Middle School Humanities Teacher
Shady Hill School
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Salary: Negotiable
Date Posted: 4/12/2019
Job ID: 47092
Position/Title: Middle School Humanities Teacher
Employer: Shady Hill School
Category: Teaching
Type: Humanities
Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Specific Responsibilities:
• Teach the grade-level assigned Central Subject (see attached document for further descriptions of each grade’s Central Subject)
o Grade V: Ancient and Modern China
o Grade VI: Africa
o Grade VII: The Early American Experience
o Grade VIII: The United States and Immigration
• Monitor the social, emotional and academic lives of early adolescent students
• Communicate about student progress, write reports, hold parent conferences, and meet with administrators and other faculty to support the needs of individuals
• Work collaboratively with grade level team and other members of the Central Subject department to shape and refine the curriculum
• Document curriculum using curriculum mapping software
• Serve as a full community member by attending weekly faculty meetings, sitting on committees, participating in admissions activities and covering duties and other routine faculty responsibilities
• Athletics coaching is strongly encouraged and coaching outside of the school day provides additional compensation
• Willingness to support and participate in the teacher training program.

Minimum Degree: Ed. M
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years

• Masters degree or equivalent preferred and prior teaching experience with middle school students
• Strong background in middle school curriculum design, including a project-based approach
• Familiarity with an integrated, thematic studies approach
• Effective, timely and professional communication skills
• Employs multicultural and anti-bias teaching strategies that reflect cultural competence
• Uses multicultural materials and resources
• Engages in professional development to enhance inclusive teaching and leadership practices. The school offers extensive professional development opportunities, including faculty summer study and travel grants.
Application Notes:
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Finalists will be expected to teach a demonstration lesson and to provide a writing sample and college transcripts.

Salary for faculty is determined according to a step scale based on experience.

Please send pdf including a cover letter and resume to: apply@shs.org. Please be sure to include, “Middle School Gradehead” in the subject line of the email.

For a description of the school, refer to: www.shs.org. Shady Hill offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance plans, a school-matched retirement plan and paid time off.

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Allison Godlewski