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Sixth Grade Humanities Teacher
|School Name||Oregon Episcopal School|
|City, State||Portland, OR|
Among the woodlands, wetlands and wildlife of the hills of Southwest Portland lies the unique educational experience that is Oregon Episcopal School. The school occupies a 59 acre campus where 870 students in Pre-K through 12th Grade share an excellent faculty, a college preparatory curriculum, and a strong sense of community. OES welcomes those who wish to engage in a vibrant, culturally diverse learning community.
Oregon Episcopal School seeks a skilled, professional, and culturally competent individual to be its sixth grade humanities teacher. The Middle School humanities teacher works closely with a partner teacher to develop and implement innovative curriculum for sixth grade students that integrates history and English skills and content into a cross-disciplinary class. A successful teacher in this position has the capacity to foster in students an enthusiasm for the exploration of ideas and concepts in a student-centered classroom. This role relies on someone who collaborates effectively with fellow teachers, members of the English and History and Social Studies Departments, and the Middle School faculty as a whole. The MS humanities teacher position consists of four classes of sixth grade humanities. Other full-time faculty responsibilities include being an adviser to a small group of sixth graders and occasional supervisory and chaperoning duties. As OES is dedicated to developing our Essential Competencies in all students, we are looking for candidates skilled in project-based learning who can guide students to learn through inquiry and discovery. This position reports directly to the MS division head. In addition to the qualifications detailed below, the successful candidate will be able to support the OES educational mission.
This is a full-time, academic year position that starts on August 19 and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, including 95 percent employer paid group medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee, 25 percent for dependents, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match, abundant professional development opportunities, and one excellent meal daily. Up to 50% tuition remission is available for up to two admissions eligible children. See the OES Benefits Guide for more information.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
COMPENSATION: OES Faculty Salary Scale based on degree and years of experience
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates should complete the OES Application here: https://fs18.formsite.com/OES_Form/0kfmvxclxo/index.html and attach cover letter and resume. Open until filled.
Oregon Episcopal School does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), disability, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or other legally protected