Middle School Humanities Teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year
Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking candidates for the position of Middle School Humanities Teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year.
The ideal candidate is a warm, creative, charismatic educator, who loves working with sixth graders and has expertise in and passion for both literacy and social studies content. This position will work as a member of a collaborative team in the English and History departments. The ideal educator will continue to develop interdisciplinary curriculum, utilize project-based assessments, and best meet the needs of individual students through differentiated instruction. Leading candidates will have a strong background in differentiated instruction and teaching executive functioning skills in the classroom as well as strong classroom management. Exemplary candidates will have a record of providing appropriate scaffolding and interventions targeting various academic and social-emotional skills, with a particular focus on reading and writing. Strong candidates have demonstrated success in partnering with learning support staff and parents in addition to integrating positive behavior management in neuro-diverse classrooms. The ideal candidate’s classroom is one that features a strong emphasis on student-centered learning to best develop critical thinking and analytical as well as creative writing skills.
- Teaching 6th grade humanities, an interdisciplinary English language arts and social studies curriculum;
- Providing scaffolded, learning experiences to students targeted development of reading and writing skills;
- Participating in team meetings to discuss student progress.
Qualifications include a minimum of a BA in English, History or secondary education (focus in social studies, English, history or humanities) or a related field. An MA degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least three years of successful teaching experience in collaborative working environments.
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