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Career Center
March 26, 2019

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

St. Mark's Episcopal School
Houston TX United States
2yr old to 8th Grade
Position Starts: August 4, 2019
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

St. Mark’s Episcopal School in Houston, Texas is seeking a creative, organized, team player to serve as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher. The Middle School Social Studies Teacher is an important member of the Middle School faculty and reports directly to the Head of Middle School. We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking and student-centered professional educator who is motivated by problem solving and leading students at this stage of their development and understands the role that technology plays in supporting the educational experience of 21st century learners.

Primary Functions:

  • Plan, deliver, and evaluate lessons

  • Assess student learning

  • Provide feedback and instruction to students

  • Serve as a Middle School student advisor

  • Engage in curricular review and mapping

  • Nurture a partnering relationship with students and their families

Required Skills:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Leadership

  • Patience

  • A collaborative and joyful spirit

  • A working knowledge of technology resources in education

  • A Bachelor’s degree in education, history, or a related field

  • Classroom experience

In addition to the above qualities, the following items are preferred and highly valued:

  • Experience and comfort with iPad use in a classroom setting

  • Curriculum planning

  • Advanced degree in education, history, or a related field

  • An understanding of and a passion for teaching the middle school-aged child

  • Ability and willingness to lead or assist with athletics and / or after school clubs

Contact Information

Interested candidates should email their résumé, cover letter, and references as one PDF directly to jobs@stmes.org. To learn more about St. Mark’s, visit www.stmes.org.