Health and Medical Sciences Teacher

Alexandria, Virginia
May 04, 2018
Jun 22, 2018
Full Time

Job Description:
Under general supervision, provides extensive expertise to teach Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences courses as part of The George Washington University and ACPS Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams High School. The teacher will facilitate student success in academic and interpersonal skills through implementing district approved curriculum; documenting teaching and student progress/activities/outcomes; addressing specific educational needs of students'; providing a safe and optimal learning environment; and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding student progress, expectations, goals, etc. This job reports to the Principal.


Education: Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Courses will be dual-enrolled

Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license required, or eligibility to obtain one.

  • The candidate must have:
  1. Graduated from an approved program of study for the preparation of health care professionals;
  2. A license or be certified as a professional practitioner in the endorsement area sought; and
  3. Completed two years of occupational experience in an area related to the area to be taught.

Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Essential Functions:

  • The health science position at the high school provides students with meaningful instruction for and about health care careers, and assists students with identifying which health science careers may best match their individual goals.
  • The position is designed to prepare graduates as viable competitors in the healthcare industry and for advanced educational opportunities;
  • Designs and implements an effective and appropriate curriculum for assigned students to prepare them for a job in the health career industry;
  • Works collaboratively with pupils, parents, support staff, administrators, health organizations, agencies and community groups to enhance the training and employment opportunities for students.
  • Opportunities to develop and apply leadership, social, civic, and health care skills are provided through Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), the Career and Technical Student Organization for health science education. Integration of the health science program with appropriate academic concepts/courses is strongly encouraged.


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