The History Department at Darlington School seeks a teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. This educator would join a dynamic environment of teaching professionals who are continuously growing and collaborating. The candidate must be open to learning from and collaborating with his/her colleagues. The candidate must also demonstrate extensive knowledge of important concepts in the discipline, highly effective ability to facilitate student learning using a variety of pedagogical methods, and the ability to interrelate his or her subject matter with other areas of school. The candidate must also demonstrate an ability to develop students’ skills and values through the classroom experience.
The ideal candidate will have classroom teaching experience at the high school level and hold a bachelor’s degree in social sciences; a master’s degree is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in World History.
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Commitment to improving students’ critical thinking and logical reasoning skills
Provides multiple methods of assessment that demonstrate knowledge, skill, and understanding
Delivers clear instruction and differentiates according to diverse student needs
Communicate effectively with students and parents
Convey a genuine enthusiasm for independent schools
Use assessment results to plan and adjust future instructions
Makes use of available technology
Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health and learning problems
Develop a plan of professional growth and development that fosters lifelong learning
Promote a positive, supportive and collaborative school culture
Darlington seeks candidates who can contribute to the academic and extracurricular life of the school.
About Darlington School
Founded in 1905, Darlington School is a coeducational day (Pre-K - 12) and boarding (9 - 12) school serving over 700 students. Darlington’s campus stretches over 500 acres, nestled around a small lake in the foothills of the Lookout Mountain Range in Rome, Georgia, a medical center and college town located one hour from Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Our school community represents an average of 25 states and 30 countries worldwide. A Darlington employee thrives on team work and takes initiative, exhibits a commitment to the school, community and its mission and is a life-long learner. Our students are the center of all that we do and, together, we challenge them to learn with passion, act with integrity, and serve with respect.