Mayfield Junior School is seeking a Middle School Religion Teacher who will be part of the Religion Department which meets weekly and collaborates on planning, instructional practices, student support, and service learning. As with any teacher at Mayfield Junior School, there is an expectation that this person will be open to peer feedback, creative discussion, and child-centered in their approach.
The middle school religion teacher will also be an advisor to a group of approximately 15 students and as such, will be the first point of contact for both those students and their parents. They should be ready to chaperone class trips, take on typical day-to-day duties such as lunch and carpool duties, and engage fully in all school or division wide events/experiences that develop the whole child.
The Middle School Religion Teacher must demonstrate a desire to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom, employ a variety of teaching methods to engage different learning styles and ability levels in the classroom, prepare motivating and stimulating lessons that reflect knowledge of the curriculum, child development, and student abilities. The Teacher must create a learning environment that is motivating and age appropriate and encourages an inclusive classroom that accepts the different perspectives and backgrounds of the students and elicits a greater understanding of the world around them with a global perspective.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required. A Master’s degree and three years prior teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must have excellent writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and the ability to work with independence in dealing with the diverse elements of the academic environment.