Social Studies Teacher: Grade 7 and 8
St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA
Social Studies Teacher: Grades 7 and 8
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 7 and 8 for the 2022-2023 school year. Grades 7 and 8 social studies faculty are part of an interdisciplinary team, and teach two sections of grade 7 and two sections of grade 8. The grades 7 and 8 social studies curriculum is thematically based and includes units on classical and modern civics, constitutional government, and case studies on civil and human rights. Faculty also serve as advisors to a group of grade 7 or grade 8 students. The Middle School program of study can be found here on our school website.
We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated effectiveness in interdisciplinary teaching and using technology as a vehicle for learning gains. The grade 7 theme is serve, focusing on group dynamics and community building with a particular emphasis on servant leadership. In grade 8, the theme is appreciate, exploring multiculturalism and diversity with an emphasis on empathy and respect for human differences.
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 middle school or high school social studies (or applicable practicum experience).
- 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 Assistant Head of School for Human Resources Tracii Schaeublin at firstname.lastname@example.org. This posting will remain until the position is filled. Please, no phone calls.