Middle School Social Studies Teacher

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Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
6th
7th
8th
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Social Studies
Certification

Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.

Description

The Social Studies teacher is expected to work with the Grade Level Team, attending collaborative planning sessions and co-teaching where appropriate to align with the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP). The teacher must use an inquiry-based approach and must offer individualized learning opportunities when required.

As is the case with all MS teachers and the Social Studies teacher is expected to:

Keep parents informed of student progress and achievement Attend parent-student-teacher conferences as part of the reporting cycle Be actively involved in school development Support and promote all attributes of the IB Learner Profile SPECIFICATIONS

The successful applicant is expected to have the following skills, abilities, knowledge and experience:

ESSENTIAL:

BA Degree in the humanities, with a strong History background/emphasis Valid teaching certification Ability and experience teaching the MS Social Studies Curriculum At least 2 years’ experience as a full time teacher in an international or national school A proven commitment to professional development that has been applied to your classroom practice The ability to provide/consent to clear police/background and medical checks PERSONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, students and parents Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with students and parents Skills in working with a range of students of different abilities and backgrounds Ability to collaborate with support team members (Learning Recourse, Nurses, Counselors, Speech & Language, Specialists, and IT Integrators) to support students Ability to integrate technology across the curriculum KNOWLEDGE:

A sound understanding of contemporary teaching and learning theories and practices A sound understanding of collaborative planning strategies A strong knowledge of differentiation strategies A range of intervention strategies for maximizing the learning of a wide range of learning styles and abilities

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Posnack School

5810 S. Pine Island Road , Davie, FL 33328
 

At the following locations

Meyer Preparatory

5225 Hood Rd, , Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418