MS & US History Teacher
Birch Wathen Lenox School, The
New York, New York
Salary: Negotiable
Date Posted: 9/3/2020
Job ID: 52518
Position/Title: MS & US History Teacher
Employer: Birch Wathen Lenox School, The
Department: History
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  History
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Candidates for this position should be prepared to instruct one section of 8th grade U.S. History (covering American history since Reconstruction), two sections of 11th grade U.S. History (covering the pre-Columbian Americas through the present day), and a Constitutional Law elective for Juniors and Seniors. This will involve both in-person and remote teaching. Duties and Responsibilities: Teach one section of U.S. History 8, two sections of U.S. History 11, and one section of Constitutional Law (or an alternate senior elective), following the curriculum maps and lesson plans provided. Meet with other History faculty and the department chair throughout the year in order to prepare and gather materials. Make regular assessments of, and report regularly on, student achievement and progress using both formative and summative assessments through PowerSchool Learning, the school’s learning management system. This will also include maintaining a gradebook and calendar of assignments on the platform. Write narrative comments and interim reports. Meet with the Teaching and Learning Coordinator and assigned Mentor regularly to assess progress. Communicate and meet with parents, as necessary, to discuss the progress of their children. Be available for scheduled extra help at least one time per week. Attend Middle and Upper School faculty meetings. Additional Responsibilities May Include: Proctoring study halls and lunch duty. Supervising Upper School students during free periods. Monitoring hallways and stairwells.
Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 0-1 Years

Applicants should have a strong base in historical content knowledge relating to American history, as well as historical methods and writing skills instruction. Prior teaching experience is preferred. The Birch Wathen Lenox School is an employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, welcomes applications from all qualified educators.
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Contact Info
Contact: Lori Kennedy, Director of Middle School Curtis March, Director of Upper School