Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences, an accredited coeducational independent day school for 130 students (grades EC-8), is currently seeking a dynamic educator to join its faculty as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher beginning August 2018. This is a full-time 10-month position. Our mission is to provide a joyful and supportive learning environment for the development of excellence in each of us. As a School of Arts & Sciences, we seek to provide meaningful cross-curricular activities across disciplines for our students. The School is a proud member of AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland Schools), and NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach middle school (grades 5-8) social studies classes with enthusiasm, creativity, and sensitivity to student learning styles
Model effective, evidence-based teaching pedagogy
Utilize technology for instructing students, maintaining records, communicating information to parents, and promoting student and program achievements
Participate in curriculum development, faculty meetings, and professional growth endeavors
Fulfill additional middle school supervisory responsibilities (such as homeroom, advisor, etc.)
We expect all faculty members to be fully engaged in the life and mission of the school, in and out of the classroom. The ability to lead or take part in enrichment classes, school committees, after school activities, athletic teams, and/or summer camp courses is desired.
Education and Experience:
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in history or the equivalent and will possess experience in teaching middle school students. The ideal candidate will also have experience utilizing differentiated instruction in an independent school environment, and will have demonstrated ability to use technology successfully in the education of students.
Skills and Characteristics:
Understanding of the curricular elements of middle school social studies courses
Appreciation of the developmental and age characteristics of the students in each grade
Eagerness to communicate and develop positive bonds with parents
A passion for teaching middle school children and helping them to achieve their best
Enthusiasm for the mission of the school and for working collaboratively with fellow faculty members
Organizational and managerial skills
Initiative, confidence, and joy
Interested candidates should visit the Employment section (under “About Us”) at the School’s website, www.barnesvilleschool.org, to complete a general application form. Please send this completed general application form, cover letter and résumé by email to:
Assistant Head of School, Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences
The Barnesville School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those from diverse backgrounds.
About Barnesville School Of Arts & Sciences
Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is an accredited coeducational independent day school for 140 students (grades EC-8).