Valuable Final Product: Student understanding of science that furthers the development of character and intellect.
General Purpose: The General Science teacher is responsible for developing students’ academic excellence and virtue by creating a positive culture of inquiry and learning and providing students with challenging and meaningful learning activities and experiences.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates subject matter knowledge
- Intermediate knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, earth/space science, and related mathematics
- Safety issues related to science labs and investigations
- Methods of research in the sciences, including laboratory and research techniques and the use of associated technology
- History and philosophy of science
Plans curriculum and instruction
Delivers effective instruction
Manages classroom climate and operation
Meets professional responsibilities
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in science field, with at least 36 semester hours in science courses
Colorado teaching license is not required
Prior teaching experience preferred, but is not required
$35,000 per year, based on ESSA qualifications; eligible for merit pay up to $2,000.
•Long-term disability insurance
•Paid time off