High School History and Social Sciences Teacher

Charles E Smith Jewish Day School | Rockville, MD, United States

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Posted Date 5/05/2024
Description

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values.

 

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking candidates to fill the full-time position of High School History and Social Sciences Teacher for the 2024-2025 academic year.
 

The ideal candidate is a charismatic, knowledgeable educator with a demonstrated ability to engage students as they teach history and social science courses at the secondary level. Creating strong relationships with students is central to this teacher’s practice. They put students at the center of the learning, helping to develop their critical thinking and analysis skills using a variety of pedagogical tools and practices. The ideal teacher is deeply knowledgeable about the subject area and thrives in a collaborative environment. They have demonstrated success at working as a member of a team and are eager to help students grow to their potential. In addition, they are experienced in guiding students through the historical research process, teaching critical analysis of primary text as a means of understanding history, and helping students with writing analytical essays. 

Pay is commensurate with education and experience and is calculated according to a school-wide pay scale.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Teaching history courses at the high school level, including any combination of courses in World History and US History

  • Teaching social sciences courses which may include Economics and/or Psychology

  • Participating in team meetings to review curriculum and discuss student progress

  • Working collaboratively within the History Department and High School Faculty

  • Student advising

  • Other duties as assigned by the High School Principal

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • BA in history or relevant field; MA preferred but not required

  • Minimum three years of successful teaching experience in collaborative working environments 

  • Experience in differentiated instruction, student-centered instruction and working with students with diverse learning needs preferred

  • Fluency with technology required

  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) required

Work Environment: 

  • In accordance with the School's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, the School has adopted a mandatory Vaccination Policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families and the community at large from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 and the flu, which may be reduced by annual vaccinations. This policy complies with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local health authorities, as applicable.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The School encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Duration
Full Time
Categories
High School Teacher
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Mass Transit | Vision
Job Location
US
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