6th Grade Science

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
Position Details: 

Teaching Position – 6th Grade Science – Internal/External Posting

Primary purpose:
Ovid-Elsie Area Schools seeks an experienced and innovative educator to teach
middle school Science. We are looking for an educator that has a solid foundation in
Science with a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. We seek an individual who is confident
developing engaging and rigorous curriculum that meets the varied needs of
students in his/her class.

The ability to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to
develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for
continuing education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good
relationships with parents and other staff members.


A middle school Science teacher at Ovid-Elsie Area Schools reports directly to the
building principal. This person is also critical in team planning and department

Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
A. Creating a flexible program and a class environment favorable to
learning and personal growth.
B. Teaching middle school Science to students in a classroom using the
Modeling Curriculum, utilizing the course of study adopted by the
Board of Education, and other appropriate learning activities.
C. Instructing students in citizenship and basic subject matter.
D. Developing lesson plans and instructional materials and provides
individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the
curriculum to the needs of each student.
E. Using a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group
discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
F. Translating lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize
the available time for instruction.
G. Establishing and maintains standards of student behavior needed to
achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
H. Evaluating students’ academic and social growth, keeps appropriate
records, and prepares progress reports.
I. Communicating with parents through conferences and other means to
discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
J. Identifying student needs and cooperates with other professional staff
members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and
learning problems.
K. Creating an effective environment for learning through functional and
attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
L. Maintaining professional competence through in-service education
activities provided by professional growth activities.
M. Participating cooperatively with the appropriate administrator to
develop the method by which the teacher will be evaluated in
conformance with guidelines.
N. Selecting and requisitioning books and instructional aids; maintains
required inventory records.
O. Supervising students in out-of-classroom activities during the school
P. Administering group standardized tests in accordance with school
and state testing program.
Q. Participating in curriculum development programs as required.
R. Participating in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student
A. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in related subject from an accredited
B. Michigan Teacher Certificate and Highly Qualified Status.
C. Knowledge of Michigan Curriculum Standards.
D. First Aid and CPR.

Salary and Benefits:

Competitive salaries and benefits under the Ovid-Elsie Teachers’ Contract

Application Process:
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to:
Dr. Ryan Cunningham, Superintendent, Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
8989 E. Colony Rd., Elsie, MI 48831

Until Filled


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