Middle Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher

  • Woodlawn School
  • Mooresville, NC, USA
  • Mar 19, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Do you want to inspire, lead authentically, and positively impact the lives of students? Woodlawn School is not your average school. Over the past twenty plus years, we have created a joyful learning environment where students are excited to come to school, motivated to learn, and passionate about making a positive impact in their community and the world. How did we create such an amazing school? By recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who love and put students first, are passionate about sharing their expertise, and willing to go above and beyond to provide the best educational environment. 


Woodlawn School is seeking an experienced full-time, inspiring and engaging educator for our growing middle school, to teach language arts and social studies (humanities model) , for the 2024-2025 school year. The ideal candidate is a curious, enthusiastic leader and collaborator that models lifelong learning, enjoys and understands the developmental trajectory of working with adolescents, and is passionate about teaching through a project-based learning approach . 


We are seeking candidates that enjoy differentiating instruction, and are interested in joining our project-based interdisciplinary team. The school seeks faculty members who are passionate about their respective areas of expertise, eager to collaborate with other teachers across disciplines, committed to ongoing professional development, and willing to contribute their talents and time to extra-curricular student programming and activities. 


The successful candidate will have:

*A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in education, english, history,  or a related field; Master’s in education preferred

*Understanding of the developmental needs of adolescents

*High degree of flexibility and collaboration 

*Interest in service learning, community building, emotional intelligence, and a passion to actively integrate ideas and curriculum

*Three years or more of classroom experience in education; preferred

*Experience creating and developing curriculum for middle or upper elementary school students

*Excellent written and oral communication skills

*Understanding of independent school culture

 To be considered, qualified candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and any other supporting documents such as letters of recommendation and certificates to [email protected]