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Career Center
Posted
April 15, 2019

Middle School History Teacher

St. George's Independent School
Collierville TN United States
Co-ed Day School, Pre-K through 12th grade
https://www.sgis.org/careers
Position Starts: July 31, 2019
Application Deadline: July 1, 2019

St. Georges Independent School seeks a passionate, entrepreneurial, and hard-working individual who is energized by work with families to serve as a Middle School History Teacher, beginning August 2019. St. Georges Independent School welcomes applications from persons of any race, color, creed, nationality, or ethnic origin.

Type: Salary

Duration: Annual Letter of Agreement

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in education or history; Master’s degree in the teaching of history preferred

The successful candidate will possess skills and experience that would include the ability to:

  • teach history using a thematic approach for deeper understanding of world history and geography
  • be a compelling storyteller to help students understand how the influence of individuals and communities has shaped the direction of civilizations throughout history
  • use project-based learning (interdisciplinary units, problem-based learning, cross-curricular practices, inquiry-based learning)
  • learn and employ the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework for curriculum design
  • serve as an advisor for a small group of students, focusing on the physical, social, and academic wellness of each person
  • attend overnight trips, chaperone student programs, and perform supervisory duties as needed

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly sit, turn, bend, reach, walk, talk, hear, and interact with campus visitors as well as others who telephone. Must have the ability to understand and present materials and communicate with constituents and co-workers in a harmonious manner. 
  • Candidates will embrace the school’s mission and educational philosophy; candidates must be willing to work in a team environment and be positive, inspirational, and family-centered.

 

Contact Information

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Mrs. Paula Boruszewski, Office Manager, at pboruszewski@sgis.org or 1880 Wolf River Blvd., Collierville, TN 38017.