Middle School Social Studies Teacher

  • Atlanta Academy
  • Atlanta Academy, Holcomb Woods Parkway, Roswell, GA, USA
  • Apr 05, 2024
Full time Teacher

Job Description

Atlanta Academy, a private Preschool-8th grade school, is located in Roswell, Georgia, and serves students in Dunwoody, Roswell, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs and more. Our mission is to give every student the individual attention they need to succeed.

Our unique academic environment is enhanced by the use of the most dynamic and effective methods of instruction. Through an interdisciplinary approach, students are encouraged to seek academic challenges, develop critical thinking skills, and apply new concepts as they strive to become responsible, impactful leaders of the future.

Our small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and involved parents help us to create a safe and supportive environment in which individual talents are developed and shared. High expectations for achievement, creativity, self-discipline, and social responsibility are the cornerstones of Atlanta Academy.

Title: Middle School Social Studies Teacher (6th-8th)

Reports To: Middle School Head

Status: 10-month, exempt employee

Hours: School year hours: Monday - Friday, 7:40 am - 4:00 pm

On days that you have morning carpool duty, faculty or department meeting, you need report to school by 7:30 am.

Attendance at school events may be required.

Purpose of Position:

This position is responsible for instructing students in an independent school environment. Creates lesson plans, administers praise and constructive criticism, instructs students on subjects within the curriculum outlined for the particular grade level, and creates a well-rounded, comprehensive instructional program. The teacher will be expected to collaborate on projects with teachers across the middle school.

Relationships:

The position will work closely with the administrative team, faculty, parents, and students to accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities noted below.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (this list represents highlights):

  • Lead the delivery and development of social studies curricula for students in Middle School
  • Integrate technology meaningfully in lessons and units of study
  • Assess children's progress and issue reports
  • Communicate proactively with families
  • Collaborate with Middle School colleagues on cross-disciplinary projects and curriculum alignment
  • Actively engage in the life of the school community

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

License/Certification:

  • Teaching Certification (Required)

Work Location: In person