Effectively integrate professional standards of science education, with an emphasis in STEAM, into every day classroom instruction and curriculum design.
Prepare and implement lesson plans for such instruction.
Collaborate with faculty in all disciplines with an eye towards providing interdisciplinary opportunities.
Incorporate 21st-century skills into Science curricula.
Work with the High School Division Leadership and the High School Science Curriculum Coordinator towards the continual refinement and improvement of the Science program.
Participate in general duties such as study hall supervision, class coverage for absent teachers, and supervision at after school events (i.e. dances, athletic events, etc.).
Maintain current attendance and student records.
Attend all required professional development, faculty and staff meetings, parent meetings, and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration.
Continue personal and professional development conferences and other STEAM program development opportunities to ensure that teaching practices remain current.
Assist with other projects, programs and planning as assigned by the High School Principal.
Responsible for the care and maintenance of an orderly environment and clean classroom and lab materials and equipment.
Responsible for the safety and physical well being of the students at all times.
Responsible for the proper storage of chemicals and following all chemical safety guidelines.
Knowledge and understanding of and commitment to the Sion mission.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Laboratory Science, Education or related subject matter.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Demonstrated leadership and facilitative skills.
Strong public speaking skills.
Ability to interact professionally with students, parents, faculty and staff.
Flexibility in working with a variety of faculty across the divisions on faculty committees.
Ability to set goals and accept professional feedback.
Strong ability to work collegially with the Divisional faculty and support team.
Demonstrated competency with school related technology.
Maintain professional credentials as required by Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) or other accrediting agencies.
Work in classroom environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts.
Occasionally bend, stoop, and squat.
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time.
Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs.
Work primarily in a traditional climate controlled environment.
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.
About Notre Dame de Sion Schools of Kansas City
The Notre Dame de Sion Schools of Kansas City is an independent Roman Catholic school providing the highest quality college preparatory education from preschool through grade 12. Sion continues the tradition of the founding sisters, the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion, inviting students to encounter God in a Catholic atmosphere that respects all faith traditions. The school partners with families and the community to prepare students for socially responsible, values based leadership in a culturally and religiously diverse world. The School operates on two campuses. The Lower School campus in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood is for boys and girls, preschool through 8th grade. The High School campus in south Kansas City is an all-girls college preparatory school for 9th grade through 12th grade.