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Middle School Science Teacher

Category: Middle School Education
School: Park Maitland School
Location: Maitland, FL
Date Opened: Jun 17, 2022
Job ID: 13312

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Description

Middle school Science teacher needed for an FCIS accredited private school (2 years through 7th grade) in Maitland, Florida that offers an outstanding teaching environment. Seeking a highly qualified innovative educator to teach Science to advanced students along with other Science and technology-based electives. Candidate should be highly motivated and willing to incorporate Google Apps in Education in the classroom and in school communications. Team collaboration and technology-minded are a must in this traditional yet innovative well-regarded school.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to develop meaningful relationships with highly motivated students from diverse backgrounds. This teacher should plan to be an integral component of the students’ lives, in and out of the classroom, and to collaborate with colleagues on a grade level team and as a member of the science department.

Park Maitland has a one-to-one technology program, and students use technology in a variety of ways in every discipline including: integrating electronic textbooks, using Google Docs and Forms for assignments, and using blended models to ignite teacher-student interaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach science to middle school students to develop competency skills, and laboratory applications and knowledge required by advanced science and STEM fields while becoming a lifelong science learner.
  • Teach STEM and technology based electives. A successful candidate will work with the school to develop classes based on student interests. These could include: Coding, Robotics, Graphic Design, Animation, etc.
  • Prepare lesson materials, grade papers, manage the classroom, and evaluate and give feedback to students.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate. This should include an emphasis on lab-based instruction.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress, and manage laboratory projects as required by the scientific discipline and school health and safety standards.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervising administrator.


Qualifications:

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent with a focus on related field; advanced degree preferred
Previous experience teaching middle school science and technology

Park Maitland: https://www.parkmaitland.com/
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