High School Biology Instructor

  • Madison-Ridgeland Academy
  • Madison, MS, USA
  • May 07, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

General Description

Mission:  Madison-Ridgeland Academy is a college preparatory Christian School committed to educating each student’s mind, body, and spirit.

Vision: Madison-Ridgeland Academy is committed to excellence in teaching the mind, reaching the heart, and inspiring servant leaders who will impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Job Summary: 

High School Biology 

Hired by: 

Associate Head of School

Responsible to: 

Upper School Principal

Evaluated: An annual written evaluation is provided by the Secondary School Administration, which includes the Upper School Principal and the Director of Instruction.

Type of position: This is a contracted, exempt employee that is paid on a salaried basis.

Employee Profile:

Spiritually, the employee shall possess characteristics that reflect:

  • A strong clear Christian testimony

  • A mature, godly spirit

  • A person of faith and prayer

Personally, the employee’s life shall reflect:

  • A lifestyle of biblical integrity

  • A spirit of dedication, commitment, flexibility, and responsiveness

  • The ability to listen and respond to counsel

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the school system’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives

  • Establish and adjust course outlines and objectives by following curriculum guidelines and school goals; modifying plans on the basis of student diagnostic and assessment procedures

  • Convey information to students by using language concepts, examples, demonstrations, and teaching aids through such best practices utilizing the integration of technology with subject matter

  • Complete educational requirements by scheduling and assigning instructional activities; following up on results

  • Assess student learning by preparing, administering, and scoring tests; reviewing and correcting assignments; eliciting student questions and responses; evaluating the application of learning to classroom project results

  • Maintain student-learning results by providing instructional feedback; coaching; counseling and disciplining students; planning, monitoring, and appraising learning results

  • Maintain records by documenting learning accomplishments, attendance, and behavior

  • Guide students’ personal and social development by establishing rules and procedures for administrative matters, student verbal participation, and student movement within the classroom, between classrooms, and within the school building

  • Help parents by providing academic information; suggesting available educational and social resources; addressing parents’ concerns; answering questions and requests

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish educational results

  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal



  • Mississippi Association of Independent School issued Teacher’s Certification in area of assignment

  • Bachelor’s degree in education and/or equivalent required subject hours

Physical, Environmental and Mental Requirements

  • Regularly standing and walking around the classroom lecturing and monitoring students

  • Regularly sitting at the computer requiring repetitive finger motion and manual dexterity

  • Close visual acuity required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing and reading

  • Hearing – ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction

  • Talking – expressing ideas by means of the spoken word to convey instructions to students, parents, and other workers

  • Ability to communicate effectively, even in stressful situations

  • Primarily inside, classroom environment

  • Occasional lifting of 5 to 20 pounds

  • Subject to frequent interruptions and frequent deadlines