Biddeford Schools Biddeford Middle School, Tiger Drive, Biddeford, ME, USA
Feb 04, 2019Full time
Position Type: Middle School Teaching/Science Date Posted: 1/22/2019 Location: Biddeford Middle School TITLE: Teacher – 8th Grade Science Teacher (19-20 School Year) QUALIFICATIONS: Eligible for appropriate Maine Department of Education certification. (340 M) Must meet federal definition of a Highly Qualified teacher for the position assigned. REPORTS TO: Building Leader PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: This Science position is a 8th grade position. Provides learning opportunities in one or more of the following areas: reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art, health, physical education, music and citizenship to students using the curriculum adopted by the District. Develops lesson plans and instructional materials to provide customized, small and large group instruction. Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to create a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning. Regularly assesses each student’s academic and social growth, maintains appropriate and timely records, and prepares progress reports. Communicates with parents through conferences and other means such as newsletters, email, phone calls, student information system postings (as applicable), web pages, blogs, and other electronic means to discuss student’s progress as it relates to curriculum. Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members to help students assess and benefit from the district curriculum. Creates an effective learning environment through a variety of learning tools. Continues professional growth through various means such as professional learning communities, conferences, workshops, professional memberships and readings, etc. Selects and budgets books, instructional supplies, equipment and technology based on best practices aligned with the district curriculum. Administers standardized and common assessments in accordance with district and state assessment schedules. Participates in professional development in order to advance the vision and mission of the district. Regular participation on school and/or district committees is strongly encouraged. Regularly utilizes student data to inform instruction. Maintains technological proficiency for purposes of instruction, reporting and communicating. Varies instructional techniques to address individual learning styles. Facilitates critical thinking, problem solving and creativity skills. Advances the vision, the mission and school improvement efforts of the school district. Participates in parent conferences, open houses, and other required school events based on the responsibilities of the assigned position. Other job-related duties as assigned by the Building Leader. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Per the most recent Collective Bargaining Agreement. EVALUATION : Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Committee’s policy on Evaluation of Teachers. NOTE: The above job description reflects the general requirements necessary to describe the principal functions or responsibilities of the job identified and shall not be interpreted as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job, either at present or in the future.