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High School/Middle School Science Teacher
|School Name||Park Academy|
|City, State||Lake Oswego, OR|
Job Title: High School/Middle School Science Teacher
Reports To: Head of School
FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary: Seeking an experienced science teacher who has demonstrated success in teaching students with learning differences, including ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, and other language-based learning differences.
The teacher is responsible for creating and maintaining a classroom environment where students feel safe and respected while providing access to the core curriculum through scaffolding and differentiated instruction. Candidates should demonstrate an understanding of backwards mapping, authentic assessment, the Next Generation Science Standards and principles of Universal Design for Learning.
Candidates must be competent in multiple science domains for grades 6-12 including knowledge and pedagogy related to biology, chemistry, earth and physical sciences.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Must possess a current Oregon Teaching License
Master’s degree preferred with science endorsement
Experience in multisensory instruction preferred
Experience using multiple assessments to inform instruction
Ability to collaborate with a high performing team
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software; email application, and educational technology.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university; Oregon teaching license; at least three years of teaching experience in a public or private setting.
Successful completion of a teacher-preparation program.
Certificates and Licenses:
Certified in content area
First Aid/CPR certification
Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:
Experience with language-learning differences, including dyslexia
Experience with special education preferred
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands; talk; and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Park Academy is a small private non-profit school in Lake Oswego that serves students in grades 3-12 with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. Our mission is to empower students with diverse learning challenges to reach their highest potential of giftedness, while excelling academically and becoming responsible citizens and community leaders. Visit our website at www.parkacademy.org
Please submit resume via email.