Forrest City School District is committed to excellent opportunities for students in the areas of academics, athetics and arts. If you have a passion for science and a gift for inspiring young minds, we are looking for you. We are currently recruiting for a new high school science teacher to join our outstanding faculty of teachers for the next school year. You must have a solid understanding of the national curriculum standards and have experience closing the achievement gap, and you must also develop engaging and innovative lessons that allow our students to grow academically, socially and emotionally.
Job ResponsibilitiesCreate daily lesson plans and learning activities for students based on national, local and school standards in science education and research and knowledge of developmental behaviors.Deliver high-quality, engaging instruction in the form of discussion, direct teaching, demonstrations and independent practice using a variety of proven methods. Differentiate lessons when needed to give all students access to the curriculum regardless of disability, instructional level, English proficiency or level of interest in the subject. Evaluate student performance on tasks established by the standards using different methods such as observation, performance-based tasks or other standard test practices.Maintain a safe, orderly and supportive classroom by modeling expected behavior and standards, promoting positive interactions and quickly addressing behaviors that are not in line with the school discipline plan. Communicate with parents regarding student progress, potential and behavior periodically through phone or electronic means and at parent and teacher conferences. Improve skills and knowledge in teaching by regularly taking classes, attending workshops and discovering new methods of delivering exciting content to students.
Job Skills & QualificationsRequired:Bachelor's degree in science education or another related fieldCan teach anatomy and physiology or physical scienceCurrent certification in science education or certification eligibleStrong communication skills, both orally and in writing