McDonogh School is searching for a dynamic English and social studies teacher in the sixth grade. The ideal candidate will help students grow, think deeply, make connections, embrace diverse perspectives, engage in meaningful learning, and develop understanding of culture and humanity. This teacher will be joining a community of committed, passionate, and innovative teachers and students. If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of young people as they develop their identities and develop into people of strong character and deep intellect, we want to know you.
Inspiring, engaging, and encouraging students in the study of English and history as they develop as readers, writers, critical thinkers, and effective researchers
Serving as an advisor; contributing to the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional growth of adolescents
Working collaboratively with colleagues both inside and outside the Humanities departments
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and create engaging interdisciplinary units, projects, and/or courses
Experience working in a student-centered learning environment, with practical experience with problem- and project-based learning, as well as integrated learning
Familiarity with grammar or a willingness to learn
Prior experience teaching middle school language arts or social studies
Internal Number: p103
About McDonogh School
McDonogh School is a community that finds joy in work, in play, and in the discovery and realization of personal potential. Strong, mutually respectful relationships among and between students and teachers inspire a passion for learning, a dedication to personal integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Embracing diversity of background, culture, and thought, the school builds upon its founder's original mission to provide a life-altering opportunity to develop in its students the will "to do the greatest possible amount of good."
Founded in 1873 and situated on an 820-acre campus, McDonogh is a day and boarding institution that employs 330 faculty and staff; serves 1,370 students in grades PK-12; has a substantial operating budget and endowment; and just completed a $75 million capital campaign, the largest of any independent school in Maryland. Long been recognized as one of the finest schools in the nation, McDonogh has a reputation for being highly innovative and "on the move."
McDonogh School strives to employ a faculty, administration, and staff exhibiting sound ethical standards and character traits such as moral courage and self-reliance, intellectual confidence ...and curiosity with a love of learning, and the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in a wide scope of educational, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Members of the McDonogh community strive to have the highest of moral principles, and to exhibit cooperativeness, loyalty, open-mindedness, and sensitivity, as well as attention to physical, mental, and emotional health, growth, and well-being of self and others.