Biology Teacher 21-22 School Year

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Employer
KIPP Colorado Schools
Location
Denver, Colorado, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 21, 2021
Ref
2153582420
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description

Instructional Planning and Delivery
  • Develop standards-based unit plans and daily lesson plans.
  • Design and deliver rigorous, backwards-planned lessons.
  • Design and implement assessments that are aligned with daily objectives.
  • Use data to adjust short- and long-term plans in order to meet students' learning needs.


Constant Learning
  • Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement.
  • Reflect on instructional practices to meet individual professional development goals.
  • Assume personal responsibility for student achievement.
  • Actively participate in professional development, grade level, and department meetings.


School Culture Alignment
  • Believe deeply in the mission of KIPP Colorado Schools and that all children can learn.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with students and families based on trust and respect.
  • Approach practice with a sense of urgency to maximize instructional time.
  • Establish and maintain high expectations for academic work and classroom behavior.
  • Establish and reinforce rules and consequences to maintain positive, focused classroom.
  • Meet professional obligations such as meeting deadlines and honoring schedules.


Additional Responsibilities
  • Conduct periodic home visits to build strong relationships with students and parents.
  • Communicate regularly with families about academic progress and behavior.
  • Be accessible by school cell phone for homework help and student emergencies beyond regular school hours.
  • Participate in parent meetings, conferences, and periodic evening events.
  • Coordinate and lead overnight field lessons both in and out of state to extend student learning.
  • Participate in daily duties (i.e. breakfast, lunch, dismissal) to support school operations.
  • Maintain accurate records, grade book, and data tracking systems.
  • Assist with both student and staff recruitment.

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