The Dayton Regional STEM School seeks highly motivated and effective middle school teachers to join an existing school faculty and staff. Seeking candidates in the following content areas: science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies. The curriculum will include collaboratively designed project-based learning units that connect to multiple disciplines and/or real-life issues. Teachers at DRSS are responsible for bringing our mission to life, fostering each student's innate curiosity and joy of discovery. Our teachers prepare students to become excellent questioners, scientific thinkers, and responsible citizens, who are able to contribute to the world with confidence and character. Teachers achieve this through student-centered, collaborative and experiential learning, with an emphasis on the environment as an integrating context. Teachers are responsible for organizing and implementing instructional programs to meet and exceed the grades 6-8 standards set by Dayton Regional STEM School and State and Federal governments.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree by start date
Teaching license secured by start date
Outstanding communication and collaborative skills
Ability to integrate technology into the classroom
Experience working with middle school students
Credentialed to teach college level courses
Essential Functions and percent of time::
75% – Planning and Delivering Course Instruction for Middle School Students
Provide instruction, support and supervision to middle school students.
Foster a motivating, supportive, learning-centered culture of excellence in a well-structured and managed classroom.
Use project-based and inquiry-based methodologies in middle school instruction.
Model appropriate interpersonal and communication skills in interactions with students and co-workers. 20% – Collaborate with Other Teachers to Develop and Refine Content & Materials for Courses
Make use of instructional resources and technologies and proactively contribute to the development of the school and assigned class to improve the educational quality of its students.
Engage in continuous and sustained reflection on teaching practices and leadership behaviors, and adapt methods as needed to achieve school goals and performance objectives.
Participate in building leadership activities and be a team player.
Participate in the curriculum development process throughout employment. 5% – Participate in Various Meetings (including IEP's, conferences, etc.) and Professional Development Opportunities
Maintain contact and communication with parents of students and work with them in the development of each student.
This is a grant funded position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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