Valley Catholic Middle School is looking for a science teacher with a passion for educating and opening the world of chemistry and physics to middle school students.
For more information about our school, please visit www.valleycatholic.org
Hold a current Oregon Teaching License (preference given to those with a science or middle level endorsement)
Plan and implement laboratory-based physical and earth science lessons in accordance with Oregon state, NGSS, and Archdiocesan standards
Create engaging lessons and laboratory activities that develop student critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Evaluate and assess student performance and progress
Establish a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement
Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing an optimal and safe learning environment
Enhance curriculum by developing lessons that utilize technology (specifically the iPad)
Have a passion for teaching the middle school student
Organize and implement the science fair for the sixth grade and evaluate student inquiry projects
Assist in the coordination, planning, and execution of a week-long outdoor school program
Be willing to serve the school in other capacities, such as science bowl coach
Certification/endorsements in earth or physical science preferred.
About Valley Catholic School
Valley Catholic School provides an outstanding Catholic education, enabling students to excel in scholarship, leadership, character development and service. Valley Catholic prepares students to be lifelong learners and leaders in the 21st century. With an education that speaks to the whole person, Valley Catholic promotes a strong academic tradition of critical thinking, intellectual curiosity and active social responsibility.
Students attend classes on one of the loveliest campuses in Oregon. A friendly, caring atmosphere enables students to receive personal attention. Accelerated classes give Valley Catholic students the added edge to achieve at consistently high levels. Our students score well above average on national standardized exams and are praised for their readiness to take on new challenges and rise to the next educational level.