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HS Chemistry Teacher

North Santiam School District 29J
Job Description
HS Chemistry Teacher JobID: 1803 
  • Position Type:
      Teacher - High School/Teacher: Science - General
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
      Stayton High School
  • Date Available:
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    Grades 9-12
    Stayton High School


    POSITION TYPE: Licensed
    START DATE: August 19, 2024, for Orientation
    WORK DAYS: 190 
    PAY: for the 2024-25 school year, $45,171.49 - $88,774.83 depending on experience and education level, plus we pay your PERS contribution

    Position Purpose
    Stayton High School is seeking a collaborative, positive educator skilled at teaching students critical reading, writing, and communication. Our mission is to empower all students for life, and we value relationships, high expectations, and active participation in the classroom and beyond. Our ideal candidate will be able to teach various science classes at any grade, 9-12, and will value collaboration with colleagues. 

    Essential Functions

    • Develops and administers Science education curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives
    • Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small-group instruction and student learning
    • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction
    • Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions on a variety of reading materials, including the mass media and a wide range of literature
    • Works with students and others to prepare materials for inclusion in literary publications, contests, etc
    • Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs
    • Maintains familiarity with district and Connecticut State standardized tests to adapt curriculum to maximize student achievement on such tests
    • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings or by conducting research
    • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement, and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws
    • Encourages parental involvement in students education and ensures effective communication with students and parents
    • Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
    • Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees
    • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, instructional aids, and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records

    Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators designated by the Superintendent.
                    Note: The above description illustrates tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to include every task or responsibility.

    Equipment: Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, copy and fax machines, and telephone

    Travel Requirements: Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiated instruction based on student learning styles
    • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis, and the formulation of action plans
    • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students
    • Ability to use computer network systems and software applications as needed
    • Ability to organize and coordinate work
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
    • Ability to engage in self-evaluation concerning performance and professional growth
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

    Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments.
    Certification/License: Oregon State Certification as a Science Education Teacher. Education:

    • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment
    • Master's Degree in a related area preferred

    Experience: Successful prior teaching experiences in Science are a plus
    FLSA Status:       Exempt

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