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Middle School Science teacher- St. Clare Catholic School

St. Clare Catholic School located in North Palm Beach, FL is searching for dedicated and passionate Full Time Middle School Science Teacher to join our team for the 2024/25 school year.  The successful candidate will possess the skills and have demonstrated success in teaching Science at the middle or high school level.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Skills and have demonstrated success in teaching Science at the middle or high school level.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in alignment with the mission, vision, and values of St. Clare Catholic School and the Diocese of Palm Beach.
  • Ability to engage students creatively in the learning process.
  • Use the diocesan standards to create lesson plans and learning activities.
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods to engage different learning styles and ability levels in the classroom.
  • Participate in reflective, self-directed, on-going professional development.
  • Create and define goals and objectives for unit and daily lessons plans, prepare classroom activities, organize teaching materials, evaluate student performance, maintain classroom records, and manage time effectively.
  • Use classroom and school-wide data to inform and improve instruction.
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom management skills/knowledge as well as a thoughtful, age-appropriate behavior management plan.
  • Have knowledge of and make use of best instructional practices in the classroom.
  • Submit grades and lesson plans in a timely manner.
  • Incorporate faith-based activities into lesson plans and daily routines.
  • Hold conferences with students, parents, administrators, and other professionals.
  • Participate in faculty meetings, professional development, and retreats.

Qualifications:

  • BA Degree in Education or Elementary Education or a FL DOE approved alternative route.
  • Florida Department of Education Teaching certificate in Science, Grades 6-12, temporary or professional or eligible for certification.
  • Strong classroom management skills for this grade level
  • Respect and adherence to the mission and traditions of the Catholic Church.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other teachers, Diocesan employees, departments staff, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Must have clear and concise communications with students and parents.
  • Must have a professional demeanor and be willing to work cooperatively with the middle school team and administration for the success of all students.

Requirements

The successful candidate will hold a valid Teaching Certificate in Science Grades 6 – 12.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your resume, salary requirements and list of references to the attention of Mrs. Rachel Polak, Principal at rpolak@sccsfl.org

 

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