Position Title:  Science Teacher


Opening Date: January 8, 2018

Job Location: 4620 S. Lucy

                       Laredo, Texas                     


Closing Date:  February 8, 2018 or Until Filled

Work Schedule: Full-time


Pay Range Based on Education, Experience, Certifications and/or Credentials:   

Degree Teacher:    $36,500 to $41,500 per year

Certified Teacher:   $41,500 to $46,500 per year

Number of Openings: One (1)


FLSA Status: Exempt

Number of Duty Days per Year: 187 days

Relocation Cost Covered: No

School Year: 2017-2018


Benefits include Texas Retirement System (TRS), Group Health, AD&D life insurance, Vacation, Workers’ Compensation Ins., Paid Time Off (PTO), Jury Leave, Funeral Leave, etc.

Statewide Website: www.sapiacademies.org

Posting: GWA SV 01082018

Primary Role and Purpose:  The Science Teacher provides students with appropriate educational activities and experiences that enable them to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical and social growth.  He/she will be responsible for implementing an inquiry-based instructional program based on experimentation, observations, explanation and, student inquiry.  In addition, he/she shall be responsible for maintaining classroom discipline, documenting attendance and monitoring the academic progress of each student assigned to his/her classroom. 


QualificationsMust have a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or university with a major or minor in the academic content subject area; or coursework with an accumulation of a least 15 college credit hours in the subject area; or 20 college credit hours if the subject area is math or science or, or has passed the TExES/ExCET test to demonstrate competency in the content subject area.   Credits earned in a closely related field may be used to decide competency. Competency consideration may be considered by having a Bachelor’s degree plus some college credit hours in the subject area plus at least one year of teaching (as teacher of record) in the subject area at the high school or higher level.  A valid Texas teaching certificate in subject area is preferred. 


How to Apply: Apply in person, or mail, or fax letter of interest with resume and/or application, credentials and three reference letters to: 


Gateway Academy

4620 S. Lucy

Laredo, Texas 78046-3786

956-723-0345 (o)    956-712-1112 (f)

ATTN: Odie Arambula, Academy Director     Email:  odie.arambula@sapicsc.org


Applications or referrals received without a letter of interest may not be considered. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Original college transcripts, service records and credentials will be required before employment. For more details, this announcement is also posted on the www.workintexas.com and the Region 1 Educational Service Center, One*App Job Vacancy website at: www.esc1.net/employment.  Also, visit our website at www.sapiacademies.com for more information. You may also apply online through TalentEd at https://studentalternativesprogram.tedk12.com/hire.


An Equal Opportunity Employer and Supporter of a Drug Free Workplace