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High school -Chemistry Teacher 23-24 School Year

Company: Kairos Academies
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

-Chemistry -Teacher -Summary -The Chemistry -teacher provides instruction to help students explore and understand important concepts in science, including problem-solving and how to gather evidence to support ideas or decisions. Science teachers create lesson plans, present science demonstrations, and grade tests and assignments. Also a vital contributor to school culture.Responsibilities

Adapt and implement a rigorous, standards-aligned curriculum -Develop academically rigorous lessons, unit plans, rubrics, and assessments -Make use of data to inform instructional decisionsGive students daily feedback on their performance and plan for individual learning needsBuild a Positive School and Classroom CultureEmbody and maintain the school's values, policies, and culture 'Build positive relationships with students, families, teachers, and staffMaintain strong communication with all parents and share progress -Effectively - manage a classroom with up to 25 students -Driver Goals -
85% of students score on/above grade level proficiency on the MO MAP70% NWEA (Growth)85%of students & families are satisfied with the education they receive at Kairos97% ADA90% student persistence -This Job ISN'T For You If You Won't---
go above & beyond to do what's best for kids (an innate work ethic is required) -figure things out yourself (don't wait for others to teach you, make yourself better)adapt to frequent change (rapidly iterate; every level of every team improves every cycle)happily give and take constructive feedbackWho We AreNow is the opportune moment (the kairos) to reimagine education for the 21st century. Our schools have been recognized by Forbes, Bellwether Education, NBC Today, Education Week, and others as among the most innovative and highest performing in the nation. That's why we replace lectures with engaging projects and dictatorial "behavior managers" with 1-1 executive functioning mentors who help students learn how to manage their own schedule and work habits. Kairos students practice navigating real-world choices (such as when, where, how, and with whom to work) within a safe, supportive school environment. Kairos develops students not just into freethinkers, ready to thrive in a modern economy, but self-governing citizens, ready to lead both themselves and their communities.Technology Skills -Competence in Microsoft Office applications and ability to use a variety of computer applications and platforms. Ability to use basic office equipment. Knowledge and experience in using a computer-based student Information Management system.Safety Duties & Responsibilities -Every employee of the School has an obligation to know our safety rules and procedures; to teach what they know to others; to recognize unsafe actions and situations; to warn others of unsafe situations; to react to emergency situations and to report hazardous or unsafe practices to those in a position to correct them.Qualifications -and Requirments
Bachelor's degree RequiredMasters degree PreferredMissouri Substitute Certification RequiredValid Missouri Teacher Certification content specific to role applied for, Strongly Preferred or willingness to become certified ASAP.3+ years of teaching experience PreferredSatisfactory completion of criminal records check, pre-hire and annually thereafter, if applicable.Must be eligible to work in the United States and provide work authorization.Starting Salary: From $48,000 -annually Benefits:
Dental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offVision insuranceWellness reimbursement -Professional Development OpportunitiesCertification reimbursement -School Tuition Assistance -Schedule:
Monday through Friday 7:45am- 4:00pm -
Some weekends and evenings will be required -Ability to commute/relocate:
Saint Louis, MO 63118: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before startingPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Kairos Academies, St. Louis , High school -Chemistry Teacher 23-24 School Year, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri

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