High School Social Studies Teacher
St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA
St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust and zeal, we educate students to be, do and stand for good in the world. We enroll 1,500 students from more than 60 communities.
St. John’s Prep seeks a social studies teacher for grades 9-12 for the 2022-2023 school year. The Social Studies Department offers a program that aims to “provide the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for the growth of an informed, caring and active member of the world community” (St. John’s Prep Website). A complete listing of Social Studies courses and their descriptions can be found here.
Social Studies teachers at St. John’s Preparatory School teach five (5) classes each semester. Prospective candidates should have the competency and passion to engage every student in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. Candidates should also have a desire to become an active and collegial member of an adult community of learners. We seek candidates who are open and willing to embrace a student-centered digital learning model that incorporates education technology tools, open education resources, and varied instructional strategies.
All members of the faculty are expected to give witness to the mission of St. John’s as an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School. In addition to classroom teaching responsibilities, St. John’s encourages all members of the faculty to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom. The school offers a wide range of co-curricular, intramural and interscholastic programs. For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit our website at www.stjohnsprep.org.
- A minimum of 1-3 years of teaching high school social studies.
- A bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in history or related field.
- Ability to work effectively with a diversity of learning styles and learners.
St. John’s Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions.
Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter, résumé, and academic transcripts to Tracii Schaeublin, Assistant Head of School for Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org. This posting will remain until the position is filled. Please, no phone calls.