St. Martin's Episcopal School is currently seeking an Upper School Social Studies Teacher who is engaging, intellectually curious, and passionate about student learning that is innovative, collaborative, authentic, inclusive, and relevant.
St. Martin's Four-Dimensional (4-D) academic framework is one where traditional and modern knowledge areas intersect with one another as well as with 21c skills, character development, and meta-learning strategies.
This position is for the 2020-2021 academic school year.
The position requires a bachelor's degree in history, but an advanced degree is preferred.
Louisiana certification in Secondary Social Studies or provisional certificate preferred.
Candidates for this position base their practice on the belief that social studies: is inquiry driven is best examined through the lens of context and empathy involves interdisciplinary applications is composed of enduring understandings, concepts, and skills is critical to prepare students for college, career, and civic life.
As such, an ideal candidate would design opportunities for students to think like historians by asking relevant questions of the past uncovering cause and effect relationships using the past to make sense of the present discriminating between what has changed and what endures, identifying and analyzing significant turning points in history Relationships are vital to the culture of St. Martin's Upper School.
The ability to establish meaningful relationships within a school community is essential.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a letter of interest and resume to Angela Day at HR@stmsaints.com St. Martin's is actively working to create a diverse work community.
Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
St. Martin's School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
St. Martin's does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Location/Region: Metairie, LA (70003)