Middle School Humanities and English Teacher

Rockville, Maryland
Commensurate with highest degree and prior years' teaching experience
Mar 08, 2020
Grade Level
Middle School
Job Type

Come join a committed, caring, talented faculty in delivering an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education. Together, we ensure a vibrant Jewish future through the growth of confident, compassionate thinkers who engage the world through Jewish values.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking candidates for the position of Middle School Humanities Teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The ideal candidate is a warm, creative, charismatic educator, who loves working with sixth graders and has  expertise in and passion for both literacy and social studies content. This position will work as a member of a collaborative team in the English and History departments. The ideal educator will continue to develop interdisciplinary curriculum, utilize project-based assessments, and best meet the needs of individual students through differentiated instruction. Leading candidates will  have a strong background in differentiated instruction and teaching executive functioning skills in the classroom as well as strong classroom management. Exemplary candidates will have a record of providing appropriate scaffolding and interventions targeting various academic and social-emotional skills, with a particular focus on reading and writing. Strong candidates have demonstrated success in partnering with learning support staff and parents in addition to integrating positive behavior management in neuro-diverse classrooms. The ideal candidate’s classroom is one that features a strong emphasis on student-centered learning to best develop critical thinking and analytical as well as creative writing skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching 6th grade humanities, an interdisciplinary English language arts and social studies curriculum;
  • Providing scaffolded, learning experiences to students targeted development of reading and writing skills;
  • Participating in team meetings to discuss student progress.

Qualifications include a minimum of a BA in English, History or secondary education (focus in social studies, English, history or humanities) or a related field. An MA degree is preferred. Candidates should have at least three years of successful teaching experience in collaborative working environments.

Qualified candidates may submit letter of interest and resume to www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code HU100.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.