Science Teacher Job Description

Science Teacher Job Description

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Science teacher provides feedback on supplemental resources; develops procedures for teachers to implement curriculum; designs and manages development of training for teachers and other instructional staff in new content or programs; works with arts department to integrate the arts through written and taught curriculum.

Science Teacher Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective science teacher job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included science teacher job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by the grade level team or school leader
Other duties as assigned by the principal
Implements and contributes to the implementation of safety and environmental procedures during the learning process
Participating or leading programmes or activities, some of which may occur after-hours
Develop and implement virtual methods of creating and maintaining a “school community”
Letter of interest specific to this position
Be willing to engage a high degree of sensitivity and understanding of the behavioral needs and manifestations of at-risk students
Attend and participate in school programs such as award dinners, parent meetings, and school-related after school activities
Complete all grading, generate progress reports, and conduct parent conferences in a timely manner, as instructed by the school

Science Teacher Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Science Teacher

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: K-8, CPR

Education for Science Teacher

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the science teacher job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Education, Technology, Health Professions, Health Science, Teaching, Department of Education, Biology, Chemistry, Management, Science

Skills for Science Teacher

Desired skills for science teacher include:

Curriculum and instruction
Evaluation and feedback techniques
Learning theory
No previous experience
Procedures and the ability to follow specific instructions with little
Various routine tasks
Content being taught and ability to apply critical thinking
State content standards and ability to align those with the K12 curriculum

Desired experience for science teacher includes:

Bachelor's degree in Education with two years experience working with children in the applicable age group and their parents
Therapy or Nursing License preferred
Work authorization in United States required
MA Teachers license required
Must be Highly Qualified to teach Science
Must be Highly Qualified to teach Secondary Science

Science Teacher Examples


Science Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of science teacher. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for science teacher
  • Maintains and submits records and reports for the State Department of Education
  • Participates in Business and Industry Certification
  • Conducts follow-up on graduates from the program and maintains records of their placement in-field
  • Participates in Career Technical Student Organization related program activities
  • Possesses physical ability to train and/or assist staff in physical management of students in crisis
  • Assists students by using behavioral strategies, positive reinforcements, social skills, peer facilitation and peer training for the purpose of teaching appropriate social behaviors in accordance with students’ social and behavioral learning goals
  • Gathers, compiles and prepares data of observations of student performance in academic and school activities for the purpose of monitoring and reporting progress with identified goals
  • Assists students with adaptive and other self-care needs as required for the purpose of maximizing their independence and assimilation within the school environment
  • Engages in on-going professional development in the areas of positive student behavior interventions and supports
  • Teach Agricultural Science Courses offered in the Agricultural Science Academy
Qualifications for science teacher
  • Must be Highly Qualified in Science
  • Must be Highly Qulaified in Science
  • A belief that all of us can and will learn and creates a positive learning environment with high expectations for all students and staff throughout the school
  • A strong work ethic and commits to doing whatever it takes for students to excel, including committing to an extended work day and remaining available to colleagues, students, and families outside of school hours
  • Valid Standard Health Science Technology certification as prescribed by the State Board of Educators Certification
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited four year college or university

Science Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of science teacher. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for science teacher
  • Improve the quality of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources education instruction, counseling, management, and leadership to produce success for all students
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, integration of technology, and handouts
  • Contribute to the educational objectives of the public school system by providing information to agriculture, food, and natural resources students about career pathways as a guide to achieving necessary skills for continued education and employment
  • Plan and conduct student study experiences such as field trips as appropriate
  • Evaluate students’ class work, laboratory work, formative and summative assessments
  • Prepare curriculum and facilitate learning of science integrated in the context of agriculture
  • Evaluate and revise curricula and lessons based on student learning, performance as measured by grade, and achievement as measured by end of course assessments
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching, student learning, and school improvement needs
  • Participate in student recruitment and internship development and student placement
  • Provide input on materials, supplies, lab supplies, curriculum materials, and technology needed for the Agricultural Science Academy
Qualifications for science teacher
  • Actively enrolled in or working towards enrollment in an Alternative Teacher Certification program
  • Knowledge of Health Science clinical rotations and internship requirements, policies and procedures
  • Ability to align Health Science curriculum to targeted industry certification exams
  • Ability to provide content knowledge and skills in health related professions
  • Ability to market Health Science program to students, staff, parents and business community
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to a multitude of situations in the school and medical environment

Science Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a science teacher. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for science teacher
  • Serve as an advisor/sponsor to the FFA
  • Enhance youth leadership and FFA as an integral part of instruction
  • Participate in school and community events when able
  • Educate stakeholders about program benefits
  • Coordinate the Agricultural Advisory Committee
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete in a global economy
  • Preparing all lessons and demonstrations, ensuring the presentation conforms to the best educational practices and aligns to competency outcomes
  • Working with other team members to follow up individual students’ needs and progress
  • Creating all necessary compliance documents related to delivery and assessment
  • Logging records of attendance and assessment
Qualifications for science teacher
  • Two (2) years of full-time wage earning experience as a health professions practitioner utilizing of the licensure(s) required for practice in a specific health profession
  • Must be Highly Qualified for Science
  • Highly qualified and certified to teach Science in Oregon
  • Multiple state certifications a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment that requires significant flexibility, effective prioritization of tasks, self-direction, and creativity
  • Strong technology skills (experience with Microsoft Office programs and Google Apps is preferred)

Science Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a science teacher. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for science teacher
  • Provide professional development to new and current staff
  • Maintain all records and correspondence in an organized and timely manner
  • Maintain confidentiality of all employee records
  • Engage in professional growth activities through an ongoing program of job-related knowledge and skill development
  • Work collaboratively to achieve the overall purpose of the school’s program and support the District’s vision, aims and goals
  • Integrate the themes of leadership, technology, and communication with a diverse population
  • Collaborate with a variety of people other Magnet-Option Program teachers to coordinate curriculum development, instruction, and to plan themes and projects for interdisciplinary instruction aligned with IB
  • Incorporate the International Baccalaureate (IB) learner profile attributes, IB themes, skills, attitudes, concepts, and actions into the curriculum
  • Maintain a model classroom environment supportive of student inquiry and aligned with Middle Years IB program and Indiana Academic Standards
  • Work with other teachers to plan themes and projects for interdisciplinary instruction
Qualifications for science teacher
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) from an accredited college or university or equivalent
  • Minimum of one (1) successful teaching experience (may include Student Teaching Internship experience)
  • Command of NGSS, Maryland State Standards and Common Core three-dimensional learning
  • Knowledge of and experience with the implementation of the constructivist/5e learning cycle and other current research-based practices and instructional methods
  • Design - Translates concepts and information into images
  • Project Management - Develops project plans

Science Teacher Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a science teacher. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for science teacher
  • Actively seek and use community resources to enhance the instructional program
  • Willingly participate in innovative instructional and assessment activities including the design and preparation of proposals and reports
  • As part of a demonstration site, graciously accept visitors and observers to the classroom and mentor university interns
  • Willingly engage in co-teaching and co-planning
  • Participate in IB training, which may include traveling to regional sites or engaging in online coursework
  • Encourage active student involvement by utilizing techniques such as signals, rehearsed responses and group discussions through higher level questioning
  • Create a classroom atmosphere encouraging positive student behavior through comprehensive use of the Behavior Management Program and adaptive classroom behavior management
  • Supervise assigned Teacher Assistant
  • Instructs students with visual impairments to be mobile in a proficient and safe manner in all environments
  • Consults with teachers, parents, and school support staff to ensure that home and classroom environments are properly modified and/or adapted for maximization of independence in mobility
Qualifications for science teacher
  • Middle Grades Science
  • Special Education Mathematics and Science
  • Planning, developing and executing lessons that reflect the curriculum and the state-s core educational standards
  • Adapting mathematics curriculum for individual, small group, and remedial instruction to meet the needs of identified students or subgroups of students
  • Evaluating student progress and the ability to meet courses standards in mathematical knowledge and skills
  • Utilizing educational equipment, such as materials, books, and other learning aids

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