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Grades 10-12 Physics/Chemistry Teacher

Company: Collegiate Charter School of Lowell
Location: Lowell
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Teacher _enables the success of student academic achievement _ through implementation of the SABIS curriculum and philosophy and through the consistent use of the SABIS PointSystem of instruction.The Teacher _has an oversight role_ for all students within the school setting, to ensure a safe academic environment conducive to learning and maintain the professional SABIS image.The Teacher _ensures proper planning and follow up _ for the academic progress of all students and works cooperatively with the Student Life and Student Management teams.The Teacher _ensures accurate and timely reporting to the Academic Quality Controller, _ as required by SABIS and governmental bodies. The Teacher reports regularly to the AcademicQuality Controller regarding students' performance and challenges, with recommendations for action and a summary of actions taken.The Teacher _fulfills _ a requirement of 30 student contact hours per week. The primary assignment may be a specific grade level (including homeroom duties) or subject teaching to multiple classes in regular or intensive classes. The Teacher may also be assigned additional non-instructional duties such as proctoring exams or supervising recess or lunch. The Teacher must attend all school functions.Principal Roles & Responsibilities 1 Student Academic Achievement Prepares students to meet academic testing requirements (internal, state-mandated and federal- mandated) and to achieve academic growth by implementing SABIS curriculum and philosophy to the classes he or she is assigned to teach; facilitates and communicates knowledge and strategies for learning to students; administers/proctors tests that are approved by the school, and correct all daily work and exams; monitors academic progress of entire class and individual students 2 Use of Point System Applies the three-step teaching cycle consistently and efficiently by implementing SABIS curriculum and philosophy to the classes he or she is assigned to teach; plans points, instruction, and practice work to maximize learning; manages group work effectively; maintains an appropriate pace in every class he or she is assigned to teach; ensures that student learning occurs in class; uses the SABIS method of academic prefects 3 Classroom Management Applies school and classroom rules consistently and effectively; utilizes preventive discipline, including proper use of seating charts; motivates and engages students; communicates expectations to students clearly; establishes and maintains a positive classroom environment conducive to learning; supervises students within the school setting and on school grounds 4 Professional Relations Motivates students to perform well and responds promptly to student needs; maintains positive relations with colleagues, administration, and staff; inspires respect and trust; encourages students to participate inStudent Life and upholds Student Life principles; supports and works cooperatively with Student Life staff; maintains a positive attitude; follows instructions; responds to management direction 5 Commitment Demonstrates commitment to the organization; adheres to school policies and procedures; meets attendance and punctuality guidelines; demonstrates commitment to quality 6 Accountability Meets set objectives; meets commitments especially when they impact others; takes responsibility for own actions; requires minimum supervision and direction; identifies problems promptly and offers alternative solutions; uses resources efficiently and effectively; communicates to Academic Quality Controller regarding any and all areas of academic concern; escalates to the Director if necessary; prepares and maintains accurate and appropriate student attendance and grade records as outlined by the AcademicQuality ControllerRecommended Qualifications 1 Education Minimum: Bachelor's degree and fluency in subject area to be taught 2 Competencies a) Leadership and team management skillsb) Interpersonal and communication skillsc) Organizational and self-management skills; Ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectivelyd) Goal orientation; Planning and execution skillse) Problem solving abilitiesf) Dependability; Readiness to go above and beyond when necessary to reach goalsEmployment RequirementsMust meet all employment requirements including, but not limited to, federal and state education and certification requirements, reference checks, and criminal background checksPhysical Demands_The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the principal roles and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal roles and responsibilities. _ 1 Educating Students Spends majority of the day standing in the classroom. While standing teachers frequently hold light objects they are working with and demonstrating, etc. from waist level to slightly above the teacher's head.Teacher must move about the classroom and be able to maneuver in tight spaces between desks, etc.Teachers may kneel, squat, stoop, and/or bend on an occasional to frequent basis. Teachers occasionally to frequently use a chalkboard or whiteboard, which can require grasping chalk, eraser, and/or whiteboard pens, reaching at, below, or above shoulder height and may require trunk or neck rotation to look back at the class. Teachers with physical education classroom duties occasionally lift, using one or both arms while assisting children. Teachers may have playground duties, which involve walking on even or uneven surfaces. Teachers may use computers, overhead projectors, TV, VCR, etc., which may require an approximately 10 pound force to push or pull equipment. It is also necessary to bend, squat, kneel, etc. when working with equipment, plugging it in, etc. Teachers may move children's desks and chairs to change the layout of the classroom to influence the learning situation. It is occasionally necessary to lift and carry boxes weighing up to approximately 50 pounds from various locations in the school building distances vary. Teachers must sit on an occasional basis when preparing lesson plans, grading, etc. It is necessary to grasp and manipulate pens, markers, scissors, staplers, etc. occasionally to frequently. 2 Managing Student Behavior The teacher must see and hear on a continuous basis as well as speak frequently. Positions vary from standing, sitting, walking, etc. On some occasions it may be necessary to move quickly, run, etc. over smooth or uneven surfaces. 3 Evaluating Students Record keeping utilizes writing with pens and markers requiring prolonged grasp. Seeing is necessary on a continuous basis. Preparing materials for students may require utilizing various copy machines in the school. 4 Work Environment _The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the principal roles and responsibilities of this job. _The noise level in the work environment is quiet to loud, depending on the activities of the day. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $52,000.00 per yearSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: Collegiate Charter School of Lowell, Lowell , Grades 10-12 Physics/Chemistry Teacher, Education / Teaching , Lowell, Massachusetts

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