Classroom Teacher - Humanus Corporation
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Science
Job Title: Middle School Biology Teacher (RF: 0646)
Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Middle School Science 7-9
District: Humanus Corporation
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Telephone: 484-674-7562
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Job Description:
We are currently seeking a certified Biology Teacher for a temporary, full-time position teaching middle school students in the Philadelphia, PA area. School is open to getting an emergency certification depending on candidate's experience.

Qualifications:
  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Must have PDE Teaching certification with an endorsement in Biology 7-12
  • Must be comfortable with exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals, gasses and other solutions in laboratories and normal everyday risks in the classroom.
  • In-depth knowledge of the subject(s) to be taught.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current principles and methodologies of effective pedagogy, including the latest scientific research techniques, technological instrumentation, and multi-media research tools used in the subject area.
  • Ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports and effectively interact with pupils, colleagues, administrators, and classified employees.
Responsibilities:
  • Teaches skills knowledge and scientific attitudes through courses in general science, earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, or oceanography (or other as assigned).
  • Instructs pupils in course content matter and adhere to policies and procedures of the school district.
  • Plans a student-centered science program based on the inquiry approach to active learning, lively, interactive discussions, and organized laboratory investigations for optimum learning to include fifty percent laboratory experience for students.
  • Demonstrates scientific concepts by use of scientific apparatus, experiments, and technological tools and applications appropriate to the course content.
  • Provides individual, cooperative, or small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the individual needs and learning styles of pupils and to accommodate circumstances where a variety of projects and experiments are being worked on simultaneously.
  • Instructs pupils in proper use, care, and safe handling of chemicals, science and technology equipment, and plant and animal life.
  • Provides for safe storage and proper use of materials, and tools. Reports and requests repairs to equipment as required.
  • Establishes and maintains high standards of pupil behavior for a productive learning environment during class sessions, laboratory sessions, and field trips.
  • Provides a variety of assessment opportunities for students to demonstrate deep understanding/mastery of the course work.
  • Selects and requests science books, instructional aids, equipment, chemicals, and supplies, and maintains inventory records as required.
  • Maintains professional competence through professional development opportunities provided by the district and/or self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Identifies pupils’ diverse needs, and cooperates with other professional staff members in helping students maximize their individual learning potential.
  • Participates in curriculum development and other programs, and in professional organizations.
  • Assists students in selection and development of individual and group scientific research projects.
  • Cooperates with school administration in providing science displays and programs for the school and community, and in sponsoring science activities.
  • Maintains on-going communication with school guidance counselors and parents on pupil progress.
  • Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned workday.
  • Participates in faculty committees and sponsorship of student activities.
  • Participates cooperatively with the principal or designee in the evaluation process in conformance with district guidelines.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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