Science Teacher 2083

Recruitment #190910-UNCZ-25




Send or Fax to:
Office of Juvenile Affairs
Attn: Human Resources
3812 N. Santa Fe, Suite 400
Oklahoma City, OK 73118-8500
Fax: (405) 530-2982

If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process,
contact HR at (405) 530-2997 or Education Director Melissa White at (405)530-2882.

Position is opened until filled.


Position is located at the Southwest Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Manitou , OK. 

Salary: Commensurate with education and years of experience.

Job Summary
Oklahoma Youth Academy Charter School is currently recruiting for a science teacher to join our team.  Applicants must have a solid understanding of the Oklahoma Science curriculum standards and have experience in closing the achievement gap.  Collaboration with colleagues and promotion of understanding and communication are crucial.  

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in science education or another related field is required.  A current certification in science education and/or the ability to obtain a certification is required.  Teacher job responsibilities as assigned.

Job Responsibilities
Create daily lesson plans and learning activities for students based on national, local and school standards in science education and research and knowledge of developmental behaviors.

Deliver high-quality, engaging instruction in the form of discussion, direct teaching, demonstrations and independent practice using a variety of proven methods.

Differentiate lessons when needed to give all students access to the curriculum regardless of disability, instructional level, English proficiency or level of interest in the subject.

Evaluate student performance on tasks established by the standards using different methods such as observation, performance-based tasks or other standard test practices.

Maintain a safe, orderly and supportive classroom by modeling expected behavior and standards, promoting positive interactions and quickly addressing behaviors that are not in line with the school discipline plan.

Communicate with parents regarding student progress, potential and behavior periodically through phone or electronic means and at parent and teacher conferences.

Improve skills and knowledge in teaching by regularly taking classes, attending workshops and discovering new methods of delivering exciting content to students.

Job Skills & Qualifications
: Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

• Bachelor’s degree in science education or another related field
• Current certification in science education
• Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing
• Experience dealing with conflict
• Comfortable in a team environment


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