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Chemistry/Physical Science Teacher, 1.0 FTE, Upper MississippiAcademy, St. Paul

Posted on 2019-10-21 2:25:38 PM

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Job Title: 1.0 FTE High School Chemistry/Physical Science Teacher UMA&#8217;s mission is to build a collaborative community of lifelong learners engaged in active, authentic experiences, through which students will develop into innovative leaders who pursue an environmentally sustainable world. We are in need of an Innovative chemistry/physical science teacher! Upper Mississippi Academy is a vibrant, pioneering, experience-based charter school located in downtown St. Paul. We pride ourselves on our philosophy of teacher-as-designer, expecting and encouraging teachers to incorporate subject area content with real world context, including cross-curricular collaboration and the development of partnerships with local community members and organizations. We are currently seeking a high school chemistry/physical science teacher passionate about field and laboratory experience to teach chemistry and physical science, and, possibly, a science elective of their design. We prefer candidates experienced in designing and conducting hands-on activities, citizen science, ecological monitoring, robotics, amusement park physics, enthalpy and entropy demonstrations, stream table experiments, and anyone who can build a trebuchet. Responsibilities and Qualifications: Valid Minnesota Teaching License Prepare standards-aware lessons and conduct daily classroom instruction in science education at an appropriate instructional level Incorporate hands-on and real world experience connected to classroom content ( including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities. Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas. Instructs students in the proper use and care of scientific equipment, chemicals, and plant and animal life. Creatively design lessons that can offer experiences to a variety of learners. Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. Guide students in the creation of a safe and respectful classroom culture that is conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. Incorporate UMA Learning Pathways into course content and activities. Accompany students on Community Day outings, field trips and support after school events. Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. Actively seek collaborative opportunities with colleagues. Take part in the leadership of the school through committee work. Compensation: Competitive, depending on qualifications Start of Employment: November 4, 2019 To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume and references to: opportunities@umissacademy.org<mailto:opportunities@umissacademy.org> Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, position open until filled.
Job Title: 1.0 FTE High School Chemistry/Physical Science Teacher

 

UMA’s mission is to build a collaborative community of lifelong learners engaged in active, authentic experiences, through which students will develop into innovative leaders who pursue an environmentally sustainable world.

 

We are in need of an Innovative chemistry/physical science teacher! Upper Mississippi Academy is a vibrant, pioneering, experience-based charter school located in downtown St. Paul. We pride ourselves on our philosophy of teacher-as-designer, expecting and encouraging teachers to incorporate subject area content with real world context, including cross-curricular collaboration and the development of partnerships with local community members and organizations.                                                                                   

We are currently seeking a high school chemistry/physical science teacher passionate about field and laboratory experience to teach chemistry and physical science, and, possibly, a science elective of their design. We prefer candidates experienced in designing and conducting hands-on activities, citizen science, ecological monitoring, robotics, amusement park physics, enthalpy and entropy demonstrations, stream table experiments, and anyone who can build a trebuchet.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Valid Minnesota Teaching License

Prepare standards-aware lessons and conduct daily classroom instruction in science education at an appropriate instructional level

Incorporate hands-on and real world experience connected to classroom content ( including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities.

 

Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas. 

 

Instructs students in the proper use and care of scientific equipment, chemicals, and plant and animal life. 

 

Creatively design lessons that can offer experiences to a variety of learners. 

Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed. 

Guide students in the creation of a safe and respectful classroom culture that is conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning. 

Incorporate UMA Learning Pathways into course content and activities.

 

Accompany students on Community Day outings, field trips and support after school events.

Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws. 

Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents. 

 

Actively seek collaborative opportunities with colleagues.

Take part in the leadership of the school through committee work.

 

Compensation: Competitive, depending on qualifications

 

Start of Employment: November 4, 2019

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest, resume and references to: opportunities@umissacademy.org   Applications reviewed on a rolling basis, position open until filled.