Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) is seeking a Middle School History Teacher. HIES is the largest Episcopal Parish independent day school in the country, serving 1,300 students and offers a fully accredited college preparatory program for students age three through 12th grade. HIES is located north of downtown Atlanta between I-75 and GA 400.
The Middle School History Teacher is responsible for teaching History and related topics for students in grades 6-8. Previous teaching experience in World Geography, United States History and/or World History is preferred. Proficiency in a second world language and/or experience living or working in a cross-cultural setting is strongly desired.
Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will have the following skills and abilities:
Knowledge of history, government and related fields and a variety of teaching strategies that promote engagement and understanding of the curriculum.
Understanding of the demands and requirements of the curriculum.
Familiarity with competency-based learning, Understanding by Design or Teaching for Understanding frameworks.
Familiarity with Professional Learning Communities and the Reflective Practice model
Excellent organization, presentation and communication skills.
Strong classroom management skills.
Instruct five sections of Middle School History courses.
Develop lesson plans and monitor student performance.
Collaborate with colleagues to enhance instructional activities and environment.
Update and maintain student academic records and performance metrics on the school’s grading platform.
Communicate regularly with parents, students and colleagues regarding student progress.
Educational and Other Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in History or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
Successful completion of pre-employment background screening, drug testing and safety training required.
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Holy Innocents' Episcopal School complies with applicable state and local laws governing, non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the school has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
About Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Holy Innocents’ is one of the nation's largest Episcopal schools, enrolling 1,376 students in grades K3-12. Here, in a uniquely vibrant learning community, filled with encouragement and every imaginable opportunity, students are able to explore their talents, pursue their passions, and achieve their full potential. At HIES, our students won't be just a scholar or athlete or artist – they can be all of these, and more. Come to HIES. Explore your interests. Engage your talents. Discover the best in you.