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Unit Job Summary
Responsible for maintaining up-to-date teaching techniques to provide middle school science students with a quality educational experience in a physical science class. This includes the development of and execution of middle school science curricula that focus on inquiry based experiences, multiple levels of material engagement and the use of scientific tools and technology. There is an emphasis on hands-on work that includes design challenges and individual student projects with an aim to measuring the physical properties of these projects.
Physical science concepts and basic chemistry enter into a conceptual framework that leads to graphical and mathematical presentations of data. Science teachers report to their respective Principals and to the Science Department Chair. The Science Department is responsible for the education of students in grades 3 - 12.
Teachers are expected to work collaboratively with other teachers in the middle school and the Science Department to insure that curricula are developmentally appropriate and work synergistically with Lab's science scope and sequence. The science teacher is also expected to interact productively with colleagues outside their faculty, other professionals, staff and administrators, and parents.
Teachers are expected to work a 40-hour work week and the stipulated number of days as outlined by the Faculty Association contract.
Anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2017.