TMI Episcopal is seeking a full-time upper school history instructor. The position will commence in August 2019. A strong candidate will have 3-5 years of prior teaching experience in independent schools.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and experience teaching social studies curricula in an upper school setting. The candidate will have experience in a variety of modes of teaching and be highly skilled at differentiated instruction.
Teaching five sections of classes, including Government and Economics
Serving as an advisor to a small group of students
Fulfilling duties as assigned throughout the day
Contributing to the broader TMI community by participating in extracurricular activities to possibly include the athletic program, residential life program, and/or club programs
Bachelor's degree in history, humanities, education, or related field required; Master’s degree in history, humanities, or education preferred
Three to five years teaching experience at the upper school level, preferably in an independent school setting
Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that are structured, multi-sensory and targeted to individual learning styles in order to facilitate active learning and assist students in achieving their potential.
Ensure that curriculum, lesson plans and evaluations are in accordance with established school procedures and pedagogy.
Collaborate with department team to achieve optimum outcome for each student.
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials, and equipment.
Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction.
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures in accordance with the disciplinary systems of the School.
Provide appropriate feedback and encouragement to students on their work.
Monitor the progress of individual students and use information to adjust teaching strategies.
Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development.
Participate in department, grade-level, school, and parent meetings.
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Prepare classroom for class activities.
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
It is TMI's policy to grant equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran's status, marital status, disability, genetic information or any other non-job-related characteristic. The school's equal employment opportunity practices extend to recruitment, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, transfer, promotion, training, discipline, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
About TMI Episcopal
Founded in 1893, TMI Episcopal (TMI) is the flagship private school of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Located in San Antonio, TMI educates students in grades 6-12 and is the oldest Episcopal Church-sponsored, college-preparatory school in the Southwest. TMI offers an optional JROTC program, and 5-day or 7-day boarding for students in grades 8-12.
The mission of TMI is to provide an excellent educational community, with values based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, challenging motivated students to develop their full potential in service and leadership. TMI is at the leading edge of sound educational innovation through creative approaches to teaching and learning, providing a well-rounded experience for day and boarding students from diverse backgrounds through a strong co-curricular program of athletics, fine arts, community service.