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Date Added: Fri 04/06/2021

Middle School (8Th Grade) Science Teacher

Knoxville, TN, US
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Company: GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description
General Description of Duties and Responsibilities:  

The 8th Grade Science Teacher will reflect high professional standards, integrity, and a commitment to excellence within a Christian school environment.  This position is accountable to assist Christian parents in helping to equip their student embrace biblical truth, strive for academic excellence, and model Christ-like leadership to influence their homes, churches and communities.(Applications will be accepted until position has been filled)

 Essential Job Requirements

  • Contribute to the school system's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues and recommending options and courses of action
  • Present science content in a meaningful way for students in order to provide engaging and impactful learning opportunities for students.
  • Establish and adjust course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures
  • Convey information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations, and teaching aids through such best practices utilizing the integration of technology with subject matter.
  • Complete educational requirements by scheduling and assigning instructional activities; following up on results
  • Assess student learning by preparing; administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting assignments; eliciting student questions and responses; evaluating application of learning to classroom project results
  • Maintain student-learning results by providing instructional feedback; coaching; counseling, and disciplining students; planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results
  • Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance and behavior
  • Guide students' personal and social development by establishing rules and procedures for administrative matters and student verbal participation
  • Help parents by providing academic information; suggesting available educational and social resources; addressing parents' concerns; answering questions and requests
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of School or Principal
 Spiritual

  • Must have a clear testimony of personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and a lifestyle of biblical integrity
  • Fully supportive of the decisions and loyal to the mission and leadership of the school and the church
  • Passion for connecting with students and families in support of student success within a Christian environment
 Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Education from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent required subject hours
  • ACSI Certification
 Experience

  • Three to five years of successful teaching experience preferred

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