Classroom Teacher - Clayton School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Science Teacher (PLTW Biomedical)
Job Location: Clayton High School
Beginning: Aug 06, 2019
Deadline: Mar 31, 2019**
Certificate: Science, Biology
Certificate: Unified Science, Biology
District: Clayton School District
Clayton, MO 63105
Telephone: 314-854-6000 EXT 6032
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Job Description:
The School District of Clayton is seeking a Science teacher (Project Lead The Way [PLTW] Biomedical) for the 2019-2020 school year at Clayton High School. The successful candidate will have an academic background and experience with teaching secondary science.
 
Our district values the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues; success in creating inclusive classrooms; and experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

The Successful Candidate:
 
  • Is knowledgeable about high school philosophy and the developmental needs of adolescents and will be able to present the curriculum using a problem-centered approach
  • Demonstrates appropriate long and short term preparation for classroom instruction
  • Holds high expectations for all students and sees themselves as facilitators of student learning
  • Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in group settings
  • Assesses student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to adjust instruction as needed
  • Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge
  • Takes responsibility for teaching the District curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how knowledge in their subject areas is created, organized, and linked to other disciplines and life experiences
  • Keeps abreast of current developments in their field and continues to deepen their understanding of their discipline(s)
  • Establishes and maintains a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community
 
Education:  Bachelor's Degree required.  Major or Minor in content area required.  Master’s Degree preferred.  The selected candidate will have completed the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Core Training or be willing to attend training this summer.
Certification:  Missouri teacher certification, with required endorsements for subject and level assigned required (Biology or Unified Science-Biology).  PLTW certification is required.
Experience:  Preferred.  Must complete the PLTW Core Training prior to the start of the 2019-2020 school year.
Compensation:  Highly-competitive salary.
Benefits:  Comprehensive benefits package
FLSA Status:  Exempt, Professional Exemption-Teacher.
Work Calendar:  192 day calendar.  
 
Please understand that in order to be considered as a candidate you must complete all steps in the application process.  These steps include completing the online application; uploading your cover letter, resume, and transcripts; listing three current references; and completion of the Teacher EPI Assessment.
 
To apply, please submit your application online at claytonschools.net/employment.
 
Equal Opportunity Employer
  
It is the policy of the School District of Clayton not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment practices as required by Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Full Non-Discrimination Disclosure
 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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