High School Biology Teacher (Immediate)

Company: KIPP Indy Public Schools
Job type: Full-time

Job Description
RESPONSIBILITIES
* Demonstrate a strong understanding of student learning and effective teaching strategies
* Regularly tracking student data
* Maintain an organized and focused learning environment
* Utilize state standards to develop curriculum and lesson plans
* Exhibit positive rapport with students, families, and colleagues
* Implement student management policies within classrooms and everywhere on campus
* Create and foster a positive learning environment
* Establish and maintain strong communication lines with all parents
* Attend school-wide events, such as open houses, parent-teacher conferences, and other events involving parents
* Consistently use assessment and data to set goals, inform decisions, and invest students in their progress.
* Perform all duties related to your classroom including clerical duties relating to textbooks, instructional supplies, student reports and records, attendance reports, etc.
COMPETENCIES
* Believes deeply that all students can learn and deserve a high-quality education
* Plans carefully to meet both short- and long-term goals and holds themselves accountable to meeting goals
* Uses data to solve problems
* Develops strong relationships
* Perseveres through challenges and is adaptable to change
* Understands their own strengths and weaknesses and seeks ways to always improve
* Communicates across lines of differences and proactively creates inclusive environments
EXPECTATIONS
* Arrive at school by 7:50 a.m.
* Participate in school-wide and individual professional development, including two weeks during the summer
* Provide time in the evening, by phone, for questions and concerns that students and/or parents may have regarding education-related issues that could not be handled during the school day
* Attend and participate in all staff meetings and communicate openly with all staff
* Meet all expectations and requirements as stated in the KIPP Indy Employee Handbook
* Willing to meet the varied and constant needs of the students and staff at KIPP Indy

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