Aug 26, 2022

Medical Forensics Teacher - Career and Technical Center (749)

  • TrulyHired
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Part-time Education

Job Description

At Salt Lake City School District educating children is our primary business. Salt Lake City School District proudly employs four of the past seven Utah Teachers of the Year and the 2021 Utah School Nurse of the Year, and many of our schools have been recognized as Blue Ribbon Schools. At Salt Lake City School District, our strength is in our diversity. Our 20,000 students include students from across the globe who speak over 80 different languages. Most of our students come to our District from historically underserved populations. We invite you to join our world-class learning organization as we prepare our students for life, learning and citizenship.

Medical Forensics Teacher

Hourly Non-Contract
FTE: .7375 (29.5/hrs per week)
Anticipated Start: 08/23/2022
Priority Screen Date: June 12, 2022


FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
This position is not benefits eligible
Starting wage: $17.00-$34.07 per hour, dependent on qualifications (86L or 20-G)


Purpose Statement

The Medical Forensics Instructor plans and provides instruction based on State, District, and school curricula and requirements. This course is designed to create an awareness of the branch of health science relating to medical forensics. This course focuses on introductory skills and assessment in order to develop the ability to identify, analyze, and process logically using deductive reasoning and problem solving. Medical forensics involves many aspects of health science instruction including laboratory skills and safety, microscopy, toxicology, measurement, physical evidence identification, pathology, anthropology, entomology, psychology, blood spatter analysis, and career exploration.

This position reports to the Director of Career and Technical Education.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Valid Professional State of Utah Secondary Teacher License and a CTE appropriate endorsement for subject(s) taught, an Associated Educator license or a license from another state that is transferrable to Utah as outlined by the guidelines of the Utah State Board of Education (USBE)
  2. Associate's or Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher education institution in related field
  3. Ability to pass a fingerprint and criminal background check
  4. Valid Utah Driver's License and evidence of insurability
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experienced using data-based software
  6. Professional communication skills including, but not limited to: excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities; and empathic listening and persuasive speaking skills


Preferred Qualifications
  1. Master's degree from an accredited higher education institution in related field
  2. Bilingual Speaker: speaks, reads, writes and understands spoken Spanish or other language representative of student population
  3. Previous teaching experience


Essential Functions
  1. Create developmentally and linguistically appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
  2. Develop lessons that are accessible and culturally relevant based on individual students' strengths, interest and needs.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the Utah Core Standards and references them in short- and long-term planning.
  4. Incorporate disciplinary-specific literacy skills into instruction to purposefully engage learners in interacting with content knowledge.
  5. Develop learning experiences that engage and support students as self-directed learners who internalize classroom routines, expectations, and procedures.
  6. Collaborate with students to establish a positive learning climate of openness, respectful interactions, support, and inquiry.
  7. Utilize positive classroom management strategies, including the resources of time, space and attention effectively.
  8. Base instruction on accurate content knowledge using multiple representations of concepts and appropriate academic language.
  9. Practice a range of developmentally and culturally appropriate instructional strategies that engage and meet the needs of individuals and groups of learners.
  10. Provide multiple opportunities for students to develop higher-order and meta-cognitive skills.
  11. Support and expand English language development and communication skills through reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
  12. Use a variety of available and appropriate technology and resources to support learning.
  13. Allow students different ways to demonstrate learning sensitive to multiple experiences and diversity, while holding high expectations.
  14. Use both formative and summative data sources to assess the effectiveness of instruction and to adjust in planning and instruction.
  15. Document student progress and provides descriptive feedback to students, parent and other stakeholders in a variety of ways.
  16. Collaborate with families, colleagues and other professional to promote student growth and development.
  17. Adapt and improve practice based on reflection and new learning.
  18. Engage in learning experiences to enhance self and support others.
  19. Participate actively in decision-making processes while building a shared culture that affects the school and larger educational community.
  20. Advocate for the learner, the school, the community and the profession.
  21. Is responsible for compliance with federal and state laws, State Board of Education administrative rules, state assessment policies, Salt Lake City School District board policies and supervisory directives.
  22. Is responsible for compliance with all requirements of State Board of Education Rule R277-530 Utah Effective Educator Standards at all levels to teacher development.
  23. Is responsible for compliance with all requirements of State Board of Education Rule R277-515 Utah Educator Professional Standards.
  24. Maintain regular and predictable attendance to fulfill job requirements in an efficient and effective manner; required to attend activities, events, and meetings outside of normal work hours on a regular basis.
  25. Maintain professional workplace etiquette and represents the department/district in a professional manner; communicate effectively and efficiently with diverse groups of people while maintaining confidentiality and positive working relationships with co-workers, students, parents, and other district employees.
  26. Demonstrates adaptability and understanding of cultural differences in working in a diverse environment while coping with stressful situations related to students and maintaining confidentiality.
  27. Work under limited supervision, utilizing time-management and prioritization strategies, accurately processing detailed information and meeting deadlines.
  28. Support a team environment by collaborating with own and other work units to effectively perform the duties of the position.
  29. Adapt to changing work priorities and work with frequent interruptions, as required.
  30. Speak, read, write, analyze, understand, and follow written and verbal communication in English including grammar and punctuation; listen to, and understand information and ideas presented verbally or in writing.
  31. Maintain regular and predictable attendance to fulfill job requirements efficiently and effectively.
  32. As needed, roll, push, pull, bend, reach, stoop, and lift up to 30 pounds.
  33. Other duties as assigned.


Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 60% sitting, 20% walking, and 20% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Category :Career Education > Law Enforcement
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
  • 440 E 100 S
  • Salt Lake City,Utah 84111
  • Phone: 801.578.8340
  • Email: click here

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