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Science Teacher

Company: Washoe County School District
Location: Reno
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY DESCRIPTIONUnder the general supervision of an administrator, a classroom teacher will implement school board policy regarding the educational curriculum of a particular instructional division and/or instructional unit. The teacher may teach one or more subjects.EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESPlanning and Preparation Demonstrates mastery of content and pedagogy, knowledge of students and resources Sets instructional outcomes for diverse learners Designs coherent instruction and student assessments aligned with Common Core State StandardsClassroom Environment Creates an environment of respect and rapport Organizes physical space to create a safe, accessible, and resource-rich environment Manages classroom procedures and student behavior Establishes a culture for learning Demonstrates cultural competencyInstruction Communicates learning expectations to students Engages students in learning Utilizes questioning and discussion techniques Embeds assessment in instruction Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness Demonstrates familiarity with Multi-Tiered Systems of SupportProfessional Responsibilities Maintains accurate records Reflects on teaching Supports family and community partnerships Participates in a professional community Demonstrates professionalism, integrity and ethical conductEMPLOYMENT STANDARDSEducation/Experience: Any combination of education and experience in teaching would provide the required knowledge and skills are qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with student teaching experienceand/orExperience: Three (3) years of verified contracted teaching experience with a Bachelor's Degree and the ability to obtain a valid teaching license in NevadaKnowledge of: Child development; behavior and characteristics of students; subject area and/or credential area of teaching. (e.g. special education, math, science, etc.); effective teaching skills; planning and organizing; supervision and control; assessment and diagnosis; interpersonal relations.Skill at: Creating an effective environment for learning, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with teachers, administrators, counselors, and other staff members. The ability to establish and maintain standard of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Effective utilization of technology in instruction, planning, data-based decision making and monitoring of student achievement.License/Certificates: Possession of, or the ability to obtain a valid Nevada teaching license in the relevant subject area/and or grade level.Special Considerations: When selected for Department chair of a high school, additional pay will be provided based on number of teachers supervised.Job Type: Full-timePay: $41,080.00 - $80,755.00 per yearBenefits: Dental insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate: Reno, NV 89512: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Washoe County School District, Reno , Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Reno, Nevada

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