Middle School English and Humanities Teacher

May 1, 2021

 

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values. The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking candidates to fill the position of Middle School English and Humanities Teacher for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The ideal candidate is a warm, creative, charismatic educator, who loves working with middle school students and has expertise in and passion for both literacy and social studies content. This position will work as a member of a collaborative team in the English and Social Studies departments. The ideal educator will continue to develop interdisciplinary curriculum, utilize project-based assessments, and best meet the needs of individual students through differentiated instruction. Leading candidates will have a strong background in differentiated instruction and teaching executive functioning skills in the classroom as well as strong classroom management. Exemplary candidates will have a record of providing appropriate scaffolding and interventions targeting various academic and social-emotional skills, with a particular focus on teaching of reading, writing, critical thinking and positive communication to middle school students of all ability levels. Strong candidates have demonstrated success in partnering with learning support staff and parents in addition to integrating positive behavior management in neuro-diverse classrooms. The ideal candidate’s classroom is one that features a strong emphasis on student-centered learning to best develop critical thinking and analytical as well as creative writing skills.

Responsibilities include: Teaching 6th grade Humanities, an interdisciplinary course in the English and Social Studies departments; Teaching 7th and/or 8th grade English; Teaching daily morning check-in, academic flexblock, and/or a weekly advisory or other experiential education courses; Participating in team meetings to discuss student progress. Work Environment: Faculty may be asked to perform their work responsibilities on campus and/or at home. In both settings, the teacher is required to maintain a professional environment. While on campus, classes may be operating either in person or in an alternative setting. Teachers are expected to be present and accessible for the entire school day (contracted hours),

For more information, contact: Middle School English and Humanities Teacher