Job Description

Job Title
Humanities Teacher
School / Location
School / Department
Middle School
Subjects
Humanities
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
01-2021-029
Summary

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Middle School Humanities Teacher, who will be a key member of the department and will be responsible for delivering the Middle School curriculum.  Humanities teachers are responsible for teaching an integrated course involving both English Language Arts and Social Studies. The teacher will be primarily responsible for teaching Grade 8 students during the school year.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

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

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

  • Be familiar with Standards Based Learning

  • Be familiar with the Workshop model for Reading and Writing 

  • Demonstrate creativity

  • Deliver an active,hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning

  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times

  • Observe,monitor and record student progress

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

  • Be fluent in English,oral and written

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice Principal

Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study

  • Certification as a teacher

  • Knowledge of delivering a program according to the precepts of the Common Core Standards, but within an international context

Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience

  • Experience as a Humanities teacher (preferred)

  • Maturity to handle a range of situations

Skills

  • A strong awareness of child protection and a commitment to ensure the safety of our students
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral
  • Highly-developed classroom management skill