Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Posted a month ago
Start Date


Reports to:         Building Administrator
Qualifications/Job Requirements:     

  • Able to qualify for a Permit in the State of TN

  • Trained in AP US History
  • Valid teacher's license with appropriate endorsement
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Background Check
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
  • Teach Social Studies in Middle School Grades 6-8
  • Incorporates the levels of learning in preparing instruction based on district's required grade level curriculum
  • Interprets and analyzes required standardized tests and work collaboratively within the school and district-wide to address concerns
  • Uses multiple teaching strategies to address varied learning styles
  • Prepares and administers tests based on the district's grade level curriculum
  • Evaluates student performance and test effectiveness
  • Records the grades, maintains and reports grades in a timely, efficient manner
  • Assigns lessons and corrects papers
  • Exhibits strong classroom management skills, which result in a positive learning environment
  • Counsels students when adjustment and academic problems arise
  • Discusses students' academic and behavior problems with parents and suggests corrective action.
  • Keeps attendance and grade records as required by school board
  • Keeps financial records consistent with School Board policy and Tennessee Internal School Uniform Accounting Policy Manual
  • Observes students to detect signs of ill health, emotional disturbance, and other areas of special needs and to make necessary referrals and to evaluate progress
  • Represents the school and the community in a positive manner
  • Reports to the principal the suspicion that a child's health or welfare has been or appears to have been harmed as a result of abuse or neglect
  • Communicates regularly with parent(s)/guardian
  • Is available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when requested to do so
  • Prepares for class and shows evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
  • Participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshop
  • Supervises activities such as field trips and group discussions to stimulate students' interest in and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
  • Fosters cooperative social behavior through group projects to assist students in forming appropriate relationships with other students and adults.
  • Prepares for assigned classes and shows evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned
We Offer:
Competitive salary and benefits
Weekly professional development sessions
Opportunities for advancement and growth
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $42,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

Posted By

Frayser Community Schools

5050 Poplar, Suite 1714 , Memphis, TN 38157

At the following locations

Westside Middle School

3389 Dawn Drive , Memphis, TN 38127