Moravian Academy is seeking a passionate and dynamic Social Studies teacher for sixth grade. This is a full time teaching position on the Middle School faculty. This position is responsible for the sixth grade Social Studies course and for collaboration within a close knit department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and deliver four sections of sixth grade social studies classes, which is a required core class for all students
Lead an advisory group of 8-12 students
Cultivate relationships with parents through communications and feedback, including trimester progress reports and report cards
Understand, communicate, and exemplify the goals and vision of the organization
Fulfill all duties expected of fulltime Middle School faculty, including, but not limited to, chaperone duties
Attend meetings of the all school social studies department to ensure a vertical and horizontal curriculum
Attend Middle School divisional meetings
To Apply: Submit digital materials, including a letter of intent, resume and statement of educational philosophy, to email@example.com . Address letter of intent to: John Donecker, Director of Middle School.
Two years minimum experience teaching social studies; independent school background preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in related field, Master’s Degree preferred
A passion to embrace student-centered pedagogy and to work with middle school students
Enthusiasm and ability to inspire students
Experience working on a collaborative professional team
Contribute to the full experience of students in and out of the classroom by supporting and leading activities
Use technology creatively in the classroom to enhance the curriculum and the learning experiences of students
About Moravian Academy
About the School
Founded in 1742, Moravian Academy is a coeducational primer-grade 12 independent college preparatory school. The Academy, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has an enrollment of over 730 students. The school has three divisions: the lower school (primer-grade 5), the middle school (grades 6-8) and the upper school (grades 9-12). Our lower and middle schools are located in historic downtown Bethlehem and the upper school is located on a bucolic 120-acre campus in Bethlehem Township, approximately 6 miles from the downtown campus. Moravian Academy is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, and the Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education.
Moravian Academy is a church-related school whose Moravian tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in an atmosphere of love and understanding. We seek to promote the child’s full development in mind, body and spirit. Since 1742, our tradition has encouraged sound innovations to meet the contemporary challenges while recognizing the permanence of basic human values.