Identifies student needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems
• Communicates with parents and school counselors on the individual student’s progress
• Supervises students in out -of-classroom activities during the assigned working day
• Participates in curriculum and other developmental programs within the school
• Performs basic attendance accounting and business services as required
• Shares in the sponsorship of student activities and participates in faculty committees
• Performs other concomitant duties as may be reasonably assigned

Requirements

MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a major or minor in a Science field or related field of study
• At least two years of experience as a Science teacher in a comprehensive high school setting
• Should have a relentless focus on ensuring all students are successful in meeting learning targets
• Knowledge of and advocacy for the mission of Catholic Education

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s Degree in Science, Education, or a related field
• General Secondary or Single Subject Credential in Science or equivalent
• Understanding of educating students with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
• Experience with a Learning Management System (LMS) and Google Apps for Education (e.g., Google Docs, Google Sheets) in a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) or 1:1 technology environment
• Active collaborator and communicator with fellow educators, counselors, students, parents, and administration

Salary:
St. John Bosco High School offers a competitive salary that will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:
St. John Bosco High School is strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff. All interested applicants must submit the following: (1) a list of references with contact information; (2) a current resume; (3) and a personal statement, no more than two pages, on the applicant’s philosophy on teaching and learning Science. All materials should be sent electronically to sjbemployment@bosco.org.

Information/Application Contact

St. John Bosco High School (Bellflower)

13640 Bellflower Blvd

Bellflower, CA 90706

sjbemployment@bosco.org