Teacher, Science - Middle School

Kalispell Public Schools

Kalispell, Montana

Date Posted May 22, 2024
Industry K-12: Public Schools
STEM Focus Science
Certification Needed Yes, Biology, Broadfield Science, or K-8 Elementary
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $38,385-$64,169. Amounts based on 2023-2024 salary schedule; cost of living adjustments not yet determined for 2024-2025.
Website https://kalispell.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=4918


Position begins 2024-2025

FTE 1.0

Salary: Commensurate with Salary Schedule.  Schedule under negotiation for 2024-2025.  Current salary shown here: 2023-2024 Salary Matrix.  Exempt, benefits-eligible, 187 days + 8 holidays + 4 personal days.  This position is under the Teacher's Retirement System.

Open Until Filled


Job Responsibilities:

  • Teaches Science curriculum as outlined by District No. 5 curriculum guides and the department.
  • Meets the diverse needs of students in the classroom by providing an appropriate learning environment.
  • Provides quality instruction by using effective lesson plan development and strategies.
  • Establishes effective classroom management, safety procedures, and behavior expectations.
  • Works creatively, cooperatively, and establishes positive relationships with colleagues and guardians of students.
  • Participates in school and district professional development activities.
  • Attends building and district meetings as required.
  • Supports Special Education students by implementing IEP and 504 plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the building administration or department head which may include, but are not limited to the following: monitor hallways, monitor assemblies, and conduct parent teacher conferences.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in standard based instruction and assessment.
  • Skill in the use of technology to enhance instruction and communication.
  • Ability to work as a contributing member of effective teaching teams.
  • Ability to maintain effective professional relationships with staff, students, and parents.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Skill, dedication and aptitude for working with students.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people with a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain student confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; AND,
  • State of Montana Educator license with appropriate endorsement(s) in Broadfield Science, Biology or K-8 Elementary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent successful classroom experience in a school setting.
  • Ability to coach and/or direct activities.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time, stoop, bend, lift, and carry items up to 40 pounds.
When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at TeachingJobs.com.