Trevor Day School is a co-educational, Nursery -12th grade school in Manhattan. Trevor distinguishes itself from other New York independent schools by a commitment to inquiry-based learning, strong student-teacher relationships and to building a diverse community based on inclusivity and mutual respect. The School offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Trevor is seeking a full-time Middle School History teacher and advisor beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year.
Responsibilities include planning and teaching 8th Grade History to the entire grade. The curriculum encompasses the medieval period from the Christianization of the Roman Empire to the Polo family’s trips to Asia, with attention to the interactions between eastern and western civilizations during that time period. Students will have studied ancient river civilizations as 6th graders and the classical Greek and Roman world as 7th graders. Important to the role of a middle school teacher is serving as an advisor to a group of approximately 10 middle school students. Responsibilities of the advisor include individual meetings with advisees, running advisory group meetings, and functioning as the primary school contact for those students’ families, including at family conferences.
Masters degree preferred
Three or more years of full-time experience teaching History
Incorporation of reading and writing instruction within the context of a history curriculum
Experience with inquiry-based learning
Varied methods of assessing student learning and providing effective feedback
A strong interest in working with middle school students in a collaborative environment
Successful integration of technology into the curriculum
Ability to teach to range of learning styles and be comfortable with differentiated instruction
Excellent written and verbal skills
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and their families
Interest in professional growth and school wide initiatives
About Trevor Day School
Trevor Day School is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of collaborative learning, to building a diverse community based on mutual respect, and to fostering the integration of technology into our learning processes.