Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
Use relevant technology to support instruction
Provide appropriate and timely feedback on work to allow students to grow in their educational abilities
Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development, and prepare required reports on students and activities
Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing appropriate rules and procedures
Keep updated with developments in subject area, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
Participate in department and school meetings, as well as parent meetings
Participate in co-curricular and extracurricular activities such as social events, sporting events, clubs, overnight trips, community service and other school community activities
Serve as grade level advisor and club sponsor
Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
Adhere to and support the mission of St. Mary’s Academy
Other tasks as assigned
All teachers are also responsible for a variety of duties and tasks throughout the day; the principal will make these assignments and share them with faculty. These tasks and assignments change as needs of the community are determined.
At least three years of teaching experience - ideally in AP United States History and AP Human Geography
Bachelor’s degree in social studies subject or related field, required
Master’s degree or teaching certification is strongly preferred
Commitment to employing a positive mindset to teaching social studies with student-centric pedagogy and problem-based learning.
Willingness to build and maintain collaborative relationships with colleagues and parents
Understanding of and appreciation for high school-aged students in an all-girls community.