Apr 30, 2021

Junior/Senior High School Science Teacher

$30,000 - $35,000 yearly
  • Mid Vermont Christian School
  • 399 West Gilson Avenue, White River Junction, VT, USA
Full time K-12 School Jobs Ministry Missionary Science Christian School

Job Description

Mid Vermont Christian School (MVCS) seeks a dynamic Junior/Senior High School Science Teacher with demonstrated ability to integrate the Christian worldview into all that transpires in and out of the classroom.  This person will work successfully with a range of students, be versed in research-based practices, able to deliver lessons that develop students’ theoretical and applied scientific skills and seek to become part of our learning community. Block schedule course load could include Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy and Physiology, and AP classes.  Outstanding candidates will be motivational to encourage students to love the Lord and love to learn and place a high value on communication with parents as we seek to partner with parents as they raise their children.

PURPOSE:  PREPARES STUDENTS FOR MEANINGFUL LIVES by contributing to their educational, social, and spiritual development.  This will assist MVCS in fulfilling the mission of the school, which is to glorify God by preparing students for college and for life through a program of academic excellence established in Biblical truth

Teacher Qualifications

  • Evidence of knowledge of content and pedagogy through experience and training
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Teacher State licensure or ACSI certification in areas of assignment preferred
  • Able to pass background, fingerprinting, and child protection registry check
  • Understanding of the principles of child development, best practices, and educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between students
  • Daily example of Christ both in and out of school; cool-tempered, friendly, and reliable
  • Balance between a creative mind and a practical judgement
  • Able to prepare student for the next grade level
  • Great love and patience for students
  • Able to engage students and earn their trust and attention
  • Spiritual, mature, born-again Christian who regularly attends a Bible- believing church.
  • Called and committed to the ministry of MVCS. Affirms MVCS Statement of Faith and Responsibilities. Staff members here do not regard their responsibilities as just a job, but as a ministry. Each of us feels a high sense of commitment to the Lord and His calling on our lives to be here for these children and parents


Teacher Responsibilities

  • Spiritual Leadership - Models a consistent relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Intentionally integrates Biblical values and morals
  • Understands and implements the Matthew 18 principle with students, parents, peers, and administration in an appropriate manner
  • Assesses students' spiritual needs to lead them in spiritual growth
  • Instructional Planning, Preparation and Delivery
  • Develop a careful and creative program by following curriculum guidelines for the assigned grade level students and the school’s goals
  • Design lessons with clear, focused, and measurable instructional objectives
  • Modify plans based on student diagnostic and assessment procedures
  • Establish learning expectations
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques to enhance critical thinking
  • Integrate technology to enhance/accelerate learning
  • Teach content and skills
  • Assessment
  • Guide students to develop their learning by providing instructional feedback; coaching, counseling, and disciplining students; planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results
  • Maintain records to document learning accomplishments by preparing administering and scoring pre-assessments, formative and summative assessments, eliciting student feedback and questions, evaluating application of learning to classroom project results
  • Use student data to plan instruction, and provide additional or varied forms of instruction
  • Maintain records to document attendance, grades, and behavior
  • Track student’s progress and report to parents
  • Classroom Environment
  • Create a classroom environment that:
  • develops in each students’ skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing that are fundamental to effective communication and literate citizenship
  • promotes positive social interaction by observing each student to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Manage student behavior through implementation of classroom rules, routines and procedures that allow a student to assume his/her own responsibility
  • Create an environment of respect and rapport through reinforcement and praise
  • Ensure students are always safe
  • Encourage students to accept God and the gift of salvation and grow in their faith, provide opportunities to lead in prayer, and develop a Christian mind and lifestyle
  • Organize physical space to be attractive, well-ordered, conducive to learning and student work displayed
  • Communication and Professionalism
  • Communicate with parents regularly
  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Comply with Federal, State and Local legal requirements
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge
  • Contribute to MVCS system’s effectiveness
  • Contributes to spiritual growth of the program through example, instruction, personal and professional studies, and personal devotions and worship

Accountable to Head of School: Vicky Fogg



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