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Ashland School District #5

850 Sisikiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR, United States

Phone: 541-482-2811
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Middle School Science Teacher


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Ashland, OR, United States 


Education, Science


$44,133.00 - $64,780.00 per year

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Full time




Education: Classroom Teaching level3, Junior-High School

Job Description:


To lead students toward fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional and psychological growth and maturation.                                     


1.    Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated.
2.    Maintains the dignity of students, parents, co-workers and self in all human interactions.
3.    Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning within the limits of the resources provided by the district.
4.    Prepares for classes assigned and shows written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
5.    Establishes procedures for gathering data and diagnosing the needs and concerns of the individual student and the group.
6.    Utilizes diagnostic data to meet individual and group needs.
7.    Establishes evaluative procedures for assessing, interpreting and utilizing data on student performance.
8.    Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
9.    Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.
10. Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
11. Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
12. To ensure safety, middle school and high school physical education teachers will supervise in the locker rooms respective of gender (i.e., a male teacher in the male locker room, female teacher in the female locker room).
13. Maintains accurate, complete and correct records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
14. Assists in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative regulations and Board policy.
15. Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
16. Attends and participates in faculty meetings.
17. Cooperates with other members of the district and building staff in planning and implementing program development activities.
18. Assists in the selection of books, equipment and other instructional materials.
19. Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students.
20. Establishes and maintains cooperative relations with co-workers and community.
21. Provides for personal professional growth through an ongoing program of reading, workshops, seminars, conferences and/or advanced course work at institutions of higher learning.
22. Cooperates in implementing the district and school counseling programs.
23. Performs such other related duties and assumes such other related responsibilities as may be required from time to time.
24. Candidate will have rich content knowledge and the ability to develop positive rapport with middle school students.

Ashland School District appreciates the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society.  It is the policy of the Ashland School District Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
TARGET START DATE:    August 24, 2020

Job Requirements:


1.    A bachelor’s degree or higher (Master Degree preferred).
2.    An Oregon (or recipricol state) teaching certificate with endorsement in Science.
3.    A belief perspective that includes the notion that all students can learn at high levels.
4.    Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching middle school students.


​1.    Assess baseline academic levels, learning abilities, needs and styles of students of significantly different capabilities.
2.    Exercise creativity and mental flexibility in presenting instructional material to accommodate students of widely varying learning styles and intellectual levels.
3.    Develop a curriculum sequence which allows for adequate coverage of all required academic subjects during the school year.
4.    Facilitate the development of student self-esteem, trust and respect through positive, constructive, student-teacher interaction in both group and individual settings.
5.    Understand and carry out the selection, implementation and maintenance of current teaching support technology and materials.
6.    Create opportunities for students to receive personalized assistance through use of support services (e.g., volunteers, teacher aides, support technologies).
7.    Determine how to fulfill curricula to maximize students’ acquisition of mastery skills.
8.    Create teaching processes which maximize relevance and student involvement in authentic tasks which facilitate learning.
9.    Manage the distraction of interruptions without losing concentration or unduly disrupting class work.
10. Keep current with the best teaching processes, instructional resources and materials.