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Science Teacher

Company: School City of Hammond
Location: Hammond
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

About The School City of Hammond:The School City of Hammond is a thriving, progressive educational community of approximately 12,200 culturally diverse scholars and over 2,000 employees. The district is comprised of 12 elementary schools (grades k-6), two middle schools (grades 7-8) and two high schools (grades 9-12) and the Area Career Center. The district also offers preschool and specialty programs.The School City of Hammond embraces its diversity and communicates consistently high expectations. SCH provides a rich and challenging learning environment that encourages academic excellence and the development of talents that prepares students to make positive contributions to our world. District leadership provides continuous, system-wide, professional growth opportunities enhanced by technology and guided by data-driven, research-based strategies, assessments, and timely interventions. Highly effective teachers and support staff collaboratively utilize best practices to maximize student growth and achievement. Supported by the pillars of sound, fiscal management, accountability, and community partnerships, SCH maintains a focus on transparency and good stewardship.The School City of Hammond values:A highly qualified, highly effective, and culturally diverse staff.The cultivation of internal leaders.Facilities that are clean, safe, and orderly, that facilitate optimal learning and promote the emotional and physical wellness of students and staff.A technologically integrated curriculum.Basic Functions:The teacher will plan, carry out, evaluate, and supervise instructional activities in subject area for groups and individual students. The teacher will also advise students in community internships, work experience, and academic activities.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Develop curriculum to meet developmental goals and instructional activitiesUse procedures to post syllabus, projects/lessons, and grades to the server accessible to students, parents, and the communityMaintain a classroom environment consistent with established codes of conduct and conducive to positive learningUse rubric-based authentic assessment methods to evaluate student progress and adapt individual programs to meet student needsExercise open and respectful communication with families, co-workers, supervisors, and other school staffMeasure progress and accomplishments of students towards their academic achievements on a regular basis and provide progress reports as requiredCommunicate electronically with students, parents, and other staff members concerning student academic progress, attendance, and behaviorAttend conferences and workshops in order to further advance professional developmentWork cooperatively with other personnel to improve instructional programs and the overall operation of the schoolProvide a safe, thriving, and respectful environment for all students in the classroom and on the school campusPerform other duties as assigned.Other responsibilities in this position:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feelThe employee frequently is required to talk or hearThe employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawlThe employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focusRequirements:Bachelor's degree from an accredited universityMust hold valid Indiana State Teacher's License or be eligible for a license for corresponding age/grade level2 years of teaching experienceHighly developed oral and written communication skillsAbility to build relationships effectively and professionally with families and studentsExperience developing and implementing curriculumPhysical ability to handle frequent sitting, stooping, bending, pushing, pulling, and moving throughout the roomProven ability to maintain a safe and studious classroom environmentDemonstrated ability to develop and implement age-appropriate curriculumAdditional InformationSalary Schedule:Reports to:Contracted days:Additional Training Required:Travel required:Applications Accepted By:It is the policy of the School City of Hammond not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in its programs or employment policies as required by the Indiana Civil Rights Act (I.C. 22-9.1), Title VI and VII (Civil Rights Act of 1964), the Equal Pay Act of 1973, Title IX (Educational Amendments), and Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973).

Keywords: School City of Hammond, Hammond , Science Teacher, Education / Teaching , Hammond, Indiana

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