• Middle School Science Teacher - Long-term Substitute

    Req No.
    2018-1198
    Category
    Substitute Teaching
    Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Kinkaid School is seeking a dynamic, innovative Middle School Science Teacher to serve as a long-term substitute in the Middle School team in the Fall of the 2018.   This is a temporary assignment from September 2018 through December 2018. This assignment might extend into January 2019. 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 580 students, the Middle School fosters a learning environment centered on academic excellence, intellectual curiosity and personal attention.  The Middle School faculty enjoys small class sizes, and a collegial, collaborative environment committed to continuous professional development.

     

    Responsibilities

    The long-term substitute Middle School Science teacher must be able to teach 7th grade Life Science science to a total of approximately 75 students.  The teacher will advise a small group of students and be a member of one or more grade level teams. Kinkaid teachers enjoy a supportive teaching environment focused on collegiality and academic excellence.  

     

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree in science or pedagogy with an emphasis on science education (Master’s degree preferred)
    • A minimum of one year of experience teaching science to middle school children.
    • Proven understanding and ability to teach Middle School Science Content
    • Ability to incorporate inquiry into instructional strategies to create student centered problem solving approach to learning
    • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Docs, Spreadsheet
    • Core knowledge of development of middle school age children
    • Core knowledge about research-based practices for effective instruction of the middle school age learner
    • A passion for and experience with integrating technology into the curriculum to serve the needs of all learners
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Lauded experience working with students, parents, and colleagues
    • 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 full member of the community

     

    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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