Chesapeake Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Applicant Pool - Middle School - Science Teacher
Employment Location: Chesapeake Public Schools
Calendar Days: 10 Calendar Months
Educational Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree
Description: - Performs difficult professional work providing teaching and/or training services to students in general instruction or in a specialized subject or assigned group of students; motivating students to develop skill in assigned subject matters.
- Teaching in an elementary, secondary or vocational school instructional program and class environment favorable to learning; teaching a broad range of subjects or specialized subject matter(s); teaching special needs students; motivating students to achieve maximum potential;
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials; develops individual programs for special needs students;
- Translates lesson plans into learning experiences;
- Integrates subject area content and technology;
- Instructs students in area(s) of specialization and subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district;
- Adapts teaching materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students;
- Develops standards for critical analysis through group discussions;
- Assesses and evaluates needs of students; provides instruction in individual or group sessions; establishes and maintains standards of behavior;
- Formulates and implements behavior modification programs for special needs students; Identifies student needs; assists with assessment of needs;
- Administers standardized tests in accordance with established procedures;
- Encourages students to think independently, develop and express original ideas; Evaluates students' progress; maintains appropriate records; prepares progress reports; Communicates with students, student counselors and parents through conferences and other means;
- Maintains professional competence through in-service education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials;
- Selects and requisitions books and instructional materials;
- Participates in curriculum development programs, faculty committees and student activity sponsorship as required;
- Performs related tasks as required.
Other Information: Thorough knowledge of subject(s) taught; thorough knowledge of elementary, secondary or special education principles, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of the principles and methodology of effective teaching; thorough knowledge of school division rules, regulations and procedures; ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to deliver articulate oral presentations and written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and parents.
Possession of or ability to acquire appropriate license(s), certificate(s), and/or endorsement(s) for position as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia and School Board.
Working Conditions: * This is light work.
* Exertion of up to 10 pounds of force.
* Exertion of up to 20 pounds of force.
* Work requires stooping.
* Work requires kneeling.
* Work requires reaching.
* Work requires standing.
* Work requires walking.
* Work requires pushing.
* Work requires pulling.
* Work requires lifting.
* Work requires repetitive motions.
* Vocal communication required to convey instructions.
* Spoken word required for expressing/exchanging ideas.
* Hearing required to perceive information at normal levels.
* Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing data.
* Subject to inside environmental conditions.
* Subject to outside environmental conditions.
* Subject to noise.
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