Carolina Day School seeks a dynamic Upper School Social Studies teacher to join our faculty. Specific courses will be determined based on the school’s needs while considering the candidate’s skills, knowledge, and interests. Additional responsibilities extend outside the classroom to include advising and involvement in student life.
Carolina Day emphasizes a collaborative, inquiry-based, and experiential approach to teaching and learning. CDS faculty are passionate about teaching and inspiring high school students—raising the bar for them to think critically and creatively and to excel in and out of the classroom. Candidates should demonstrate content expertise along with the ability to design varied, differentiated learning experiences and assessments. Competitive candidates are practitioners focused on professional growth who value designing and implementing innovative pedagogical initiatives. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and management skills are essential, along with the willingness to participate fully in the community beyond the classroom.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Accomplishes all tasks as appropriate. Other duties outside this description may be assigned as necessary.
Americans with Disability Specifications:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Rebecca Taylor, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title in the subject line.
About Carolina Day School
Carolina Day School, nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, is an independent, Pre K-12, secular, college preparatory school. We enroll approximately 630 students across four divisions: Lower School, Key School, Middle School, and Upper School.