Headwaters School, a Pre-K through grade 12 independent day school serving 540 students across its three campuses in Austin, TX, is seeking a Long-Term Middle and High School Substitute Humanities Teacher for the 2019 Spring Semester.
At Headwaters, our esteemed Faculty are responsible for fostering a positive environment of learning that responds to the particular needs of each child and classroom environment; helping each student to develop identity formation, to live authentically, to think expansively and to create bravely. Our ideal candidate will have experience teaching a Middle School and High School Humanities curriculum.
About this Position:
Long-term Substitute Teachers are responsible for providing and implementing the daily lesson plans according to the School's requirements. In addition, they are charged with managing the classroom environment, providing activities, materials, and promoting student learning in the absence of the regular classroom teacher.
Course Load for this position includes two 7th Grade Social Studies courses and two High School IB Theory of Knowledge courses.
Bachelor's Degree required, degree in Humanities preferred
Prior experience teaching in a Middle/High School, required
Experience with upper level IB preferred
Knowledge & Skills:
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to follow oral and written directions
Ability to maintain effective classroom management strategies
Services are generally provided within a standard classroom environment. Some movement throughout the classroom is generally necessary to facilitate learning (e.g., standing, walking, stooping, bending, sitting, and/or kneeling). Light lifting of materials and other objects associated within a classroom environment is required (e.g., books, teaching aids, up to approximately 20 to 40 lbs.). 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.
All applicants are subject to a background check prior to being hired.
To learn more about our community and apply, please visit https://www.headwaters.org/page/about/employment.
As a 501(c)3 non-profit school, Headwaters School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
About Headwaters School
Headwaters School is an independent school in Austin, Texas serving students from early childhood through grade 12. Beginning with a Montessori foundation and progressing to the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme, we cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.