The Steward School seeks an enthusiastic and committed Middle School history teacher for the academic year 2021-2022. This is a benefited faculty position reporting to the Director of Middle School.
This position will teach three sections (part-time) or four sections (full-time) of 6th grade World Cultures with a focus on history and geography in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The preferred candidate will be able to:
Plan and deliver creative and effective instruction that develops critical thinking skills.
Utilize technology to facilitate instruction.
Collaborate effectively with colleagues.
Post and maintain curriculum, syllabi, and grades.
Demonstrate familiarity with differentiated learning instruction.
Advise a small group of Middle School students.
Fulfill other duties as assigned by the Director of Middle School.
Qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s degree and major concentration in History and/or Education is required.
The preferred candidate will have:
Master’s degree and/or Commonwealth of Virginia certification.
Relevant classroom experience including Middle School history instruction.
Technological proficiency in the classroom including Google Educational apps, interactive whiteboards, and electronic grade books.
Growth mindset and willingness to pursue ongoing professional development.
Experience with coaching and/or club sponsorship.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
The desire and ability to develop an atmosphere of trust and knowledge of students as individuals.
An understanding of and passion for equity and inclusion.
The ability to design curriculum, instruction, and assessment in order to teach a diverse community of learners.
Compensation and Benefits:
Commensurate with experience and education.
Comprehensive benefits package available.
Interested candidates should upload their resume and cover letter as part of the on-line employment application. Please reference “MS History Teacher” as the position interested in. No calls or visits please.
About The Steward School
The Steward School's mission begins with "to prepare each child for college and for life." Critical to this endeavor are the faculty and staff members of our school. Our core character values are honor, responsibility, and achievement, balanced by caring and respect for oneself and for others. Our faculty and staff are much more than mere representations of these values—they are the designers, sculptors, and builders that frame our students’ educational goals with these values in mind.
The Steward School is committed to diversity and the development of an educational environment that fosters mutual respect, responsibility, and empathy in our school and in life. We value the presence of individuals whose differences include, but are not limited to, age, ethnicity, gender, learning style, talents, physical ability, political views, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and family structure. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.
Why Work at Steward?
The Steward School was named one of the 2020 Top Workplaces in the Richmond region by the Richmond ...Times-Dispatch in conjunction with Workplace Dynamics. In addition, Steward offers a competitive compensation package for full-time employees. We invite you to find out more about how you can become a part of our community.