Saint Andrew’s Middle School has an opening for a Grade 7 Global Issues teacher beginning in February and ending in June.
Global Issues aims to engage students in international issues with a focus on student inquiry and promoting global competence. Global competence refers to the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to navigate and succeed in today’s interconnected world. Globally competent individuals are life-long learners, have an appreciation for cultural differences, an ability to understand & consider multiple perspectives, have critical and comparative thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, comfort with ambiguity and change and understand global issues. Furthermore, this curriculum is meant to promote student skills in the following areas: literacy, vocabulary building, critical thinking, textual analysis, creativity and innovation, communication, and collaboration.
Collaborate with other social studies and Middle School teachers in the development of units and lessons based on the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) model
Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in reflecting on the learning process.
Assess student growth and learning through the principles of the IB MYP
Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
Maintains effective records.
Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
Collaborates with colleagues as required to enhance the instructional environment.
Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group and subject area.
Establishes and maintains positive relationships with students.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education in the field of humanities (social studies education or related field)
Prior experience teaching social studies in a Middle School environment is preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and parents.
Possess an understanding of technology to facilitate teaching, grades and communication
Possess collegiality and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues
Saint Andrew's School is privileged to have committed educators who work together to bring inspiring and innovative ideas and programs to campus. Our faculty, staff, and administrators are recruited and selected from across the country and world.
The school is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including: selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicant and employees without regard to age, gender, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability/handicap, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirement of all federal, state, and local laws.
Saint Andrew’s School is a drug-free workplace and all employees must pass and maintain a Level II criminal background check.
An independent, co-educational school for grades JK - 12, Saint Andrew's School seeks to educate students in mind, body and spirit. We welcome students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds to join our community.
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