Virtual Middle School Science Teacher Workshop (Summer Institute)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The NIST Summer Institute Program is a hands-on career development workshop where middle school science teachers are able to take advantage of resources from the nation's premier standards and measurement laboratory, NIST. The workshop will provide teachers with instructional materials and ideas to use in their teaching and will emphasize the measurement science done at NIST. The aim is to take a selection of the cutting-edge research at NIST and help the teachers translate this experience through hands-on activities involving classroom-based learning modules. In addition to obtaining ideas and activities to incorporate into lesson plans, teaching tools are directly provided to allow the teachers to carry out activities they learned at the NIST Summer Institute Program with their students. The NIST Summer Institute Program will provide a world-class opportunity for those teaching our nation's next generation of scientists to learn more about the subjects they teach and the research in those subjects conducted at NIST and to offer a platform from which teachers can inspire their students to pursue careers in science and related fields.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Eligible Applicants. Teachers in Public school districts and accredited private educational institutions in the U.S. and its territories that teach science subjects at grade levels six (6), seven (7), and/or eight (8) (often termed middle school). Applicant school districts and institutions must offer instruction in general science fields, such as earth science, physical science, chemistry, physics, and/or biology.
  • All candidates must be U.S. Citizens.
  • Be available to commit two (2) full continuous weeks (10 work days, Monday through Friday) from 9:00 a.m. EDT to 4:00 p.m. EDT, July 11-22, 2022, to participate in the NIST Summer Institute Program at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland (This is a virtual program).
  • Be employed for the 2022-2023 school year to teach science at grade levels six (6), seven (7), and/or eight (8) in a public-school district or accredited private educational institution in the U.S. or its territories.
  • The topics taught by each teacher must include general science fields, such as earth science, physical science, chemistry, physics, and/or biology.
  • You will be required to participate in Direct Deposit


Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be available to commit two (2) full continuous weeks (10 work days, Monday through Friday) from 9:00 a.m. EDT to 4:00 p.m. EDT, July 11-22, 2022, to participate in the NIST Summer Institute Program at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland (This is a virtual program).
  • Be employed for the 2022-2023 school year to teach science at grade levels six (6), seven (7), and/or eight (8) in a public-school district or accredited private educational institution in the U.S. or its territories.


Education

Must meet minimum Middle School Teacher qualification standards to be considered for this position
  • Bachelor's degree with student-teaching requirements
  • Certified by the state in which you teach or have earned national certification


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