7th – 8th Grade History / Social Studies, Job Description 2018-19
Sage Ridge School is nestled in the foothills of the eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range in Reno, Nevada, next to Lake Tahoe, California. Located in south Reno, we are the only non-sectarian, independent, 4-12 traditional college preparatory school. Established in 1998, our school has quickly made its way on to national rankings of independent schools for its challenging curriculum and the success of our students. We currently have 235 students and 160 are in grades 4th – 8th grade.
Sage Ridge School is currently seeking a middle school history teacher who will teach 4-5 classes in middle school (7th – 8th). Class sizes are small (max 18) and ideal candidates will have 3+ years of teaching experience and/or independent school experience and excellent rapport with this age group. An advanced degree is desirable but not a requirement and an ideal candidate holds a degree in Education/Teaching and/or History. This full-time teaching position also includes other duties such as: advisory, a week-long outdoor education camping trip, clubs, campus supervision, teaching a 2-week mini-enrichment class, and/ or other duties assigned by the Division Director or Head of School.
Sage Ridge School’s teachers are caring and kind and lead dynamic classes which challenge our students to think critically and to collaborate. Sage Ridge teachers embrace our mission and value pillars: Community, Courage, Respect, Scholarship, and Integrity and work to bring the mission and pillars into their teaching and curriculum. One of the most important aspects of the school is the strong relationships teachers have with their students and families.
Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of teaching experience and/or independent school experience and excellent rapport with this age group. An advanced degree is desirable but not a requirement and an ideal candidate holds a degree in Education/Teaching and/or History.
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About Sage Ridge School
At Sage Ridge School, we care about the whole child. Our mission and pillars define and guide the Sage Ridge experience. We are Reno, Nevada’s only non-sectarian, coeducational, college preparatory day school and we provide our students with world-class educational opportunities. Sage Ridge School is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Sage Ridge School graduates curious and confident citizens who embrace rigorous scholarship, respect the dignity of individuals, choose integrity, embody courage, cultivate a compassionate community, and ultimately thrive in college and in our global society.
Pillars: Respect, Courage, Community, Integrity, Scholarship