SECONDARY TEACHER- MIDDLE SCIENCE

NYOS Charter Schools (learn more)

NYOS Charter School

Austin, Texas (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3065772
  • Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
  • Posted: March 13, 2019
  • Starting Date: July 15, 2019

Job Description

NYOS Charter School
Secondary Teacher- Middle Science
Reports to: Secondary Principal
Service days: 190

About NYOS:
At NYOS Charter School, we educate the whole student. We foster a collegial Pre-K –12 program that challenges each learner with rigorous academics, innovative strategies, and expectations for civic engagement.

Primary Role:
This position is for teaching 8th grade Science.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid Texas teaching certificate
  • Demonstrate competency in Middle School Science
  • Texas ESL certification
Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Actively participate in a variety of meetings and professional development activities to convey and to gather information required to perform functions and to improve student achievement
  • Administer standardized achievement and ability tests as required
  • Communicate and confer effectively both orally and in written form with students, parents, colleagues, and administration
  • Enforce NYOS Charter School rules and policies
  • Establish standards-based objectives for all lessons and utilize clear criteria for evaluating lessons
  • Exemplify through manner, words, and dress the high standards and expected behavior of the school
  • Identify, modify and adapt curriculum and approved instructional resources to meet various learning styles and needs of students
  • Implement and maintain effective classroom management to ensure continual progress of students
  • Interpret student performance data and implement approved Response to Intervention Tiers 1,2 and 3
  • Meet professional criteria and obligations
  • Monitor students in a variety of educational environments (e.g., classroom, cafeteria, playground, school grounds, hallways, restrooms, study trips, etc.) to provide a safe and positive learning environment
  • Observe, evaluate, remediate and extend on students' academic performance, behavior and social development
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit
  • Perform various administrative activities (e.g. attend faculty and staff meetings, order equipment and supplies, copy materials, create bulletin boards, take attendance, obtain permission slips, and coordinate department activities)
  • Keep up-do-date with current educational issues
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, accept responsibility, and the ability to be self-motivated
  • Prepare classroom, materials and lesson plans and implement research based instructional practices
  • Use audiovisual aids, computers, and or other interactive technology to supplement and support lessons
  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods to instruct students individually, in small groups, and as a whole class
  • Utilize efficient record keeping procedures
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues including Special Education staff in support of student achievement goals and professional development
Work Environment:
This job operates in a school environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Compensation and Benefits:
    NYOS offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. We also offer a comprehensive package of benefits including:
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Short & Long-term disability
  • Participation in the Texas Teachers Retirement System
  • 403b and 457b investment plans
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Eight days Paid Time Off
  • Discounted Health Club Membership
  • A culture of continuous learning with opportunities for professional development
To be considered for this position, please apply here!

NYOS Charter School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate by race, religion, color, national origin, sex, or disability, in hiring or providing education or access to benefits of educational services, activities, and programs. The Executive Director has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title IX. The Director of Special Services has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Both can be reached at 12301 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78753, 512-583-6967.


(Fingerprinting and background checks are mandatory for all applicants)
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    NYOS Charter School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Marcos Diaz, Human Resources Associate
    • 12301 N. Lamar Blvd
    • Austin, Texas 78753

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