9th Grade Social Studies Teacher

Middletown, DE 19709, US
Jun 18, 2018
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Position Summary: MOT Charter is a small school on a mission to provide a 21st century learning experience to

our students. MOT Charter teachers are passionate about learning and are an integral part of providing a first class

learning experience that maximizes students' intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, including the

ability to solve problems and contribute to their communities as enlightened and responsible citizens.

Planning and preparation

?h Proficient in high school Social Studies standards and aligning curriculum to the standards.

?h In collaboration with administrators and teachers, augment course content to meet student needs and

achieve MOT Charter School's academic goals.

?h Conversant in the learning standards from other disciplines to enhance cross content integration.

Instruction and Student Achievement

?h Conduct instruction using problem-solving and integration with other coursework to the extent possible.

?h Take ownership for student's academic progress and attendance.

?h Communicate high expectations and show an active interest in student achievement.

?h Establish and maintain a positive rapport with families.

?h Offer a variety of learning opportunities which support the development of student creativity, collaboration

and communication skills.

?h Utilize technology and online resources for instruction and communication.

?h Orient students to their course, communicate requirements and maintain accessibility to students.

?h Conduct conferences with students and parents (or other responsible adults).

?h Provide opportunities for enrichment/additional support for students.

?h Alert administrators to concerns about student performance and progress.

?h Maintain regular contact with students and families through e-school and classroom web pages.

?h Support students with the set-up and maintenance of their learning environment.

?h Support students through basic computer troubleshooting.

Professional Responsibilities

?h Collaborate with other faculty, students and parents in order to provide a positive experience for students.

?h Build community by contributing to school message boards, newsletters and participating in school events.

?h Serve as an advisor or coach to at least one student club, organization or athletic team.

?h Stay current in research relating to content and instruction.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

?h 2 years of teaching experience at the high school level and a Master's degree in Humanities, History, World

Cultures, Economics, teaching or related field the equivalent combination of education and

experience in a related field.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

?h Strong written/verbal communication skills

?h Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

?h Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook and in the use of a student information system

?h Ability to quickly learn new technologies and tools

Reports To: Principals High School Administrator

Job Posting Link: https://motcharter.com/jobs

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