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6th - 8th grade social studies and science teacher
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Located in Benton Harbor, MI

Salary: $35,000 - $65,000

Social Studies and Science Teacher

Grades (6th – 8th)

Benton Harbor, MI

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Job Summary for Social Studies and Science Teacher

Teaching courses in social studies and science, using a constructivist approach, using learning design; providing opportunities for individualized and small group instruction; establishing and maintaining student behavior in order to provide a productive classroom environment.

Responsibilities of Social Studies and Science Teacher

  • Teach courses in social studies and sciences utilizing a course of study adopted by the Board of Education and curriculum guidelines in teaching individual course content
  • Develop lesson plans and appropriate instructional materials stressing “discovery” and computer laboratory learning methods
  • Demonstrate mathematical concepts using calculator, computers, and over standard instructional materials
  • Provides opportunities for individualized and small group instruction to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior for a productive learning environment
  • Evaluate each pupil’s growth in knowledge and skills
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service education
  • Communicate with parents and with guidance counselors on individual progress
  • Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter by state law
  • Select and requisition books, instructional materials, and supplies
  • Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional and support staff in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems
  • Participate in curriculum development program
  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities
  • Assist students in the selection and development of individual research prjects
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the superintendent

Qualifications for Social Studies and Science Teacher

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate with appropriate endorsement
  • Bachelor degree
  • Prior successful teaching experience
  • Proven ability to meet the challenges of an urban-rural, multi-racial, multi-ethic school district
  • Ability to stand, walk and sit

Compensation for Social Studies and Science Teacher

  • $35,000 - $60,000 / year based on experience and education
Express Office: Saint Joseph
4070 Red Arrow Highway
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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