Classroom Teacher - Ritenour School District
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Science Teacher - Ritenour High School
Job Location: Ritenour School District
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Science, Biology
Certificate: Science, Earth Science
Certificate: Science, General Science
District: Ritenour School District
St. Louis, MO 63114
Telephone: 314-493-6061
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Job Description:
                                                                2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

POSITION:  Science Teacher - Ritenour High School 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires any Secondary Science Certification. 

Application Submission Procedure – External Candidates :
Visit ritenourschools.org and complete application. Applications are accepted only through this process-mailed or emailed application materials will not be considered. Upload letter of interest, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, a copy of your Missouri certification, and   transcripts. 
Application Submission Procedure – Internal Candidates :
Visit www.ritenourschools.org and “Sign In” as an employee. Click “Staff Website” and then under Quick Links click on “Internal Job Postings,” New applicants will create an Internal Profile and click on “Job Listings” and apply for the position. If you already have an Internal Profile, click on “Job Listings” and apply for the position.

DEADLINE: Hiring/Screening immediately. Open until filled.

EXAMPLE (S) of WORK PERFORMED:
  • Plans and implements an inquiry based science program based on national and state science standards. Creates engaging lessons that develop students’ critical thinking and problem solving skills. Continually assesses student progress toward mastery of standards. Creates a flexible high school science program and classroom environment that promotes learning and personal growth for all students.
  • Establishes effective rapport with students to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation continued progress in accordance with each student’s ability. 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. Assess 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. Establishes clear objectives for all lessons units and projects and communicates these objectives to students. Keeps abreast of current development in their fields and continues to deepen their understanding of their disciplines.
  • Establishes and maintains a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community. Develops classroom rules on behavior procedures, and maintains fair and just order in the classroom. Manages discipline in accordance with administrative regulations, school board policies, and legal requirements.
  • Develops a repertoire of strategies to manage student behavior, individually and in-groups, in a manner that encourages individual responsibility, self-control, self-discipline, and effective decision-making. Takes reasonable and necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities. Demonstrates a respectful, cooperative and caring manner with students and adults in the school community. Assumes responsibility for the effective functioning of the school to include necessary non-instructional assignments and student management throughout the entire building.
  • Contributes to school effectiveness by collaborating with other professionals and participating in school and district activities, such as staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, teacher training workshops and serving on building and district committees.
  • Pursues professional growth and development through staff development and opportunities, postgraduate education, membership and participation in professional organizations and attendance at regional, state and national meetings. Actively participates in the Performance Based Teacher Evaluation process..
                             For More Information, Please Visit Ritenour School District's Employment Page.

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

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