Founded in 1952, Norwood school is a coeducational day school with approximately 440 students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The school sits on 38 beautiful and expansive acres in Bethesda, Maryland, less than six miles from Washington, D.C. As one of the finest K-8 schools in the country, Norwood sets the bar high and is committed to educating the whole child in a student-centered, challenging and nurturing environment.
Norwood School has an opening for an experienced, dynamic 7th Grade American History teacher beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. 7th and 8th Grade History at Norwood are taught by three teachers, who collaborate closely with one another and also with other faculty on the 7th and 8th Grade Team. The new 7th Grade teacher will focus on planning and teaching history, will serve as a 7th grade advisor, and will perform various duties connected to being a full time faculty member.
Applicants must have at least three to five years of experience as a classroom teacher working with students in middle school grades. Strong applicants will have an American history background, experience teaching American history to middle school students, coaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse, inclusive school setting with a child-centered pedagogy. Additional qualifications include excellent communication skills, flexibility, intelligence, sense of humor, and a love for working with children.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Michele Claeys, Head of Middle School at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Norwood School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Norwood School’s mission is to ensure that each of its students grows intellectually, morally, physically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually, while preparing to function productively and generously in our pluralistic society. Norwood’s challenging educational program and broad-based activities are designed to help students experience joy in learning, develop self-confidence, and learn respect... for the rights and feelings of others. Embracing diversity is integral to the School’s tradition that both recognizes the worth of each member of the community and emphasizes the common values of academic achievement, mutual respect, cooperation, and personal responsibility.