Science Instructor - The Excel Center Shadeland

Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
Full Time


Instructors hold primary responsibility for the implementation and development of The Excel Center curriculum and the success of its students. We seek teachers who are committed to continuously improving curriculum and instruction through collaboration as part of a team. The Instructor will facilitate learning for students attending Excel Center, meeting students where they are. He/she employs a student-centered approach effectively tailoring the instructional strategies to the individual student's needs approaching instruction with grit, creativity, and innovation. Strategies may include but are not limited to direct instruction, one-on-one instruction, seminars, self-paced lessons, and online learning environments. Instructors employ high-impact instructional practices and motivational techniques. The position will work with the instructional team in meeting the educational objectives and adhering to the Indiana State Standards.



  • Implement curricula and activities to meet academic standards; build lessons around student needs, including online learning tools and content.
  • Design and implement assessments that measure progress toward academic standards; be accountable for students mastery of Indiana Academic Standards.
  • Track and analyze classroom data; use attendance and assessment data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices to achieve learning goals.
  • Focus constantly on student learning; think critically and strategically to respond to specific student learning needs across ability levels.
  • Participate in collaborative curriculum development, grade-level activities, and school-wide functions aimed at improving student retention, productivity, school culture, and new student orientation.
  • Communicate student progress effectively with students and colleagues; collaborate with staff to ensure student success.
  • Work with coaches and leadership staff to support students’ progress toward graduation and postsecondary planning.
  • Attend all team and professional development meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in subject specialty required, with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience post licensing preferred
  • Current Indiana Teaching Certification in subject specialty, dual licensure preferred; mastery of and enthusiasm for academic subjects
  • Experience working with high school age students in urban, nontraditional, and/or in adult education setting highly preferred
  • Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google applications (specifically Gmail), Excel, Word and Internet Explorer
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly preferred
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check


Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

  • Continuing education and leadership development
  • Comprehensive health plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Life, dental and vision insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
  • Section 125 pretax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
  • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employee

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Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled




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