Social Studies Teacher

New Hope Academy   Yardley, PA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 19, 2023
We are searching for a Social Studies Teacher for our Private School, Grades 6-12.
We are looking for someone that is experienced in Social Studies, and must be willing to teach Social Studies in a classroom setting. Our private school is small and the teacher would only have 3-5 students per class. We offer a very pleasant environment for learning and teaching. This position is for Full Time with Benefits.

Teacher’s Responsibilities (in the classroom):
  • Provide engaging lessons and instruction in the area of social studies, including Career Studies (job and career readiness class)
  • Drive student achievement and set high expectations for all students
  • Assess the skill level of students and aligns classroom goals and activities to established state standards (PA and NJ)
  • Implement rigorous and appropriate lesson plans, assignments, and assessments
  • Teach inquiry techniques that encourage experimentation and alternative approaches to problem solving
  • Create a classroom environment in which students have access to subject-related materials that address their needs and interests
  • Work closely with school leaders to analyze student assessment data to measure progress and use data to inform instruction
  • Differentiate the materials and instruction to meet the students’ IEP goals and learning needs

Teacher’s Responsibilities (non-academic):

  • Teachers must be able to work with students that are on the Autistic Spectrum
  • Teachers must be able to help develop the students’ social-emotional skills
  • Teachers must participate in school activities
  • Teachers must be able to work collaboratively with other teachers in academics and school activities or functions

Social Studies Teacher Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organized, flexible disposition.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in education with a specialization in English
  • Willing to teach English in a classroom setting
  • Valid Driver's License
  • FBI Fingerprint Background Check
  • Child Abuse History Clearance

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