Monroe County Schools - Full-Time April 25th

51052 Teacher Science (Biology/Environmental Science)

  • Position Type:
    Instructional High School/ Science – Biology
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Key West High School
  • Date Available:
  • Additional Information:
    Position: Teacher, Science (Biology &amp Environmental Science)
    Location: Key West High School
    Address: 2100 Flagler Avenue, Key West, FL 33040
    School Year: 2024-2025
    Start Date: August 5, 2024
    Salary: Base Salary ranging from $61,500-$101,700, commensurate with experience. Details provided in the attachment.
    Benefits: Explore our employee benefits guide for comprehensive details, with insurance rates conveniently listed on page 11.
    Retirement:Choose between the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan or Investment Plan.

    Eligibility for Florida certification is required. FL certification in Biology (Grades 6-12) is a prerequisite for teaching in field. The Bureau of Educator Certification has developed instructional videos to guide applicants through the certification process, covering topics such as Florida&rsquos Online Educator Certification System Set-up and the Florida Teacher Certification Application. Visit login or create a new user account.

    How to Become FL Certified in Biology (Grades 6-12):

    1. Out-of-State Certification: If you hold an unexpired, out-of-state, professional educator certificate in this subject area, please apply for Florida reciprocity.
    2. Biology Major: Commonly accepted bachelor&#39s (or higher degree) majors for a Florida temporary educator certificate include: Bacteriology, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biomechanics, Botany, Dentistry, Doctor of Medicine, Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Genetics, Kinesiology, Life Science, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Zoology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathy
    3. Other Majors: For other degree majors, passing the FTCE Subject Area Exam in Biology 6-12 is required. This computer based test is 80 multiple-choice questions and 2.5 hours. Free sample questions are available here. Visit the testing website further details. Locate a test center. If at first you don&#39t succeed, you may retest every 30 days. The exam costs $150, unless you have an approved Military Vet or Spouse Certification Fee Waiver or Retired First Responder Fee Waiver.

Salary: $61500-$101700..
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