A JK-12 pluralistic school that engages students in an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education.

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Rockville, MD
Job Code: LA100

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 to fill the position of Middle School Social Studies Teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The ideal candidate is a warm, creative, charismatic educator with expertise in and passion for social studies content and experience teaching the skills of research, organization, writing, close reading and collaboration. The ideal candidate has a successful record of creating strong relationships with students, is deeply knowledgeable about the subject area, is creative and collaborative and has demonstrated success at and enjoys working as an active member of a team. The ideal candidate uses a project based learning and student-centered approach to develop critical thinking and meaningful historical understanding.

Responsibilities include:

●Teaching 7th grade and/or 8th grade Social Studies;

●Teaching a weekly advisory or other experiential education courses;

●Participating in team meetings to discuss student progress;

●Working collaboratively within the Upper School history department and middle school grade level teams.

Qualifications include a minimum of a BA in History, secondary education and/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 LA100.

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.