The mission of Trinity Preparatory School of Florida is to develop individuals who will excel in college and in life, contribute to their communities, lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually.
Job Title: Science Teacher
Trinity is seeking applicants for a full-time science instructor in our upper school. This candidate must have a desire to work with students in a challenging college-preparatory environment. Qualified candidates must have the ability to develop meaningful relationships with highly motivated students from diverse backgrounds. This teacher should plan to be an integral component of the students' lives, in and out of the classroom, and to collaborate with colleagues on a grade-level team and as a member of the science department.
Trinity Prep has a one-to-one laptop program, and students use technology in a variety of ways in every discipline. students use technology in a variety of ways: integrating electronic textbooks, using GoogleDocs and Forms for assignments, and using blended models to ignite teacher-student interaction. Using our learning management system Canvas and participating in the advisory program are required professional standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach science (biology, chemistry and/or other life science electives) to upper school students grade 9-12 to develop competency skills, laboratory applications and knowledge required by advanced science and STEM fields while becoming a lifelong science learner.
Prepare lesson materials, grade papers, manage the classroom, and evaluate and give feedback to students.
Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations.
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments in order to evaluate students' progress, and manage laboratory projects as required by the scientific discipline and school health and safety standards
As an advisor, and otherwise when necessary, meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress, and to determine their priorities for their children and their resource needs.
Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of school programs.
Oversee a group of assigned advisory students for the purpose of advising them on academics, social, future-planning issues as well as acting as the liaison between the parents and school.
In addition to teaching and advising, Trinity faculty lead a significant out-of-the-classroom activity like coaching a sport or a competitive academic team.
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order to maintain and improve professional competence.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervising administrator.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent with a focus on related field; advanced degree preferred
Previous experience teaching Biology, Chemistry and other life science elective courses.
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability, 403(b) plan
Must be able to pass a Jessica Lunsford Level II background check and drug test.
Trinity Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Trinity Preparatory School
Trinity Prep is an independent college preparatory school for grades 6 through 12. Our mission is to develop students who are able to excel in college and beyond, contribute to their communities, lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually.
For more information, visit our website at www.trinityprep.org