The Cape Henry Collegiate History Department seeks an experienced, student-centered Middle School History teacher to join our team full time beginning in August 2018. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in History (or a related field) as well as strong experience teaching History in a middle school setting. Those candidates with a Master’s degree will be given priority consideration.
Qualified candidates should possess a passion for working with middle school students as well as strong experience teaching reading, writing, and critical thinking skills through the history curriculum. In addition, candidates must demonstrate a positive attitude, excellent listening and communication skills, the ability to work collaboratively with others, and a willingness to extend themselves beyond the classroom to support student success.
Major Areas of Responsibility:
Teaching critical reading and writing skills to Middle School students through the history curriculum
Teaching Middle School History with a focus on major events in American History
Serving as a student advisor and member of a grade level advisory team
Chaperoning local and global field experiences
Requirements: Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred, and at least five to eight years of teaching experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills and a dedication to independent school education are required.
Benefits for Full-Time Employees: Health, life, disability, and retirement. Tuition remission is available for children of faculty.
Application Materials Requested: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter along with three (3) references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cape Henry Collegiate is an independent, Prekindergarten through Grade 12 college-preparatory, coeducational school with over 950 students in Virginia Beach, Va.
The School's Mission is: To know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.
Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse faculty/staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
About Cape Henry Collegiate
Cape Henry Collegiate is a coeducational independent day school with an enrollment of nearly 900 located on a 30-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The School is noted for its meaningful honor code, strong academics, competitive athletic programs, commitment to the visual and performing arts, global education, and caring environment.