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Middle and High School Social Studies Teacher

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Category: High School Education
School: Sagemont Preparatory School
Location: Weston, FL
Date Opened: Apr 10, 2023
Job ID: 971

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Spring Education Group's K-12 Division includes nearly 75 schools, with programs spanning Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, and High School. Across all our K-12 schools, the common theme is our dedication to providing high-quality education and delivering superior educational outcomes through a variety of acclaimed pedagogical approaches. Our private elementary schools provide challenging academics, personalized attention for each student, and strong partnerships among parents, teachers, students, and staff. Our proven curricula and our caring community of educators are committed to delivering superior preschool through 12th grade education.

Middle and High School Social Studies Teacher

Sagemont Preparatory School inspires academic excellence through intellectual exploration, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Students are encouraged to take responsible risks and develop a deep understanding of social responsibility as active agents of change.

Social Studies Position Summary:

The Social Studies teacher will have the primary responsibility for planning, programming, and teaching middle school and high school Social Studies courses in alignment with the school's curricular objectives. The Social Studies teacher will be responsible for establishing a positive, encouraging, and appropriate relationship with students in which they are both held to high standards and supported in their attempts to meet them. A love of students and complete dedication to their success, combined with a passion for history, effective professional skills, a positive, team-centered personality, and a dedication to life-long learning are all necessary for teaching success at Sagemont Prep. Our future innovative educator must also be compassionate, patient, observant, detail-oriented, creative, have a sense of humor, and think outside the box.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implement instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Provide a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
  • Facilitate activities and projects that incorporate communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
  • Assist in assessing changing curricular needs and offers plans for improvement.
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Model professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and the community.
  • Participate in training and professional development
  • Dedicated to ensuring curriculum and assessments are rigorous and meaningful, with tailored formative assessments to provide frequent feedback on student comprehension.
  • Ability to monitor student progress and report information in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of encouraging students to be global citizens and active members of our local communities, linguistically and culturally.
  • Desire to continue professional development
  • Experience teaching Advanced Placement courses is preferred
  • Create an environment that fosters a growth mindset.
  • Strong proficiency in utilizing educational technology and Google Suite to enhance the learning environment
  • An ability and enthusiasm for promoting the school and its mission to a broad and diverse group of people.
  • Excellent work ethic, positive attitude, flexibility, and willingness to grow as an educator.

Essential Skills & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree required with FL Teacher Certification in subject area, Master's Degree a plus.
Teaching experience or experience in an education related field preferred.
Knowledge of school policies and procedures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to effectively train others; emphasis on excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to provide superior customer service with emphasis on communication.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to interact professionally and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to plan and organize work.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to be trained to use school designated Electronic Gradebook, Instructional software, etc.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In general, this position requires an individual to frequently walk, stand, sit, squat, stoop, reach, kneel, rise from the floor, twist, listen, read, write, and speak the English language. In addition, this position often requires an individual to carry, lift, use repetitive or fine hand movements, and occasionally push, pull, or bend. This position is regularly required to hear and use clear vision with or without correction.Spring Education Group, including, but not limited to SEG Inc., and their affiliates (collectively "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment and employees are provided equal employment opportunities, including in recruitment, hiring, and assignment, without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion and religious creed, sex (including pregnancy and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or familial status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment or discrimination.

Other details

  • Job Function: High School Education
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Travel Required: No
  • Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Start Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2023
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