Carondelet High School is seeking Science teachers who want to make a positive impact on the lives of students, especially young women, who in many STEM fields are underrepresented. The school has a “flipped” science sequence that begins with Physics 9 and is in the midst of creating true STEM interdisciplinary, cross-curricular programming in advance of building a new on-campus STEM Innovation center. The position will have an emphasis on the physical sciences, specifically Chemistry and Conceptual Physics for 9th graders. The classes use an inquiry-based methodology.
We are seeking visionary teachers who will lead the department in empowering young women in the science, math, engineering and technology fields. This is an exciting time at Carondelet as we begin to implement our vision of becoming the leading high school in Northern California for a true interdisciplinary approach to teaching in the STEM fields.
The classroom teacher both models and communicates the school mission, philosophy, and core values through the teaching of subject content and by modeling behavior that inspires excellence, helping students grow to become young women of heart, faith and courage in the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Teachers at Carondelet are life-long learners with a keen interest in growing professionally in all areas, including effective use of technology, data-based review of methodology and assessment, accessing professional growth opportunities, striving to meet performance expectations, and implementing the school mission and core values.
Participates actively in the life of the school community in a manner which supports and promotes the mission and core values of Carondelet
Maintains professional standards in interaction with students, parents/guardians and co-workers
Actively collaborates with other department teachers on a regular basis, while sharing information, practices and support to fellow teachers
Implements design of Next Generation Science Standards when planning a lesson/unit and continually creates and uses inquiry-based methodologies
Looks to further implementation of newer, progressive, department reviewed methodologies with an eye on student success and outcomes
Effectively manages instructional time and student behavior
Plans diverse lessons that ensure student comprehension of learning outcomes
Uses diverse assessments that capture student comprehension of content in a variety of ways
Effectively uses Schoology as an avenue for student learning
Records assignments in Power School in a timely fashion
Communicates with department chairs, academic support, personal counselors, students and parents in a timely fashion when students are at-risk academically or personally
Cooperates with appropriate personnel (e.g., Deans, Attendance Officer) in enforcing school policies, rules and regulations. This includes but is not limited to the following:
administration/dean/counselor requests for student conference (green slips)
faculty use of facilities
student absence policy
student appearance code
student tardy policy
Participates in activities, workshops and meetings as required
Fulfills duties and assignments in a punctual manner. This includes but is not limited to the following:
arrival/departure on campus and to school functions as required
faculty substitute procedure
grades and progress reports
notification of Main Office of departure/return during school day
Assists in maintaining a safe, clean and friendly campus environment
monitors appropriate student use of facilities
monitors student behavior
Cooperates with and supports the Administration
Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal and Assistant Principal
Provides appropriate instruction in specified curriculum and instructional feedback
Effectively monitors and evaluates student performance
Maintains professional standards within the educational environment
Fulfills professional growth expectationsQualifications
Carondelet High School is an outstanding college-preparatory high school in the East Bay area dedicated to excellence in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. We are committed to serving all young women who seek to grow in heart, faith, courage, scholarship and leadership through educational excellence that integrates intellectual, moral, physical, psychological, social, and sp...iritual development.
Carondelet High School models collaboration among students, faculty, parents, alumnae, Board, and the greater community that integrates a global perspective and a call to service.
In partnership with our brother school, De La Salle, located directly adjacent to our campus, our students share classes, activities and social events with their brothers as they continue to develop and strengthen their own sisterhood and the confidence to lead lives of purpose, in college and beyond.