Science Lab Assistant - Lower School

Req No.
2017-1153
Category
Faculty
US-TX-Houston
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Kinkaid School is seeking dynamic enthusiastic individual to serve as the Lower School Science Lab Assistant for the duration of the 2017-18 school year.   This is a part-time position, 4 afternoons per week.

 

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.   Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture.

 

With an enrollment just above 400 students, the Lower School fosters a learning environment centered on innovation, creativity and personal attention. Teachers in each grade work as a close-knit team to support each other and collaborate on curriculum development. They are assisted by specialists in art, science, reading, music and physical education and have access to generous resources including material and supplies, state of the art technology and regular professional development experiences, which occur both on and off campus. The Science Lab Assistant reports to and assists the Science Teaching Specialist for grades 1 through 4.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Science Teaching Specialist with classroom set-up
  • Assist with 4th grade Science Club after school, beginning in January.

Assist with classroom animals and plants

Qualifications

  • High-School Diploma.
  • Some college coursework, in either science or education.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion for and experience with science.
  • A demonstrated eagerness to grow professionally.
  • A commitment to collaboration and high ethical professional standards
  • A collegial, energetic, and engaging demeanor
  • An interest in and commitment to being a member of the Kinkaid community and working with children.
  • In addition, one must exemplify Kinkaid’s four core values of honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness in interactions with all members of the community

The Kinkaid School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law, The Kinkaid School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

 

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