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Auburn Middle School

Auburn School Department

Auburn, Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 4090229
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: November 22, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Science Teacher - Middle School

Auburn Middle School is seeking a social studies teacher. The ideal candidate will be a caring and compassionate middle level educator with knowledge of best practices.

JOB GOAL: To empower life-long learners to succeed in a world yet imagined.

1. Provides opportunities for student involvement in the learning process
2. Teaches based on the needs of the whole child
3. Provides authentic, integrated learning experiences
4. Organizes materials for student learning
5. Provides appropriate feedback on student progress
6. Guides student behavior
7. Maintains a climate conducive to learning
8. Communicates effectively with parents and/or community
9. Plans for and engages in professional development
10. Complies with policies, operating procedures, and requirements
11. Maintains accurate student records
12. Works cooperatively with all staff
13. Performs such other tasks and assumes such other duties as may from time to time be assigned by the administrator.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
  • Employer Description

    Auburn School Department – Vision 2030
    “Empowering life-long learners to succeed in an ever changing world.”

    Our students:
    •Communicate, collaborate, think critically and flexibly.
    •Apply their knowledge to real-life situations.
    •Demonstrate the core values of compassion, courage, fairness, honesty, respect and responsibility.
    •Recognize learning as an ongoing process.
    •Appreciate diversity.

    Our educational program:
    •Serves the whole child.
    •Focuses on student interest, goals and career exploration.
    •Is student-centered within a standards-based approach.
    •Provides independent, collaborative and community-based learning.
    •Is flexible and personalized to maximize every student’s growth.

    Our staff members:
    •Are model learners and collaborative educational leaders.
    •Create safe environments for learning.
    •Have high expectations, motivating students to be their best.
    •Value reflection and creative thinking.
    •Encourage active learning and innovation.

    Our community members:
    •Actively share the responsibility for students to be career and/or college ready.
    •Partner with staff to ensure student success.
    •Demonstrate mutual respect.
    •Support safe, flexible and appropriate facilities for learning.
    •Provide learning opportunities for students outside the school walls.

    All Auburn students are supported to graduate with high aspirations, hope for the future, a passion for learning and the capacities to accomplish their dreams.

    Auburn is Maine`s 4th largest city with a population of 23,200. Geographically, Auburn is a mere 45 minute drive to pristine snow covered mountains or breathtaking coastal Maine. Excellent financial, medical and higher educational facilities are available in Auburn and Lewiston. Learn more about us...

    Location Description

    AMS has adopted Six Core Values:

    The Six Core Values are a part of every aspect of life at AMS. The Six Core Values are included in the discussion of all behavior issues. These values are meaningful for every member of the AMS community and have informed the rights of the AMS community.

    • The right to be safe from physical and emotional harm.
    • The right to give and receive respect without labeling.
    • The right to learn without interruption.
    • The right to have a voice in all aspects of AMS.
    • The right to a balanced student-teacher relationship in and out of the classroom.
    • The right to an appropriate setting to discuss conflicts.
    • The right to be free from harassment. Learn more about us...

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Auburn School Department is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

    Please review Auburn's Vision

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. What questions or concerns does our Vision 2030 raise for you?
      Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. What in our Vision 2030 aligns with your philosophy of learning & teaching? How are you the right person to help Auburn School Department reach our Vision 2030? Please include specific examples.
      Long Essay (Answer limited to 4000 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. I affirm that all information set forth in this application is accurate, truthful and complete. If I am employed by Auburn School Department, I will abide by all Department of Education and school policies, work on assigned committees, and continue my professional growth to the best of my ability and within reasonable and personal standards. I grant permission for school officials to obtain a personal record check from federal, state, county, and/or local agency, including law enforcement agencies and Division of Family Services; also a credit history check may be made. I release individuals listed as references and current or former employers from any liability for information given in response to a request for an employment reference. I understand that I may be required to take a drug test and physical exam prior to assuming any position for which I may be employed. In the event that I am employed by the District and in the further event that I have provided false or misleading information in this application or in subsequent employment interviews, I understand that my employment may be terminated at any time after the discovery of the false or misleading information.
      Multiple Choice / Multiple Answers
      - I agree with the above statement, please give my application consideration.
      - I DO Not agree and understand I will not be considered for a position in Auburn.

    Contact Information

    • Benjamin Wilson, Principal
    • 38 Falcon Drive
    • Auburn, Maine 04210
    • Phone: 207-333-6655
    • Fax: 207-784-1359
    • Email: click here

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