Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) is seeking an Upper School History Teacher. HIES is the largest Episcopal Parish independent day school in the country, serving 1,400 students and offers a fully accredited college preparatory program for students age three through 12th grade. HIES is located north of downtown Atlanta between I-75 and GA 400.
The Upper School History Teacher is primarily responsible for teaching all levels of History courses that provide students with a solid understanding of the coursework in the Upper School Humanities Department. Previous teaching experience in United States History, World History (Advanced Placement and on-level) and World Narratives is required. Prior experience teaching Economics is preferred.
Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate will have the following skills and abilities:
Knowledge of history, government and related fields and a variety of teaching strategies that promote engagement and understanding of the curriculum.
Understanding of the demands and requirements of the curriculum.
Excellent organization, presentation and communication skills.
Strong classroom management skills.
Instruct five sections of Upper School History courses.
Develop lesson plans and monitor student performance.
Collaborate with colleagues to enhance instructional activities and environment.
Update and maintain student academic records and performance metrics in Whipple Hill software application.
Communicate regularly with parents, students and colleagues regarding student progress.
Educational and Other Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in History or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
Successful completion of pre-employment background screening, drug testing and safety training required.
About Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Holy Innocents’ is one of the nation's largest Episcopal schools, enrolling 1,376 students in grades K3-12. Here, in a uniquely vibrant learning community, filled with encouragement and every imaginable opportunity, students are able to explore their talents, pursue their passions, and achieve their full potential. At HIES, our students won't be just a scholar or athlete or artist – they can be all of these, and more. Come to HIES. Explore your interests. Engage your talents. Discover the best in you.