Ritenour School District (learn more)

St. Louis, Missouri (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4138975
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: February 1, 2023
  • Starting Date: August 7, 2023

Job Description

POSITION: Middle School Science Teacher

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires Missouri Teaching Certification at the Middle School level in the area of Science.

Application Submission Procedure – External Candidates

To ensure full consideration, please complete our online application.
Applications are accepted only through this process-mailed or emailed application materials will not be considered.
Upload letter of interest, resume, three (3) letters of recommendation, a copy of your Missouri certification, and transcripts.
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SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule

DEADLINE: January 31, 2023


JOB TITLE: Middle School Science

The middle school teacher provides instruction for science. In addition, the middle school teacher helps to develop students; academic, social, and/or motor skills.

REPORTS TO: Principal


Creates a flexible middle school program and classroom environment that promotes learning and personal growth for all students.
Establishes effective rapport with students to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation continued progress in accordance with each student’s ability.
Demonstrates appropriate long and short-term preparation for classroom instruction.
Holds high expectations for all students and sees themselves as facilitators of student learning.
Organizes and uses a variety of teaching techniques, strategies, materials, and technology to maximize the learning of each child, individually and in-group settings.
Assess student progress, provides students and parents with specific feedback, and uses the results to adjust instruction as needed.
Provides opportunities for academic support and challenge.
Takes responsibility for teaching the district curriculum as outlined in the curriculum documents.
Establishes clear objectives for all lessons units and projects and communicates these objectives to students.
Keeps abreast of current development in their fields and continues to deepen their understanding of their disciplines.
Establishes and maintains a functional, attractive, orderly, and safe classroom environment that is conducive to student learning and builds a sense of community.
Develops classroom rules on behavior procedures, and maintains fair and just order in the classroom.
Manages discipline in accordance with administrative regulations, school board policies, and legal requirements.
Develops a repertoire of strategies to manage student behavior, individually and in-groups, in a manner that encourages individual responsibility, self-control, self-discipline, and effective decision-making.
Takes reasonable and necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Demonstrates a respectful, cooperative and caring manner with students and adults in the school community.
Assumes responsibility for the effective functioning of the school to include necessary noninstructional assignments and student management throughout the entire building.
Maintains complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation.
Contributes to school effectiveness by collaborating with other professionals and participating in school and district activities, such as staff meetings, parent-teacher conferences, teacher training workshops and serving on building and district committees.
Pursues professional growth and development through staff development and opportunities, postgraduate education, membership and participation in professional organizations and attendance at regional, state and national meetings.
Actively participates in the Performance Based Teacher Evaluation process.
Supervises students during school-sponsored after school/evening activities.
Attends meetings and activities outside the normal school day, i.e., professional development activities, parent conferences, open houses and staff meetings.
Performs other related work as assigned.

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  • ) When a specific assignment has additional or different ESSENTIAL FUNCTION requirements, the differences will be discussed at the time of assignment.

    Classroom management requires daily attendance to meet students’ needs.
    Requires travel to work sites within a building
    Interprets test results; reviews and interprets printed reports to obtain information necessary for decision-making, planning and management in assigned area(s).
    Operates specialized equipment such as computers, copiers, DVD player, etc.
    Provides written procedures for plan preparation and implementation; communicates student assignments and behavior problems with others in writing.
    Provides instruction to students; discusses education programs with teachers, administrators, and/or citizens; conducts individual or group meetings; works with students to reinforce learning assignments; assists with the supervision of students; discusses student assignments and behavior problems with others.
    Reviews published educational materials for selection purposes; observes and evaluates student performance; checks student’s work, corrects papers, supervises testing; assesses the accomplishments of students and provides progress reports.

    Physical Demands (Strength)

    -Exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or

    -Exerts 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or

    -Exerts 10 to 20 pounds constantly.


    Vocational Preparation: (Experience)

    Requires successful student teaching experience and/or prior teaching experience.

    Education Preparation: (Formal and Informal)

    Requires Missouri Teaching Certification at the Middle School level in the area of Science.

    Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 5
    • Salary: $46,023 to $100,024 Per Year
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Mike LaChance
    • 2420 Woodson Road
    • St. Louis
    • St. Louis, Missouri 63114

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