Biology Teacher - Garfield - job 853519

Pea Ridge School District

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Garfield, Arkansas

Employment type: Full-time

POSITION: PRHS Biology Teacher



REPORTS TO
: Building Administrator



Department
: PRHS


Compensation
: Teacher’s Salary Schedule


Overtime Status
: Exempt



Position Summary
: Creating a flexible High School age based program based on subject matter taught, and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; establishing effective rapport with pupils; motivating pupils to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for preparation for college, vocational school or acquiring employment, in accordance with each pupil’s ability; and establishing good relationships with parents and with other staff members.



Minimum Qualifications/Job Requirements
:


Education
: Bachelor’s Degree


Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc
: Arkansas Teaching Certification in Secondary Education in appropriate subject or subjects, and/or willingness to go on ALP, and AP certification.


Other
: Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others, collaborate with PLC/administration, and demonstrate self-discipline and initiative, follow state and district guidelines.



Duties and Responsibilities
:


  • 4-5 periods of Biology, 1-2 periods of virtual science, 1 period of prep.

  • Teaches courses in the area of certification to secondary pupils, using the Arkansas Core Curriculum, CCSS, and the standards and benchmarks identified for each course, and other curriculum publications as guidelines in teaching individual course content.

  • Instruct pupils in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district.

  • Develops lesson plans and appropriate instructional aides stressing discovery and laboratory learning as necessary depending on subject taught.

  • Demonstrate subject matter concepts and examples using models, LCD projector, computers, ipad or any other standard or approved teacher-prepared instructional aides.

  • Provides opportunities when needed for individualized and small-group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of the pupils.

  • Utilizes grading patterns that are fairly administered and based on identified criteria.

  • Establishes and maintains standards of pupil behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom. Treat pupils with respect and dignity.

  • Evaluates pupils’ academic growth, keeps appropriate records, turns in all paperwork in a timely and accurate manner, contacts parents when appropriate and prepares progress reports.

  • Other duties as assigned.




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