Wye River Upper School is seeking a dynamic Social Studies Instructor to join the team at our leading independent school for bright students with learning differences. The Social Studies Instructor is responsible for preparing and implementing innovative, literacy-rich, and experiential instruction for grades 9-12.
Ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver differentiated learning experiences that integrate literacy in history/social studies with essential 21st Century competencies. The candidate will promote civic engagement outside of the classroom and plan real-world learning opportunities to enhance instruction. Experience with project based learning and supplemental credentials in Math a plus.
A Wye River Upper School teacher can expect a competitive salary and benefits package.
Execute instructional planning using a student-centered, inquiry driven, project based approach
Implement a variety of classroom strategies, and instructional tools which fully engage and motivate students in the learning process.
Collaborate with colleagues to create cross curricular experiences that are classroom and field based.
Demonstrate excellent classroom management and provide ongoing strategies to enable student success with Executive Function.
Provide instruction, assessment and feedback characterized by the hallmarks of Schools of the Future (NAIS) and utilizing 21st Century outcomes
Plan individualized instruction that includes modifications and accommodations for students with learning differences
Communicate with parents on a regular basis to report positive student achievements and to discuss student concerns as needed
Participate in professional growth and development opportunities
Monitor and enforce the WRUS Student Code of Conduct
Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a content area related to the school’s work and ideally will hold an advanced graduate degree
Proven experience as an effective teacher of Social Studies
Thorough knowledge of teaching best practices and 21st Century learning outcomes
Ability to plan and deliver high interest, engaging, hands-on lessons
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Creative, energetic and passionate about Social Studies
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email:
Jennifer McPeake, email@example.com