Midwest Management Group

Midwest Management Group, Inc.

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Job Title
HS Biology Teacher - Detroit Community Schools 24-25 SY
Experience
Intermediate
Vacancies
1
Salary
40,000 - 70,000 Annually
Location
Detroit, United States
Job Type
Full Time On-site
Deadline
07 June, 2024

Company Description

Welcome to Midwest Management Group, Inc. (“Midwest”). For over 20 years Midwest has been a professional employer organization (PEO) partner in Michigan’s for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Midwest continues to succeed as evidenced by the company’s fiscal stability, track record for success, and by customizing the partnership approach for each partner.

Skills
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Develop strong relationships

Description

Are you passionate about shaping young minds and fostering a love for learning? Detroit Community Schools is seeking a dynamic and dedicated High School Biology Teacher to join our team for the 2024-2025 school year.

At DCS, we believe that Education is Power. We are committed to providing all students with the tools and skills necessary to thrive no matter where life takes them. If you possess the required experience, we want to hear from you!

NATURE OF THE POSITION:

This position is responsible for fostering students’ interest in education as well as academic development. The incumbent must possess a mastery command of the Michigan Academic Standards for their respective discipline and be a competent professional with in-depth knowledge of instructional best practices and educational methods and procedures specific to the secondary classroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning and are in line with State of Michigan objectives and school-wide curriculum goals.
  • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Help individual students who are behind or struggling to learn content.
  • Collaborate with other High School Teachers to develop lesson plans and improve the overall learning process.
  • Communication with students and parents regarding student progress and/or needs.
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school.
  • Understanding of how to use formative, summative, and interim assessment data to inform daily instruction.
  • Ability to create classroom assessments that effectively measure student proficiency levels as demonstrated by the Michigan Academic Standards.
  • Familiarity with the content, layout, and date reports for the following standardized student assessments:
  • M-STEP
  • PSAT 8/9
  • PSAT 10
  • MME
  • SAT
  • Other state required testing for high school students.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires frequent standing and walking throughout the building and school grounds. Ability to stoop, crouch, kneel and bend occasionally. Occasionally lifts and carries materials or items weighing up to 25 pounds. Ability to use senses - sight, hearing, smell and touch. Ability to type; uses hand/eye coordination for typing and data entry.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Satisfactory criminal background check.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

1. Demonstrate interest in the work of the Academy and a strong commitment to moral values and dedication to providing an excellent early educational foundation for children that will enable them to be motivated and excited learners.

2. Establish and maintain work performance standards in line with those standards established by the Academy.

3. Communicate effectively with students and parents regarding information, policies, and procedures.

4. Demonstrate the willingness and ability to work with people in a team environment.

5. Ensure confidentiality of all students and Academy privileged information.

6. Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships with the Board, Authorizer, students, parents, fellow teachers, co-workers, and the community.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Must have a valid State of Michigan Teaching Certificate with the appropriate endorsement(s) for the subject area(s) being taught.

2. Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s degree preferred.

3. Minimum 2 years teaching experience in subject area(s).

4. Must have evidence of meeting highly qualified requirements, as defined by No Child Left Behind.

5. Ability to teach and develop curriculum for assigned grade level(s).

Our Benefits and Incentives:

Medical, dental, vision and life insurances

Supplemental insurances and FSA

401k, PTO and paid holidays and bereavement

Training and professional development

Growth opportunities

Job security

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

 

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Physical setting:

 

  • School

 

Schedule:

 

  • Monday to Friday

 

Experience:

 

  • Teaching: 2 years (Preferred)

 

License/Certification:

 

  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)

 

Work Location: In person