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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2893178
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 14, 2018

Job Description

Woodland Public Schools - Chemistry/Science Teacher
We appreciate your interest in employment with Woodland Public Schools. All applications are considered and reviewed. The most qualified and competitive applicant(s) that possess directly related experience and expertise, training, and education may be invited to participate in the interview/selection process. As part of the selection process, the District conducts confidential reference checks to include former and present employers and also requires a criminal background investigation. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications received, not all applicants will receive an interview.
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Position Title: Chemistry/Science Teacher
Posting #: 1265 
Location: Woodland High School
Days/Hrs: Full Time
Start: 2018-2019 School Year

Job Summary: 
High School Science teacher for Woodland High School.  Assignment to include: Chemistry, AP Chemistry and potentially a STEM (Science/Engineering course) and/or Earth Science. 

  • Hold a valid Washington State teaching certificate with proper endorsements for assignment (Chemistry and/or STEM and/or Earth Science)
  • Well-developed management skills, people skills and effective communication skills
  • Additional endorsements in other subject areas are preferred, but not required
  • Candidates will need to demonstrate an ability to use a variety of teaching strategies addressing differing student learning styles, often within the same class setting and blocks of time
  • Well-developed management skills, technology skills, people skills and effective communication skills
  • Preference in screening of applications will be given to bilingual candidates
Such alternatives to the above requirements and desirable qualifications may be made as the district finds appropriate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach District-approved curriculum for Chemistry, AP Chemistry or other assigned science courses.
  • Develop advocacy relationships with students through advisory class period.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other colleagues. 
  • Plan a program of study that meets the individual needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional material and provides individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil.
  • Encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
  • Communicate regularly with parents outside normal classroom day by means of newsletters, notes, phone calls, conferences, etc.
  • Diagnose the learning disabilities of students.
  • Establish and maintain standards of pupil behavior to achieve an effective learning atmosphere.
  • Recognize and manage conditions which may lead to student control problems.
  • Establish clear parameters for student “in classroom” conduct and makes these expectations known.
  • Evaluate pupils' academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepares progress reports.
  • Available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day.
  • Create a climate of mutual respect between the teacher and their students.
  • Develop substitute plans when absent in enough detail for continued learning.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.   Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, well-being, or work output of other people.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.   
Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

Position Opens Internally:  2/14/2018
Position Closes Internally: 2/21/2018
Position Opens Externally (if necessary): 2/22/2018
Position Closes: Open Until Filled

If you are hired for this position, you will be required to pay for a background check, unless you have completed the background check in the past two years, and it is on file with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Science: Astronomy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: Earth & Space
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Contact Information

    • Vicky Barnes , Human Resources
    • 800 Second Street
    • Woodland, Washington 98674
    • Phone: 360-841-2700
    • Fax: 360-841-2701
    • Email: click here

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