High School Science Teacher–Grand Island Senior High


Science Teacher Position Purpose 

Under the general supervision of the High School Principal, to develop students’ skills and competence in one or more fields of science, including general science, earth science, biology, physiology, chemistry, and physics; develops students skills and abilities in scientific methods and problem-solving, as well as an understanding of the application of science in the solution of practical problems.



Essential Functions

–  Teaches knowledge and skills in one or more fields of science


–  Promotes critical and creative thinking and analysis in all related subject areas.


–  Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction, and student learning.


–  Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for subject area, and translates lesson plans into learning experiences to develop pertinent sequential assignments, challenge students, and best utilize the available time for instruction.


–  Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of science to everyday existence, including scientific research projects, demonstrations, experiments, and laboratory activities.


–  Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student’s needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed.


–  Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research.


–  Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping, grading, and reporting for all student activities, achievement and attendance as required by district procedures and applicable laws.


–  Encourages parental involvement in students’ education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.


–  Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school’s standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.


–  Coordinates with other professional staff members, especially within grade level, and participates in faculty meetings and committees.

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Additional Information

Salary range–$41,000-$83,150 (depending on experience and degree level)

Hiring Bonus–$1000 year 1 and year 2

Retention Bonus $3000

Start Date–August 8, 2024

Mentoring program, 10 days of sick leave (accru to 90 days), 3 Personal days, Insurance provided, Paid new teacher training.  Professional development offered throughout the school year.

Contact Information

Grand Island Public Schools
PO Box 4904, Grand Island NE 68802
Grand Island, NE 68801

Brian Kort
(p) (308) 385-5900 201112
(f) (308) 385-5568

How to Apply

Apply here

www.gips.org (Join GIPS, Employment opportunities, High School)

Contact bkort@gips.org with questions.