BIOLOGY TEACHER

Vanguard High School ( learn more )

The Vanguard School

Colorado Springs, Colorado ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3895529
  • Application Deadline: July 15, 2022
  • Posted : May 20, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 22, 2022

Job Description

Job Product: Student understanding of biology that furthers the development of character and intellect.

General Purpose: The biology teacher is responsible for developing students’ academic excellence and virtue by creating a positive culture of inquiry and learning and providing students with challenging and meaningful learning activities and experiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Subject matter knowledge
  • Biology of organisms, especially that of humans, including characteristics and classifications of organisms
  • Cells and cell theory
  • Ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Matter and energy in ecosystems
  • Genetics, including chromosome structure and function and inheritance
  • Molecular biology
  • Related aspects of chemistry, physics, earth science, and mathematics, such as statistics
  • Engineering and technical applications of biology
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Methods of research in the sciences, including laboratory techniques and the use of computers
Plans curriculum and instruction
Delivers effective instruction
Manages classroom climate and operation
Promotes achievement
Meets professional responsibilities

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in biology with at least 36 semester hours in science courses
Colorado teaching license is not required

Experience:
Prior teaching experience preferred, but is not required

Salary Range:
$38,000 - $40,000 per year, based on ESSA qualifications; eligible for merit pay up to $2,000.

Benefits:
•Dental insurance
•Health insurance
•Life insurance
•Long-term disability insurance
•Paid time off
•Vision insurance
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 38,000 to $ 40,000 Per Year
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Science: Biology
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Human Resources at The Vanguard School
    • 1605 S. Corona Ave
    • Colorado Springs, Colorado 80905

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