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Science Teacher

Learn4life Charleston
53 reviews
6209 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406
$44,000 - $54,000 a year - Full-time


6209 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC 29406

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

The Teacher Position will plan, organize and implement an appropriate personalized instructional program in a learning environment that guides, supports, and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential, completion of diploma requirements and post-secondary transition plan. This Position will collaborate with other Instructional Staff and school personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: This list is illustrative only and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of tasks performed by this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Develop, review and regularly update personalized academic plans based on students’ transcripts, assessment data, career pathway planning (CTE), post-secondary goals, and progress towards those goals
  • Create and maintain an effective learning environment by modeling positive and respectful behavior, upholding and supporting high academic expectations, and maintaining positive and professional relationships with colleagues, students and parents
  • Meet with students to provide one on one instruction and support
  • Conduct effective student appointments; preparing for and delivering instruction, engaging students in goal- setting, monitoring of progress and preparation for completion of graduation requirements
  • Assign appropriate courses of study
  • Refer students to core subject area teachers when necessary
  • Establish and communicate learning objectives and content standards to be assessed
  • Plan, prepare for and deliver instructional activities to facilitate learning experiences
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources to support independent learning
  • Identify and implement instructional strategies and resources to meet students’ varying needs
  • Engage students in academic conversations that elicit critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication
  • Connect instruction to real-world experiences and students’ post-secondary goals
  • Regularly check for understanding and provide clarifying and/or enrichment information
  • Carefully observe, review and evaluate student homework and tests to assess and monitor progress
  • Grade course homework, projects, and tests
  • Provide students with meaningful feedback to enhance learning and improve achievement
  • Encourage and monitor the progress of individual students
  • Instruct and monitor student progress in the use of online learning materials and technology
  • Provide appropriate accommodations, modifications and interventions for English Learners, students with 504

Plans, and Special Education students

  • Model and guide students to develop strategies that foster independent learning skills such as, goal-setting, time management, and accessing/utilizing resources
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Administer diagnostic assessments according to guidelines set forth by the Organization and site
  • Regularly communicate necessary information to students, colleagues, and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Refer students to support structures; tutors, intervention programs, labs, counselors, and other “wrap around’ services as appropriate
  • Manage student behavior in the school by enforcing rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Prepare for and facilitate positive parent conferences
  • Keep updated with developments in subject area curriculum, teaching resources and methods
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development
  • Monitor credit completion rates of students
  • Monitor student attendance
  • Claim and report daily attendance
  • Keep student work folders neat and organized
  • Close out student folders in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Generate report cards in accordance to Organization/Charter procedures and guidelines
  • Document and review student notes and parent/student contacts in Contact Manager
  • Update all necessary records accurately and timely as required by law, Organizational policies, school regulations, and independent auditors
  • Collaborate with colleagues to improve teaching practices through professional learning communities, student study teams, department meetings, and student retention meetings
  • Participate in Professional Development opportunities as needed
  • Follow established policies and procedures for reporting incidents (e.g., child abuse, substance abuse, harassment, and violence).
  • Attend all required meetings and graduation ceremonies
  • Administrative duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed from time to time


  • Thorough knowledge of State Teaching Standards
  • Knowledge of educational trends, research, and technology to support learning
  • Knowledge of research-based instructional strategies necessary for effective instruction of all student populations, including students at-risk of academic failure
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet diverse student learning needs
  • Ability to work effectively with students, parents, staff members, and community representatives in providing a rigorous educational program
  • Ability to work effectively with all racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability, and socioeconomic groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively including giving clear and concise instructions, using academic language, and appropriate level of delivery, and listening without bias and providing appropriate feedback/reinforcement
  • Ability to compose and comprehend written communication
  • Ability to make independent judgements
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain accurate records
  • Commitment to the education of all students
  • Planning and organizational skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Valid South Carolina Teaching Certificate or enrollment in a State approved educator preparation program and student teaching
  • Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

TRAVEL: Ability to travel in performance of job duties is required


  • Mental Demands: high workflow management, high project coordination, high people engagement.
  • Finger Dexterity: using primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together
  • Talking: especially where one must convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Average Hearing: able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information
  • Average Visual Abilities: ordinary acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or operate machinery
  • Physical Strength: sedentary work. Sitting most of the time, and occasionally exerts up to 10 lbs. of force
  • Frequent multi-tasking, changing of task priorities, repetitious exacting work required
  • Working in a noisy, distracting environment with frequent deadline pressures

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $44,000.00 - $54,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • South Carolina Teaching Certificate (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location