Social Studies Teacher
Notre Dame Academy, Hingham, Hingham, MA
High 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 7-12 Social Studies Teacher 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 Chairperson, the 7-12 Social Studies Teacher creates, develops, and implements thoughtful and rigorous middle and high school theology curricula that builds students’ critical thinking, problem solving, and logical reasoning skills and prepares them for an ever changing and diverse world. Students are educated and empowered in an academically challenging learning community that fosters a life-long love of learning, critical thinking, and open-mindedness in accordance with the mission of the School and the mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
Components of Responsibility
Pedagogy and Assessment
-Grades 7-12 Social Studies courses
– 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.
-Create and maintain an organized, functional, and safe learning environment.
-Create and uphold rules and procedures that optimize learning.
-Attend Social Studies Department Meetings.
-Support and participate in Social Studies Department events and initiatives.
-Pursue professional development training.
-Keep accurate records.
-Undergraduate and/or graduate degree in a related field (master’s degree preferred)
-Experience teaching at the high school level.
– Candidate should have or show demonstrated progress in working towards a Massachusetts teaching license
*Notre Dame Academy seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.