Science Teacher



Co. Roscommon, Ireland · Vista, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Job Details

Vista [084] - Vista, CA
Regular Full-Time



Full-Time, Monday – Friday


Clear Credential: $79,500.00 - $100,700.00 / year with sign on bonus of $5,000
Preliminary Credential: $68,900 / year with sign on bonus of $5,000
Intern Credential: $66,144 / year

Help Us Change Lives

We live by the motto that “There is a Student in Front of Everything We Do” and we are very passionate about it. Do you have a passion to work with students? If so, then this is an exciting opportunity for you! You’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of students supporting their growth and development. Remember the person who made a difference in your life? Now it’s your turn.

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How You Will Make an Impact:

The Teacher Position will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program in a learning environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. This Position will collaborate with other Instructional Staff and school personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students transcripts, assessment data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with colleagues, students and parents
  • Meet with students at their scheduled appointment dates and times
  • Conduct effective student appointments; preparing for and delivering instruction, engaging students in goalsetting, monitoring of progress and preparation for completion of graduation requirements
  • Assign appropriate courses of study
  • Refer students to core subject area teachers when necessary
  • Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed
  • Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources to support independent learning
  • Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students varying needs
  • Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication
  • Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students post-secondary goals
  • Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information
  • Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and tests to assess and monitor progress
  • Grade course homework, projects, and tests
  • Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology
  • Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504 Plans, and Special Education students
  • Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting, time management, and accessing/utilizing resources
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Administer diagnostic assessments according to guidelines set forth by the Organization and site
  • Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Refer students to support structures; tutors, intervention programs, labs, counselors, and other wrap around services as appropriate
  • Manage student behavior in the Resource Center by enforcing rules and disciplinary systems of the Center
  • Prepare for and facilitate positive parent conferences
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area curriculum, teaching resources and methods
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development
  • Monitor credit completion rates of students
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Claim and report daily attendance
  • Keep student work folders neat and organized
  • Close out student folders in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Generate report cards in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Document and review student notes and parent/student contacts in Contact Manager
  • Update all necessary records accurately and timely as required by law, Organizational policies, school regulations, and independent auditors
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings
  • Participate in Professional Development opportunities as needed
  • Follow established policies and procedures for reporting incidents (e.g., child abuse, substance abuse, harassment, and violence).
  • Attend all required meetings and graduation ceremonies
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time



  • Thorough knowledge of California Teaching Standards
  • Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning
  • Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student populations, including students at-risk of academic failure
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in providing a rigorous educational program
  • Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, and appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement
  • Ability to compose and comprehend written communication
  • Ability to make independent judgements
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records
  • Commitment to the education of all students
  • Planning and organizational skills


  • Valid California Single Subject or Multiple Subject in area of specialization or intern eligible
  • Bachelors degree with major or minor in designated subject, including all courses needed to meet credential requirements
  • English Learner Authorization.
  • Successful passing of the California Basic Skills Exam
  • Enrollment in a State approved teachers preparation program and student teaching
  • Proficient in MS Word, Email


  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination.
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery.
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force (almost all office jobs).
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required.
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures.