Interim Science Teacher - Biology & Chemistry Concentration

Interim Science Teacher – Biology & Chemistry Concentration Full-Time

ST. AUGUSTINE PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Office of Academics 

Job Posting for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

Title: Interim Science Teacher – Biology & Chemistry Concentration

High School Teaching Position (Temporary)


Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the subject area of Science, preferably various levels of Biology and Chemistry
  • A Master’s degree in the subject area of Science or Education is desirable.
  • NJ Teacher Certification and/or prior secondary school teaching experience desirable.
  • Possesses excellent knowledge and understanding of a broad base of scientific skills and content.
  • Understand the adolescent learner.
  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic, and ability backgrounds.
  • Display the highest level of ethical and professional behavior and standards.


Functions of the Job: 

  • Understand the mission of the school and promote the Augustinian values of VERITAS (Truth), UNITAS (Unity), and CARITAS (Love)
  • Support for the school’s Diversity, Equity Inclusion, and Belonging Initiative
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning.
  • Develop units, lesson plans, and assessments that are in accordance with established procedures.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Incorporate a variety of strategies to teach, assess, and promote effective science skills, critical thinking/analysis.
  • Develop students’ theoretical and applied scientific skills; encourages the development of problem-solving, logical reasoning, and critical flexible thinking skills.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Deliver high-quality, engaging laboratory instruction in a safe, orderly, and supportive environment while developing inquiry skills.
  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work.
  • Observe, encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use the information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Participate in department, division, school, and parent meetings. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Interact with students in an extracurricular capacity such as coach/club moderator.


Please electronically submit the following to Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, Human Resources Director at (davis.elizabeth@hermits.com)
:

  • A cover letter indicating interest and detailing qualifications for the position
  • A brief personal statement  articulating a vision for the position
  • A current resume