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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

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Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Linsly seeks a dynamic, full-time Middle School Social Studies Teacher for the 2024-2025 Academic Year.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

The Social Studies Department seeks teachers who will strengthen our community by upholding our high academic standards and traditional values, while bringing energy, creativity, and innovative teaching methods to our classrooms.

We seek candidates who:

  • hold a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a related Humanities field (an Advanced degree is preferred)
  • have a strong academic background in pedagogy and best practices in middle level and/or secondary education
  • have previous experience in a middle school classroom and a strong desire to foster positive relationships with young adolescents
  • Be a reflective practitioner who possesses a passion and enthusiasm for teaching middle level learners

The essential duties/responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach multiple sections of middle school Social Studies
  • Serve on a grade level core team, which meets regularly to discuss teaching and learning as well as student needs
  • Be a productive member of the Social Studies department by attending meetings, updating course curricula, seeking professional development opportunities, and supporting the goals of the department
  • Serve as an advisor to a small group of students, overseeing their academic and social growth
  • Connect with students outside of the classroom through extracurricular activities

As a day/boarding school, on campus faculty housing is a possibility but not a requirement. Additional duties and responsibilities are required for living on campus but the benefits of being a part of the residential community are also substantial.
 
The Linsly School is an equal opportunity employer and hires without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin or disability.

Candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume as soon as possible. Questions and application materials can be directed to Mrs. Maggie Allison, Middle School Dean (mallison@linsly.org).
 
For more information about The Linsly School please go to www.linsly.org.