Job Description

Job Title
Humanities Teacher
School / Location
School / Department
Middle School
Job Status
Full-time
Salary Code
Teacher
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 7 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Trevor Naidoo, Assistant Principal
Requisition Number
01-1819-091
Summary

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and effective Middle School Humanities Teacher, who will be a key member of the department and will be responsible for teaching the Middle School curriculum.

The Humanities teacher is responsible for teaching an integrated course involving both English Language Arts and Social Studies. The teacher will be primarily responsible for teaching Grade 5 students during the current year.

Job Duties

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum

  • Teach in a standards-based learning environment

  • Learn and implement the workshop model for reading and writing

  • Demonstrate creativity

  • Deliver an active, hands-on, and student-centered program to promote learning

  • Observe, monitor, and record student progress

  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class

  • Read, write, and speak English fluently

  • Model ISG’s guiding principles

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal or his designee

Qualifications and Knowledge

The successful candidate will have:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study
  • Certification as a teacher

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of delivering a program according to the precepts of the Common Core Standards, but within an international context
  • A strong awareness of child protection and a commitment to ensure the safety of our students
Experience and Skills

Experience

  • Previous experience as a Humanities teacher 
  • Experience with Google Docs

Skills

  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral