Middle School History Teacher

  • Charlotte Latin School
  • Charlotte
  • Jan 12, 2023
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Charlotte Latin School seeks an engaging, full-time Middle School History and Social Sciences teacher to begin in the 2023-2024 school year. This role is responsible for developing, implementing, assessing and modifying, as necessary, a dynamic History program that aligns with Charlotte Latin School’s mission, vision, and values.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with department members on pedagogy and curricular scope and sequence;

  • Use a variety of methods, materials, and techniques to teach multiple sections of Middle School History;

  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively interacting in meaningful learning experiences;

  • Communicate proactively and effectively with teaching partners, students, parents, and school administrators;

  • Evaluate student behavior and performance to ensure all students are fully engaged and learning;

  • Serve as middle school advisor to approximately 12 students;

  • Coach or assist in coaching a sport or sponsor an extracurricular activity, such as Student Council, service club, or Model UN;

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned by the Head of Middle School.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors degree in history, history education, or a related field is preferred;

  • Teaching experience, preferably in an independent school;

  • A passion for learning and the ability to motivate and inspire students;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

  • Strong initiative, classroom management, and organizational skills;

  • Personal traits appropriate for nurturing the growth of early adolescents - must be energetic, creative, flexible, patient, and have an inexhaustible sense of humor;

  • Commitment to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive school community.

Qualifications Desired:

  • Masters degree in history, education, or a related field;

  • Proven dedication to professional growth and purpose-driven practice;

  • Demonstrate capacity and desire to teach across multiple disciplines/subject areas;

  • Fluency in multiple student-centered instructional approaches;

  • Experience in and desire to build culture and community with both adults and students;

  • Proficient use of technology to support education;

  • Experience as an academic advisor;

  • A philosophical alignment with our core values and curriculum, which can be found on our website: www.charlottelatin.org including a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.