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5th Grade History Teacher
St. Andrew's Episcopal School [MS]
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Salary: Based on Experience
Date Posted: 3/3/2023
Job ID: 69875
Position/Title: 5th Grade History Teacher
Employer: St. Andrew's Episcopal School [MS]
Department: History
Category / Heading #1: Teaching  History 5-8
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare engaging, age appropriate lessons that reflect extensive knowledge of the curriculum and student development and abilities.

  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods to meet the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.

  • Integrate meaningful and effective technology in the classroom.

  • Participate in the continuing development of an inquiry-based history curriculum that prepares students to be critical, independent thinkers.

  • Demonstrate strong classroom management.

  • Meet deadlines for reporting grades.

  • Monitor students’ progress, strengths, and weaknesses, and communicate these when necessary to parents/guardians and administrators.

  • Prepare substantive parent-teacher conference reports and written documentation on student progress.

  • Collaborate with colleagues across the middle school as well as the history department.

  • Serve as an advisor to a group of middle school students.

  • Attend and contribute in full, divisional, departmental, and team faculty meetings.

  • Take an active role in professional activities and attend relevant professional meetings and conferences.

  • Stay abreast of the latest advances in history education.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional school environment.  

Position Type:

This is a full-time position with teaching responsibilities from August – May.  As with any independent school, faculty should be ready to chaperone class trips, perform typical day-to-day duties such as lunch and carpool duties, and engage fully in all school events that develop the student.

Minimum Degree: BA
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 1-3 Years



  • Bachelor’s degree in history, history education, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • A minimum of three years teaching experience preferred.  

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of middle school history and pedagogy.

  • Knowledge of and experience with project-based learning preferred.

  • Represent the school in the larger community in a positive manner that reflects the values of the school.

  • Ability to interface and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, administrators, and parents/guardians.

  • High degree of cultural competency and demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

  • Professional written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Google Suite required.

Tuition Remission: Yes
Spend for Graduate Study: Yes
Relocation Assistance/Allowance: Yes
Support/Sponsor Work visas to overseas candidates: No
ON Campus Housing: No
OFF Campus Housing: No
Application Notes:
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Open Until Filled
Contact Info
Cassie Mendrop, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources