Title Physics Teacher – Secondary 2020/21 SY
Employment Term Twelve month contract/Ten month school year
Reports to Principal
BFHS Mission: To train students to be intellectually curious - akin to the namesake of our school. Through intensive study of the true, the good, and the beautiful, students develop to their academic and personal potential. Additionally, the school will train the heart of students according to universally accepted and eternal virtues - understanding that the best education is only valuable upon a moral foundation. Thus, our students walk with integrity and character, knowing what it is to be a thoughtful citizen in a democratic-republic and a positive force in their community. Benjamin Franklin High School will provide to our students and for our parents rigorous, liberal arts, college preparatory education delivered in a safe, nurturing environment.
Position Objective: While under the direct supervision of the Principal, the Teacher will plan, organize, and implement the school’s instructional program in a learning environment that motivates and guides students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Support BFCS Vision, Mission, and Goals.
Promote and adhere to BFCS policies and procedures.
Provide a safe, structured environment focused on academic excellence.
Create a learning environment that is engaging and conducive to effective instruction; maintain standards of student behavior.
Provide direct instruction using a Back-to-Basics curriculum including Spalding (reading & writing), Saxon Math, Science, and Social Studies.
Prepare and follow lesson plans correlated with the prescribed curriculum and pacing guides.
Communicate learning objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language.
Monitor and assess student progress; provide ongoing feedback to students and parents.
Use classroom and state assessment data to inform and improve instruction.
Participate in team reviews concerning students’ academic progress.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis to discuss students’ progress and interpret the instructional program.
Maintain accurate, complete, and legible records as required by law and school policy.
Reflect on teaching practices and strive to improve professional competence.
Assume responsibility for meeting classroom and school-wide student performance goals.
Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
Participate in school-wide events, scheduled meetings, and parent conferences.
Meet any additional specific job requirements as indicated by the school site or District.
Be responsible, reliable, and punctual.
Promote positive interactions with students, parents, and colleagues.
Be flexible and adaptable to change.
Positively accept direction and performance feedback.
Exercise positive and proactive problem solving skills for personal behavior and conflict resolution.
Direct constructive criticism and concerns to the appropriate source.
Be a positive role model for students and colleagues.