Middle School Humanities Teacher (2023/24)

Emery/Weiner School | Houston, TX, United States

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Posted Date 2/02/2023
The Emery/Weiner School seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collegial Humanities Teacher to join our collaborative faculty. Responsibilities include teaching five sections and serving as an advisor as well as participation in student life, coaching, and chaperoning duties according to the experience of the candidate and needs of the school. The ideal applicant is an enthusiastic professional with a broad range of subject knowledge and previous secondary school teaching experience. The teacher will also work closely with members of the staff to provide an inspiring and motivational Jewish learning environment. 

A strong candidate will have a desire to teach in a progressive, student-centered independent school that values innovative pedagogy and experiential education. An outstanding candidate should be able to demonstrate a track record of innovation, flexibility, collegiality, and student success. Coaching experience would be considered a plus.
This position requires a professional who:
  • Is passionate about teaching Middle School students
  • Serves as a content expert and seeks out opportunities to expand his or her knowledge
  • Thrives on a collaborative team which promotes daily brainstorming and creative thinking
  • Exhibits a growth mindset and continually improves the way he or she operates
  • Masters diverse teaching styles and allows for student-led questioning and discussion and student-developed assignments
  • Embraces classroom technology integration as a tool for learning
  • Provides direct instruction to students, individually or in small groups, during class and outside of the classroom
  • Implements strategies to help students with content mastery
Responsibilities Include:
  • Teach five class sections 
  • Assess students’ academic and social development
  • Provide consistent oral and written communication to students and families
  • Serve as advisor to a small cohort of students
  • Collaborate on grade-level, department, and interdisciplinary faculty teams
  • Contribute to the life of the school outside the classroom
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, or related field
  • Comfort with innovative and forward-thinking approaches to instruction
  • A strong a commitment to professional growth
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Education, or related field
  • Experience teaching in independent schools
  • 2-5 years teaching experience
Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and 3-5 references to [email protected]
Full Time
Teacher (Classroom)
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Kosher Food Option Available | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Parental Leave | Sick Days
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