OPENING: HS PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, ELECTIVES
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Vision Charter School is a K-12 College Prep Science and Art focused school. Our mission is to create well educated respectful citizen leaders.
Vision Charter School is looking for a dynamic full time teacher who can successfully engage High School students in a range of courses including HS Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science and other courses based on the employees interests & Endorsements which could include but not limited to Geology, Engineering, Computer Science, Zoology, Astronomy, STEM, or other potential options/electives. In addition to six classes per day, the teacher will have a twenty minute advisory class daily.
Must hold or be able to hold an Idaho Teaching Certificate.
Preference given to applicants with a natural science endorsement or ability to acquire a natural science endorsement.
Preference given to applicants who have a BA in Science with five years of experience teaching high school science courses OR a Masters in Science or Teaching Science.
Successful Candidates may also be considered if they have a physical science endorsement with a willingness to pursue a natural science endorsement or earth and space science endorsement through an alternate route within the first year of employment. Additionally, industry experience is a plus!
Vision Charter salary schedule ranges from $49,618 per year to $81,000.
Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science are taught at the Dual Credit level providing the successful applicant with additional compensation from a partner college or university for each student taking & successfully completing the course. This requires the successful applicant being qualified and accepted by the university to teach the class(es).
Insurance Benefits, PERSI Retirement, Life Insurance, and Ten Sick Days per year, 2 personal days, $1500 per year classroom budget, science lab budget, $500 per year and two professional days per year for Professional Development.
The school calendar is 145 days with 4 day week (except the second week of school which is a five day week). Teacher contracts are for 165.5 days. Teacher daily on campus hours are 7:45-3:45PM. The calendar is located at visioncharter.net
Applications may be found at Visioncharter.net under "more" then click on "careers"
You may also email email@example.com to have it sent to you.
Submit a completed application, resume, copy of unofficial transcripts, three letters of recommendation, copy of Idaho Teaching Certificate, and application to firstname.lastname@example.org
208-455-9220 ext 301 or 208-919-9636
Vision Charter School
19291 Ward Road
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
Founding Family Status is provided to full time staff members. This provides preference in the lottery which significantly improves the chance of children of the employee getting a spot at the school.
Questions may be e-mailed to Mrs. OldenKamp at email@example.com.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $ 49,618 to $ 81,000 Per Year
1.Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement(s)
2.Strong background in teaching methods, developmentally appropriate classroom activities, and effective classroom management
3.Demonstrated knowledge of subject matter and effective teaching methods
4.Strong background in curriculum and the Idaho Core Standards
5.Strong background in the integration of technology with instruction
6.Ability to maintain a positive learning environment
7.Work well with students, staff, and the public
8.Excellent organizational skills
9.Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
10.Able to work under deadlines
11.Maintain confidentiality of staff and students
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY TO
Charter Administrator/ 6-12 Principal
To provide students with a daily and ongoing instructional program that will provide for them the best possible academic knowledge and skills. To promote academic, social, and citizenship development through leadership and classroom supervision.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Prepare for assigned classes
2.Design lessons with an appropriate level of difficulty that provide content in a logical and sequential manner
3.Employ a variety of instructional techniques and media, consistent with the physical limitations of the classroom and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved
4.Meet and instruct assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated
5.Identify pupil needs and provide instruction appropriate to those needs
6.Analyze and interpret student data to develop and modify instructional activities
7.Follow modifications and accommodations as specified in Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
8.Implement the Idaho Core Standards, as well as the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives, in lesson plans, classroom instruction, unit planning, and assessments
9.Devise written and oral assignments and tests that require analytical and critical thinking as well as the reproduction of facts, and use them to evaluate student progress on a regular basis
10.Prepare students academically for district, state, and federal testing
11.Display command of the subject matter
12.Budget class time effectively
Other Duties to Students
1.Encourage students to strive to meet their highest potential
2.Establish and communicate classroom rules and encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
3.Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
4.Work to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students
5.Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities
Professional Contacts and Activities
1.Attend and participate in faculty meetings
2.Attend IEP meetings and collaborate with special education teachers as needed
3.Keep immediate supervisor informed of activities and any issues that may arise
4.Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning instructional goals, curriculum, objectives, and methods
5.Provide needed and requested information on a timely basis
1.Assist in upholding and enforcing school rules
2.Maintain accurate and complete records as required by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
3.Input data in a timely fashion
4.Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications
5.Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education
6.Seek assistance should emergencies arise
7.Represent the school district in a positive manner
8.Know and follow school district policy and chain of command
9.Perform other duties as assigned
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Charter Administrator/ 6-12 Principal in conformance with district policy and IDAPA 08.02.02.120.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.
All certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.