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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Science (Living Environment) High School Teacher 9-12 in Buffalo, New York

Science (Living Environment) High School Teacher 9-12

Health Sciences Charter School

1140 Ellicott Street

Buffalo , NY 14209

Certified - Teaching - Science Teacher {SCI}

Job Number 3300047485

Start Date

Open Date 05/29/2024

Closing Date 07/26/2024

Job title - Science (Living Environment) Teacher

Reports to - Principal

Status - Full-time

Position Summary: Responsible for teaching 9-12 Living Environment with proven results in student learning. The teacher will be expected to teach for an extended school year, consisting of approximately 190 student days and 200 teacher school days, with an optional summer program. The Teacher will provide student services to those students enrolled, ensuring the effective completion of the curriculum that they are responsible for. The Teacher will develop creative forms of instruction to meet the needs of a diverse urban student population, while establishing and enforcing non-instructional duties throughout the educational process. The Teacher will work collectively in a Professional Learning Community (PLC).


1) Provides a diverse perspective when working with Students, parents, colleagues, and PLC members.

2) Maintain professional standards per HSCS in an urban environment.

3) Participates in PLC; daily participation and motivation to collaboratively improve PLC.

4) Engages in a diverse community based programming with regional colleagues and healthcare providers.

5) Observes and evaluates the students' performance, progress, behavior, social development and physical health.

6) Instructs students effectively through lectures, discussions, class activities, demonstrations and other creative forms of education of the curriculum their courses require and maintain a balance of these different educational strategies.

7) Implements teaching methods according to what is appropriate to students' needs and interests.

8) Establishes and enforces rules of classroom conduct throughout the educational process while adhering to all administrative policies and rules governing the students.

9) Prepares, administers and grades tests and assignments that are a reflection of what students will be evaluated on during NYS Regents, Advanced Regents and Advanced Placement testing.

10) Other duties as assigned.


  • NYS Certification Biology 7-12

  • Certifications in other science areas preferred

  • Proficiency in microsoft office, electronic management, grading, and other instructional technologies.

  • Teaching in an urban setting is strongly desired.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.

What We Offer

HSCS offers an excellent working environment supported by our shared leadership team to ensure each person's strengths can be utilized and fostered. Our teachers have the ability to be flexible in the creation of their curriculum to meet students' needs.

We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience, performance incentive programs, leadership opportunities, ability to earn additional stipends through extracurricular participation, tuition reimbursement, generous 403B contribution matching and a comprehensive benefits package.

HSCS believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and an inclusive organization that enables our community to thrive. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, ancestry, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, weight, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Salary: From 36000.00

Salary: To 42000.00

Salary Competitive Y

Appointment Status Permanent

Start Date August 2024

Required Certification Type Biology 7-12 {5010}

Contact Person's Name Jennifer Fazekas

Contact Person's Phone 716-888-4080 Ext 520

Contact Person's Email