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Chemistry Teacher

Company Overview

The Academy Charter Schools offers a rigorous Chemistry curriculum in a technology rich environment. The academic program focuses on preparing students for the rigors of college life, well beyond just meeting the requirements for passing the Regents exams.  The Academy employs caring and committed staffs who promotes excellence in the classroom to ensure that students can achieve at high levels.

Job Summary

The Academy Charter High School Chemistry teacher works to deepen students’ mastery of Science. The teacher is responsible for planning, developing, and delivering instruction to groups of 20-25 students as well as providing small group tutoring for students who need additional instructional support in Science.  The teacher will uphold the school’s mission to ensure that all students receive a world class education.

Responsibilities and Duties

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach a standards- based curriculum that ends with the Regents exam
  • Develop lesson plans and supplementary materials
  • Teach content and lab skills
  • Incorporate the use of technology on an ongoing basis
  • Provide interactive and meaningful learning material to students, maintaining positive learning environment for active participation of students, assigning homework, and conduct periodic assessments to measure student growth and progress
  • Implement and deliver quality instruction to students and execute the instructional program by demanding higher order thinking activities from students in a progressive manner
  • Design the curriculum that challenges the learning ability of students and ensure overall development of language
  • Prepare  assignments and  create innovative methods of teaching as per the students' varying  learning style
  • Implement effective classroom management skills that builds a classroom culture
  • Actively participate in professional development and works collaboratively with colleagues and instructional leaders to improve instructional practices and student learning
  • Build meaningful and professional relationships with students and their families.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the school leadership.

.Core Competencies:

Engaging and Supporting All Students in Learning

  • Engage students in problem solving, critical thinking and other activities that make subject matter meaningful
  • Facilitate learning and promote self- directed learning for all students

Creating and maintaining an effective learning environment for all students

  • Establish a climate that promotes fairness and respect
  • Establish and maintain standards for student behavior; planning and implementing classroom routines
  • Use instructional time effectively

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years teaching experience in a public high school or charter school setting, or similar background
  • Knowledge and experience in teaching Regents courses
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from an accredited college or university, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid New York State Certification (7-12

 

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