Science Teacher

Kadima Day School | West Hills, CA, United States

Posted Date 6/07/2022
Description

Job Title:          Science Teacher

Reports to:       Principal

FLSA:              Full-time

 

Kadima Day School is seeking a full-time science teacher. 

Job Summary: A science teacher is responsible for planning and implementing a wide range of science learning experiences. Responsibilities include promoting the safety and well-being of all members of the classroom community; planning and implementing scientific learning that promotes students’ active inquiry, discovery, and learning both individually and in small groups; adapting materials and methods to meet children’s varying readiness, interests, and learning profiles; and partnering with colleagues and parents to promote each child’s motivation, perseverance, and growth.

Job Duties:

  • Implement an enriched science curriculum that promotes discovery and inquiry
  • Use a variety of teaching practices to promote engagement and motivation, student choice and accountability, and the 4 C’s - critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication
  • Use a variety of assessment practices to monitor, guide, and support student learning and to adjust teaching to meet student needs
  • Foster a classroom community founded on trust, respect, self-regard and mutual regard, openness, inclusiveness, wonder, and joy
  • Promote in children self-awareness, self-regulation, moral sensitivity, integrity, and mutual responsibility
  • Communicate with parents to promote active partnership and collaboration
  • Engage in professional development as a foremost priority

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Advanced coursework in science or science education strongly preferred; master’s degree preferred
  • California teaching credential
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission and core values of Kadima
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team player - thrives in a collaborative work environment
  • 3 years of teaching experience strongly preferred

 

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Education - Other
Organization Type
Other
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Sick Days
Job Location
US

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