The Upper Learning biology teacher is responsible for teaching a full load of courses, including introductory, elective, and AP level classes in consultation with colleagues within the science department and other members of the Upper Learning team.
Teach five sections of high school science courses, potentially including both on-level and AP courses and science electives, such as Integrated Biology, AP Biology, AP Environmental Science, Marine Biology, or Anatomy & Physiology.
Serve as an advisor to an assigned group of students.
Support a differentiated and globally integrated curriculum that includes student engagement through project-based learning, hands-on activities, experimentation and iteration, and other active approaches to learning.
Take a student-centered approach by providing responsive instruction, including differentiation and flexibility to adjust plans when needed.
Use activities and a variety of assessment types to assess student learning and monitor growth.
Stay updated on current science instruction methods and research.
Collaborate with colleagues and seek feedback in the spirit of continuous improvement.
Participate in extra-curricular activities, such as sponsorship of clubs, involvement in after-school student activities, and chaperoning of student events.
Participate constructively and collaboratively in professional development, grade level, and department meetings.
Maintain a safe, comfortable, and engaging classroom environment.
Communicate with parents in an appropriate and timely manner.