The Social Studies department at Marymount strives to create classrooms of diverse and inclusive viewpoints where all students have an equal sense of belonging. With that said, candidates should be able to work collaboratively to create and implement culturally responsive pedagogy. The Social Studies Teacher must have experience in developing and implementing a curriculum that is skills based and scaffolds historical and analytical writing. The teacher should have experience in teaching world history and some knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement historical thinking skills. Successful candidates will provide a challenging curriculum (with the guidance of the department chair) that aligns with Marymount High School’s mission and standards.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates mastery of Social Studies, instructional skills, and resource materials for course(s) taught.
Creates lesson plans, aligned with departmental standards.
Maintains a safe, organized classroom, which supports students’ independent learning, collaboration, critical thinking skills, and choice.
Utilizes a variety of effective instructional and management techniques.
Provides a variety of assessments and uses assessments for planning and instruction.
Monitors and maintains a positive classroom environment that supports the school wide behavior expectations in which students are engaged and incorporates mutual respect while providing cooperative learning opportunities.
Uses available technology/instructional media to enhance learning experiences.
Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with students, parents, staff, and community members by communicating in a tactful, courteous, and confidential manner.
Appropriately communicates and interacts with other professional staff in academic planning and school committee work.
Attends and participates in staff meetings and extra-curricular/school related activities and committees.
Demonstrates a commitment to continuous professional growth and works with administrators to formulate and complete professional development plans.
Maintains a professional appearance, and demonstrates behavior that is conscientious and responsible.
Must have a Master’s Degree in related field
Minimum of three (3) years previous teaching experience, at the high school level, that emphasizes post-classical and modern world history
Experience integrating technology into the Social Studies classroom.
Experience with Google apps (drive, Classroom, etc.)
Knowledge of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) skills and rubrics.
Marymount High School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marymount High School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment
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About Marymount High School
Marymount is an Independent, Catholic all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and a sense of greater purpose in each student. Education of the whole girl is one of the most important pillars upon which the academic and co-curricular programs are built. The school celebrates the individuality of each student, empowering girls to become their best selves academically, emotionally and socially. Established in 1923 by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary (RSHM), Marymount High School shares the tradition of an international network of schools including sister schools in New York, Europe, and South America. Located in Westwood/Bel Air, just north of UCLA in Los Angeles, Marymount is an Apple Distinguished School featuring a 1 to 1 laptop program and other integrated educational technology.