Crystal Springs Uplands School, a co-educational independent day school for grades 6-12 with campuses in Belmont and Hillsborough, California, is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, dynamic, and collaborative full-time middle school teacher to teach history at its campus in Belmont, California. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of middle school teaching experience, knowledge of the middle level learner, and interest in being part of a dynamic team of grade-level teachers shaping a distinctive middle-school environment in the context of the CSUS philosophy and school culture.
More specifically, we are looking for candidates who are middle school-centric, who
Love working with middle school-aged children Possess demonstrated success/effectiveness with 11-13 year olds Are able to differentiate and teach to multiple learning styles Have a sense of playfulness and are eager to collaborate with a grade-level team Have experience with meaningful tech integration for this generation of learners Readily find connections between disciplines for cross-curricular lessons Are excited to work with students outside of the classroom by leading an advisory Have sponsored clubs, coached a sport and/or led local/international trips Combine innovative teaching practices with curriculum development, curating materials that are developmentally appropriate and culturally responsive
We are also looking for candidates who: Possess a B.A. and/or M.A. degree in history or similar/relevant discipline Possess a depth of knowledge in either global studies or U.S. History Are able to draw connections to current events and issues of social justice Appreciate teaching from multiple perspectives and points of view Value the study of history as a way to understand patterns of human behavior Have demonstrated experience with hands-on, project-based learning Are open to learning and trying new technology tools Are organized, energetic individuals who have a willingness to reflect on and make changes to their practice and curricula through feedback from colleagues and professional growth opportunities
Please submit cover letter and résumé to Christy Dillon, Assistant Head of School, and indicate that you are a CS&A candidate. (email: email@example.com by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010. No phone calls please.
About Crystal Springs Uplands School
Crystal Springs Uplands School, a coeducational independent day school in Hillsborough, California, located on the Bay Area Peninsula serving 350 students in grades 6-12. As an institution committed to diversity we encourage minority candidates to apply.