The University of Texas Permian Basin STEM Academy Charter School is seeking student-centered individuals to teach Kindergarten during the 2020/2021 school year. The Kinder Classroom Teacher will design and deliver instructional lessons which provide appropriate educational opportunities and instruction for each student, according to his/her needs and abilities.
The general responsibilities for this position include: • Develop current lesson plans (daily and/or weekly) and instructional materials that provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each pupil. Provide planned learning experiences that motivate students, utilize best practices, are inclusive of parent participation, and are developmentally appropriate. Select and utilize appropriate instructional materials, aids, and supplies that assist in the development of innovative, well-organized units of study • Participate cooperatively in the system of evaluation as stated in the Charter’s guidelines. Evaluate students’ academic and social growth, keep appropriate records, prepare student reports and communicate with parents regarding their child’s progress • Participate in assigned committees, school and parent meetings • Additional duties, as assigned
WORKSCHEDULE: This is an exempt, non-tenured TEA funded teaching position. Teachers are scheduled to teach and participate in various professional development days, as scheduled each academic school year. Generally, this position will require the Teacher to be on campus during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. In this role, evening and weekend hours may be required to grade materials, create lesson plans, and attend parent meetings and other academic events. Additional duties, such as morning and lunch duty, will be assigned that will require extended workdays.
HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to job posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2634.
Please include all required documents with your submission.
Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, which includes a broad range of employee benefits and a generous retirement program (TRS). We invite you to learn more at www.utpb.edu.
UT–Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented group members are encouraged to apply.
UTPB participates in e-Verify.
• Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in a STEM field or Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education • A valid Texas teaching certificate • Minimum of one to three years of K-12 teaching • Candidates without a Master’s Degree will be required to enroll in an accredited program within 18 months of hire and earn the degree within 5 years of hire • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning assessment and diagnosis, and research related to learning • All UTPB employees must be able to pass a criminal background check
Internal Number: S277P
About The University of Texas Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.