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New Frontiers Public Schools, Inc. Job posting 52307
4018 South Presa, SAN ANTONIO, Texas, 78223 Job posted as of Jun 05, 2018 until Until Filled
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Mission:  New Frontiers Charter School is dedicated to educating and growing our students and their character.  By compassionately reaching out to people in our own community, we give students a sense of pride and purpose, inspiring them to become tomorrow's leaders.


Vision:  To be the school of choice in the minds of the people in our community and those that extend beyond it.  To be recognized by the city at large as the institution that cares just as much about enriching the community as providing educational excellence to our students.

Job Title
ECHS Science 2018-2019
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District Name
New Frontiers Public Schools, Inc.
Posted on
Jun 05, 2018
Expiry Date
Until Filled
Job Description

Primary Role and Purpose

Provide students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that will enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth. Teach science subjects to high school students and to those who have passed the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment. Assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process. Assist students to develop the skills necessary to graduate with significant college credit and to ultimately be a productive member of society.

 

Qualifications

·        Texas Certified Teacher – must be certified to teach high school science

 

     Education 

·        Bachelor degree from an accredited school required

·        Preferred Master’s degree in Education in Science or have attained 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline

 

     Skills 

·        Understanding of subjects assigned

·        Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction

·        Capable of instructing students and managing their behavior

·        Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

 

     Experience

·        Minimum of 2 years teaching experience preferred

·        Experience with teaching high school students as well as experience teaching in general science which may include earth sciences, biology chemistry, anatomy and physiology, advanced placement, to secondary students utilizing the course of study prescribed by the District approved curriculum.

             

Responsibilities and Duties

 Instructional Strategies

·        Maintain records of student attendance and grades according to the school’s policy

·        Design, write and use lesson plans that conform to the Charter’s curriculum. Ensure written plans are available for review

·        Ensure lesson plans show modifications for differences in student learning styles

·        Teach instructional subjects according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, Charter polices and administrative regulations

·        Implement appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials and equipment to ensure comprehension of learning styles and student needs

·        Design instructional activities by using data from student learning style assessments

·        Collaborate with special education teachers on student Individual Education Plans to ensure all modifications are met

·        Collaborate with staff to determine charter requirement for the instructional goals, objective and methods

·        Produce and oversee teacher aide and volunteer assignments

 

Growth and Development

·        Help students assess and enhance their study methods and habits

·        Produce formal and informal testing to evaluate student success

·        Coordinate and manage extracurricular duties as assigned. Sponsor outside activities approved by the school principal

·        Serve as an example for students

·        Support mission of Charter

 Classroom Management and Organization

·        Prepare classroom to enhance learning and to aid in physical, social and emotional development of students

·        Control student behavior in agreement with the student handbook

·        Ensure necessary and reasonable measures are taken to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

·        Provide input on book, equipment and material selection

 

Communication

·        Establish communication rapport with parents, students, principals and teachers through conferences

·        Create and maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members

·        Present information accurately through clear communication skills

 

Professional

·        Enrich job skills through professional development activities

 

Other

·        Keep up-to-date on and abide by state and charter regulations and policies for classroom teachers

·        Gather, manage and file all reports, records and other documents required

·        Be active in faculty meeting and assist in staff committees as necessary

·        Other duties may be assigned

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

·        Oversee assigned teacher aide if applicable

 

Additional Job Related Duties

·        Maintain control in stressful situations

·        Extended hours may be required

·        Some lifting may be required

·        Member of at least one campus/district level committee

Attend Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) and Board meetings as a grade level represented – as directed 
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