Bullis School seeks an Upper School Social Studies Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year to contribute to our vibrant learning community. Candidates should be capable of, and interested in, the development and implementation of a broad range of on-level and AP Social Studies courses which may include Human Geography, US History, US Government, World History, and Psychology. This position involves teaching five classes, advising students, and opportunities to lead extracurricular activities.
The Bullis Social Studies program provides students with opportunities to develop in-depth understanding of their communities and the world, past and present, in order to become responsible and empathetic global citizens. Each course focuses on developing skills and competencies - content, critical thinking, research, writing and presentation skills - that students should both be prepared to engage in during the course and demonstrate significant growth in or mastery of at the end of the course. Students build foundational skills and competencies in 9th grade and continue to develop and expand their content and skills each successive year. Additionally, students are expected to actively demonstrate Bullis’ Core Academic and Institutional Values throughout their coursework and participation.
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision of kindness, challenge, and reflective learning. Bullis is proud of its culture of innovation and growth and supports faculty with ample professional development opportunities that include a commitment to Equity, Inclusion and Justice training and education. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Qualified candidates should possess the following education & experience:
Creating learning environments that encourage risk-taking and deep learning for students with a range of learning abilities using a variety of methods and technology
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Use of reflection and feedback aimed at continued growth in the field of teaching and working with young people
Development and delivery of highly engaging, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams
Bachelor’s Degree in History or relevant field (required)
Master’s Degree in History, Education, or relevant field (preferred)
Minimum ofthree years teaching experience in secondary education (preferred)
Teaching certificates are not required
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
About Bullis School
. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics.