Science Teacher Opening

High School Science Teacher

The Highland Community School District is a small, rural district.  Our District offers flexibility to focus on place-based and environmental learning experiences.  With a District mission of "Nurture, Explore, Soar," our 315 students are served by 50+ highly qualified and devoted teachers and support staff and 1.5 administrators.  You can learn more about our school district by visiting our website https://www.highland.k12.wi.us.

Description:  Full-Time High School (9th-12th Grade) Science Teacher Position.  Start Date: August 25, 2022 - First Professional Development Day Many opportunities are available for extra-curricular coaching and advisory positions.

Qualifications: 

  • Preferred but not required licensure: Biology/Life Science (1605), Chemistry (1610), Physical Science (1637), Physics (1625), or Broad Field Science (1601).  

  • The District will work with the right candidate who possesses out-of-state licenses, or licenses in other curricular areas, to become properly licensed.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and employ best practices in teaching high school youth.

  • Have a restorative focus when working with students on discipline.

  • Place a strong emphasis on building relationships with our educational partners (families, students, and the greater community) through frequent communication. 

  • Possess the ability to adjust instructional strategies in order to address students’ needs.

  • Ability to partner with the Student Services and Support Staff on supporting students in an inclusive setting. 

  • Above all else, have the lens of student-first decision-making.

Benefits:

  • Salary: Per salary schedule  

  • Dental Insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Health reimbursement account

  • Professional development assistance

  • Retirement plan

Application Procedure: Materials required: 

  • A letter of application

  • Resume

  • Three letters of recommendation

Application deadline: August 1, 2022

Application materials should be sent to: Highland School District Attn: Barb Hying  1030 Cardinal Drive Highland, WI 53543