Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, Hingham, MA

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

 

Notre Dame Academy- Hingham, an all-female college prep high school educating young women in grades 7-12, is seeking a full time teacher for middle school social studies with high energy, a creative spirit, and a passion for empowering young women. Notre Dame Academy is a vibrant, Catholic learning community, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The Academy guides young women in their personal faith formation, challenges students to pursue academic excellence, and encourages social responsibility on behalf of global justice.

 

Under the supervision of the Social Studies Department Chair, the middle school social studies teacher creates, develops, and implements rigorous, social studies curricula that fosters the development of global perspectives, acknowledging the diversity of our world. Through research, reading, discussion, debate and classroom activities, the teacher encourages learning as an exercise whose goals are not only the development of self, but a call to community action for the betterment of the world. The teacher provides aligned instructional and assessment materials and offers support to students in numerous ways, such as through extra-help sessions, scaffolded learning materials, and tutorials. The teacher engages in professional development to strengthen pedagogy.

 

Components of Responsibility:

Pedagogy and Assessment

– Teach middle school social studies.

– Cover studies and lunch duties where needed.

– Implement meaningful and effective instructional methods, for high school and middle school.

– Align course curriculum and assessments with established NDA curriculum maps.

– Ensure frequent opportunities for formative and summative assessments.

– Provide extra help through meetings with students and through email communications.

– Integrate technology into pedagogy where necessary and beneficial.

 

Classroom Management

-Create and maintain an organized, functional, and safe learning environment.

-Create and uphold rules and procedures that optimize learning.

 

Administrative

-Attend Social Studies Department Meetings.

-Support and participate in Social Studies Department events and initiatives.

-Pursue professional development training.

-Keep accurate records.

 

Job Requirements:

-Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a related field (master’s degree preferred)

-Experience teaching at the middle school level.

-A Massachusetts DESE license for social studies grades 7-12.

Notre Dame Academy, Hingham

Hingham, MA
Middle School, High School
Day
Girls