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From time to time, CSTA receives information about job openings for science educators. We post those here as a courtesy to the district or organization seeking qualified applicants. To have your posting added, please send an e-mail to webmaster@cascience.org. Please include the application closing date; submissions without closing dates will not be posted.

Last updated November 16, 2015

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Biology and Chemistry HS Teacher Openings for 2016-17 at Ednovate:

Ednovate Charter Schools is seeking one HS Biology teacher and one HS Chemistry teacher for the 2016-17 School Year within our growing network. To apply for one of these exciting opportunities within an innovative network that is personalizing college prep education in Southern California, visit www.ednovate.org/careers.

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Biology Small Group Instructor - Middle and High School Charter School in Sacramento

The Small Group Instructor represents the direct instruction portion of the blended program at our school. The Small Group Instructor delivers lesson plan-based instruction in a classroom setting to an average class size of about 15-20 students. SGI’s offer instruction in Math, ELA, Science and test prep and are the content experts in their center. This department serves students by providing instruction with excellence, rigor and high expectations for students to achieve college and career readiness. This position is primarily responsible for delivering our educational program to ensure data driven, results based instruction for students in the implementation of the Common Core Standards. Will be available to provide direction instruction to students 6 hours a day.

Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*

  • Masters instruction using an array of teaching strategies and technologies.
  • Utilizes educational technology and media to enhance learning.
  • Chats in virtual discussion threads and manages small groups of students to meet individual needs.
  • Facilitates collaborative grouping and keeps learning management system organized and updated.
  • Lesson plans a differentiated curriculum to ensure student success.
  • Teaches for mastery of the Common Core Standards.
  • Uses assessments and data to influence instruction for student success.
  • Keeps grade, attendance and retention records.
  • Provides targeted interventions for special education students and English Language Learners.
  • Participates in various community groups or functions, faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops. Meets with students and parents to discuss student progress and problems.
  • Participates in related activities, such as student organizations or committees.
  • Assists with State mandated student testing.
  • Assists with bi-monthly and year-end audits.
  • Assists in maintaining a clean, inviting, professional center for students to attend.
  • Performs other administrative functions and duties assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS Degree
  • NCLB compliant single subject teaching credential (Science/Biology)

Send resume to: vrios@ofy.org.
Closing Date: 12/15/15


Tenure-track Faculty Position

Position: Assistant Professor, K-12 Mathematics Education or Science Education

Starting Date: Fall, 2016

Minimum Qualifications: An appropriate terminal degree (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) from an accredited university in mathematics education or science education, or a related field in education and strong background in mathematics or the physical or life sciences. Experience in K-12 classroom teaching and extensive knowledge and familiarity with CCSS Mathematics and NGSS. An active and on-going record of scholarship in mathematics education or science education in K-12 urban environments. Post-secondary classroom teaching experience in mathematics education or science education courses using hybrid, face to face and online modalities. Record of, or potential for scholarly activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching of mathematics or science courses using a variety of pedagogical strategies. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

Preferred Qualifications: Specialized knowledge in the area of mathematics education or science education, including curriculum standards, assessment, instructional methods, curriculum adaptations, collaboration with special education, or other areas of expertise. Experience with professional development, university teaching, and/or field supervision. Knowledge of 21st century teaching and learning and a developed understanding of technology, online learning, and education. Familiarity with the CalState Teach program and use of technology as a mobile learning tool.

Duties: Principal duties include teaching online and face to face in the credential and master’s degree programs within Charter College of Education and CalState TEACH, as well as supervising student teaching using various tools and in person, student advisement and mentoring, and committee within Charter College of Education and CalState TEACH and the University.

To apply and for more information visit: http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/position/2014_ccoe/ci_ttf_jt_cst.php.

Closing Date: December 31, 2015.

Biology Quiz Developer at Khan Academy

At Khan Academy, we’re building a comprehensive set of biology resources (videos, text-based explanations, and quizzes) that cover the core topics students need to learn in high school and introductory college biology. In particular, we’re seeking great biology educators who can create quizzes that clarify concepts, address common misconceptions, and help students identify their own knowledge gaps.

If you are passionate about biology education and have experience writing quiz or practice questions that help students improve their understanding of concepts, we are looking for you! Join us on our mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

This is a paid contract position for 3-6 months, with the opportunity to extend based on performance and Khan Academy’s needs.

Job Responsibilities

• Write biology quiz questions at the advanced high school/introductory college level, based on Khan Academy’s video and text-based explanations of various concepts
• Review other quiz developers’ questions to ensure consistency and quality.

You Need

• Deep understanding of advanced high school/intro college biology
• Strong intuition for how students learn and insight into common misconceptions
• Computer skills (e.g., familiarity with Google docs) and a willingness to learn how to use new tools
• Excellent writing and time-management skills
• At least 10 hours per week to commit to this project
• A passion for education and a desire to change the world

To Apply

• Please apply directly at: https://boards.greenhouse.io/khanacademy/jobs/76411#.VZGWxhNViko

Application Deadline: 12/31/2015