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Position: Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Reports to: Head of Middle School
The Middle School Social Studies Teacher is a member of the full time faculty, responsible for instructing students in grades 5 through 8. Current courses delivered by the Middle School History Department include US History, World History 1 and 2 and Global Studies. The Upper School Social Studies Teacher is tasked with creating a flexible and dynamic social studies classroom environment and program favorable to learning and personal growth for highly gifted children; establishing effective rapport with students, parents, and colleagues; nurturing passions and talents of students; developing each child’s skills, attitudes and knowledge needed in a strong foundation for social studies education in accordance with each student’s ability; collaborating and partnering with colleagues and administration to build, assess, and integrate curriculum across disciplines; fostering student success and well-being beyond their classroom.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a school employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions. Reasonable accommodation may be requested to enable individuals to perform the essential responsibilities of the job:
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