Biology Teacher 21-22 School Year

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KIPP Colorado Schools
Denver, Colorado, US
May 01, 2021
May 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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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