MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE GRADE 8

Quincy Public Schools ( learn more )

Quincy, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4107681
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Middle School Science Teacher Grade 8. Must be appropriately licensed for Middle School Science Grades 5 - 8 instruction, by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

TITLE: MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER, GRADE 8

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Plan, teach, and evaluate general science units designed to meet the Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Curriculum Frameworks and perform tasks associated with the teaching profession in general. Inspire middle school students in all aspects of Science for future course and career pathways and collaborate with school and district educators. Become especially responsive to the needs of our middle school students and make a constructive effort to serve the needs of our school as an organization. Ability to provide differentiated instruction for advanced learners is a key qualification for this position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Plan, organize, and provide appropriate learning experiences within assigned area of responsibility.
2.Establish and maintain an instructional atmosphere conducive to learning.
3.Develop lesson plans and organize class time so demonstration, instruction, hands-on activities and project based-learning can be accomplished within the allotted time.
4.Incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math into lessons and projects and demonstrate appropriate application of interdisciplinary instruction across all disciplines.
5.Apply a variety of teaching techniques to the delivery of instruction in science content areas of: Earth and Space Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Science
6.Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate records and prepare progress reports.
7.Perform all required duties (i.e. supervision, attendance taking, student/parent conferences, department/staff meetings, professional development, etc.).
8.Maintain up-to-date and accurate records and reports necessary for effective management.
9.Responsible for delivering appropriate accommodations and services for all students.
10.Participate in professional development activities that align with school-wide educational goals.
11.Adhere to the requirements of the Educator Evaluation System.
12.Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal or Superintendent of Schools.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related technology and/or engineering field.
2.MA DESE certification in General Science (5-8).
3.Demonstrated proficiency in the execution of 2016 MA Science and Technology/Engineering Frameworks.
4.Familiar with Science, Technology/Engineering MCAS test items.
5.Computer literate.
6.Experience instructing at the middle school level with evidence of instructional or supervisory role.
7.Ability to draw interdisciplinary connections between science, engineering, math, and technical fields.
8.Examples of lesson and assessment development or project-based learning; practicum or teaching experiences is strongly suggested.
9.Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a caring, positive and constructive manner and specifically with students, teachers, school administrators, parents and volunteers.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please send, fax, or email a letter of interest, resume, copy of current license or supporting documentation, and letters of recommendation to: application@quincypublicschools.com


Send resume and supporting documentation to : application@quincypublicschools.com


Quincy Public Schools strives to create an inclusive and racially affirming environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. Join the team and be part of a dynamic multicultural community. Thank you for your interest in joining our professional team.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Quincy Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Send resume and supporting documentation to : application@quincypublicschools.com
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kevin Mulvey
    • 34 Coddington Street
    • Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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