High School Social Studies Teacher

Posted 5 days ago
Start Date
Position Areas
Social Studies



High School Teacher (9-12)
  1. Valid teacher’s license with appropriate endorsement(s);
  2. Strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills; and
  3. Meets health and physical qualifications.
Job Goal:
  • To teach one or more subjects to students and lead them toward the fulfillment of their potential for intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth and maturation.
Essential Functions:
The following functions are normal for this position. These functions are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
  1. Designs lessons based on the Tennessee Department of Education Curriculum Standards for the assigned subject area and courses;
  2. Uses various instructional strategies and groupings to support students’ mastery of standards and skill attainment in the subject area; 
  3. Uses technology to strengthen the teaching/learning process;
  4. Prepares for assigned courses and shows evidence of preparation (lesson and unit plans) upon request by the immediate supervisor;
  5. Meets and instructs all assigned classes at designated meeting location and time;
  6. Administers assessments to evaluate students’ progress on a regular basis;
  7. Uses individual student data to plan and modify instruction to meet individual student needs;
  8. Develops a classroom environment conducive to learning;
  9. Encourages students to maintain standards of classroom behavior;
  10. Assists in upholding and enforcing all school rules, board policies, and administrative regulations and procedures;
  11. Communicates students’ progress regularly with parents;
  12. Is available outside of the instructional school day for educational purposes to both students and parents when requested to do so;
  13. Attends and participates in all assigned departmental meetings, professional development sessions, educational conferences, and faculty meetings;
  14. Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, board policy, and administrative regulations and procedures;
  15. Provides detailed plans for substitute teachers including lessons, assignments, student expectations, and emergency procedures (fire drill, lockdown, etc.);
  16. Supervises students at school-related functions including on and off campus activities;
  17. Represents the school and community in a positive manner; and
  18. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands
This job may require lifting objects that exceed 25lbs., with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs. Other physical demands that may be required are as follows:
  1. Pushing and/or pulling
  2. Climbing
  3. Stooping and/or kneeling
  4. Reaching
  5. Talking
  6. Hearing
  7. Seeing
Temperament (Personal Traits):
  1. Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  2. Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control, or planning of an activity.
  3. Adaptability to dealing with students.
  4. Adaptability to making generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria.
Capacity and Ability Requirements:
Specific capacities and abilities may be required of an individual in order to learn or perform adequately a task or job duty.
  1. Intelligence: The ability to understand instructions and underlying principles. Ability to reason and make judgments.
  2. Verbal: Ability to understand meanings of words and the ideas associated with them.
  3. Numerical: Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately.
  4. Manual Dexterity: The ability to move the hands easily and manipulate small objects with the fingers.
  5. Form Perception: To make visual comparisons and discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures.
  6. Color Discrimination: Ability to perceive or recognize similarities or differences in colors or shades or other values of the same color.
Work Conditions:
Normal working environment
General Requirements:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned.

Additional Information
To be considered as a potential candidate for consideration of the 6-12 Certified Social Studies/Economics Teacher at David Crockett High School, you must submit an online application that includes uploading a current resume and references.  The link to the online application portal is https://www.applitrack.com/wcde/onlineapp/

Washington County Schools
405 W. College Street.
Jonesborough, TN  37659

Washington County Schools governed by the Washington County Board of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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Washington County School District

405 w College St , Jonesborough, TN 37659

At the following locations

David Crockett High School

684 Old State Route 34 , Jonesborough, TN 37659