Lake Highland Preparatory School is Central Florida’s premier, private, college preparatory school for Pre-K through 12th grade. When students enter our classrooms, they meet energetic educators who are passionate about what they teach and who focus on developing the greatest potential of each student. Our classes are small, providing the optimal setting for students to be encouraged and inspired.
At Lake Highland Preparatory School, students learn to question, create, challenge, analyze, and speak and write critically. They love learning, and each day we watch them reach for excellence, seek new discoveries, shine on the stage, and thrive in athletics. We not only prepare our students for success in college and beyond, but we also teach them to be compassionate leaders who make ethical decisions.
Within an atmosphere of love, concern, and mutual respect, Lake Highland Preparatory School is committed to instilling Christian values, inspiring patriotism, developing leaders, and preparing students for college and lifelong learning through academically challenging programs and affirming competitive experiences.
Lake Highland Preparatory School develops and empowers students with noble character, keen intellect, and an enduring love of learning to thrive in a highly competitive, widely collaborative and ever-changing world. The school’s “whole child” approach fosters confident, competent, and functional citizens who are intellectually, physically, emotionally, and spiritually prepared to pursue their dreams, achieve their full potential, and successfully cope with life challenges.
Under the supervision of the Director, the teacher will instruct students according to the prescribed LHPS curriculum and / or specialized, related topics, e.g. math, science, English, music, art. The teacher will perform related teaching tasks and functions such as planning, research, curriculum alignment, assessment and record-keeping in an efficient and effective manner. As needed, the teacher will also willingly participate in the school community and student co-curricular activities.
We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.
Instructs students using various teaching methods, such as direct instruction, demonstrations, group work, hands-on activities and uses audiovisual aids, technology and other resources to supplement instruction.
Prepares a yearly plan, course objectives and unit outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines and / or requirements of the State of Florida, LHPS, and accrediting agencies.
Administers both formative and summative tests and assessments to evaluate student progress and adjust teaching plan.
Keeps accurate and up-to-date student records.
Issues reports to parents to inform about progress and assessment results.
Keeps attendance and grade records.
Maintains discipline and safety in classroom.
Meets and/or communicates with parents to discuss individual student progress and problems.
Participates in faculty and professional meetings, curriculum projects as needed, educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Performs related duties, such as sponsoring one or more activities or student organizations including a yearly National History Day event.
Keeps teacher certification current; provides Human Resources a copy of Certificate or Statement of Eligibility and with proof of courses taken towards certification or re-certification.
Should be willing to do whatever necessary to assure comfort, safety and health of students entrusted to him / her.
Performs other duties as requested or assigned.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter indicating how you would succeed in this position, a current resume, and three professional references with at least one immediate supervisor (preferably current). The application deadline is May 1st, 2020. All materials should be submitted electronically as PDFs and emailed to email@example.com specifying "Middle School History Teacher“ in the subject line.
This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
Background Screening: LHPS conducts background checks, including fingerprinting, and drug testing and may use a third party administrator. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Lake Highland Preparatory School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Teachers must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, be certified/qualified in grades 6-12, and proficient teaching in Social Science or History. Candidates should have a minimum of two years teaching experience. Fluency with, or strong interest in, using MacBooks and iPads for collaborative and instruction is required.