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Integrative Studies- Middle School History Teacher


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/10/2020
School Name McGillis School, The
City, State Salt Lake City, UT 
Posted 02/13/2020

Integrative Studies - Middle School History

The McGillis School, an established, independent K-8 school in Salt Lake City, Utah has an opening for an Integrative Studies History teacher in the Middle School, beginning August of 2020.

In addition to a demonstrated capacity for best teaching practices, candidates should be collaborative, flexible, and generative in nature. The role also requires an educator keen to work closely on a progressive interdisciplinary team including science and English teaching colleagues. A willingness to learn about and create innovative, integrated curricula is essential.

In tandem with excellent teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to embrace fully and convey effectively the qualities described in McGillis’s Purpose-Mission-Values statement, Diversity statement, and Core Program statement.

The McGillis School is built on the premise that diversity, equity, and inclusion matter. We believe a diverse, inclusive community is essential to a rich educational experience, and we support each person in our community to reach their full potential. This support especially extends to our teaching faculty. We offer competitive pay and benefits and have a strong commitment for supporting the professional development of our employees. We encourage applicants who feel McGillis’s values resonate strongly with them to apply.

Integrative Studies Teacher Responsibilities:

? A minimum of four collaborative planning hours with Integrative Studies colleagues per week.

? Develop well-reasoned lesson plans and units in collaboration with colleagues.

? Differentiate instruction within a heterogeneous classroom.

? Manage a positive and structured classroom environment using responsive methods.

? Apply various effective assessment techniques.

? Communicate with parents and colleagues consistently -- may include email communication,phone calls, and face-to-face meetings.

? Monitor student safety at all times.

? Attend weekly faculty meetings.

? Engage in professional development opportunities, as well as in the professional growth model specific to The McGillis School.

? Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.

? Participate in co-curricular program opportunities specific to The McGillis School (FamilyGroup, Shabbat, Advisory, etc.)

? Participate in at least one Class Trip annually.

? Teach an elective class within our Explorations program.

? Serve as a Mentor to a grade-level cohort of 12-14 Middle School students.

If you are interested in joining a great learning environment with committed and caring colleagues, please submit a letter of interest and resumé to careers@mcgillisschool.org:

Laura VanTyne
The McGillis School
668 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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