Social Studies/ Language Arts Teacher

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St. Michael’s School, an Episcopal K-8 program, is seeking a middle school Social Studies/ Language Arts Teacher to join our faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The Social Studies/ Language Arts teacher will be part of a teaching team for instruction in the 6th grade. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic teacher to join our community, working with engaging students within a rigorous academic program. Successful candidates should demonstrate an engaging teaching style, flexibility, a cooperative spirit, and the ability to create and promote a collaborative learning environment. Our faith-based community is inclusive and celebrates the diversity that creates a rich, character based learning environment.

Key Responsibilities will include teaching a minimum of four sections of Social Studies and Language Arts that includes literature studies, grammar, and writing skills. In addition, there are opportunities to teach elective courses. All Middle School faculty serve as advisors to a small group of students, participating in outdoor field trips that may include some overnight travel, extensive walking or hiking, as well as attending faculty and community meetings and events. The job does require long periods of standing and movement around the classroom. The faculty at St. Michael’s are collaborative team players, working together to support students while helping them reach success. Teachers also foster strong partnerships with parents and positive communication is important.

The ideal candidate will have a B.A. degree in English, Language Arts or Humanities with teaching certification. In addition, having the ability to teach social studies in an engaging and creative way is desired. A strong background in teaching middle school language arts, creative writing and research with two or more years teaching experience is preferable. Familiarity with the use of technology as a teaching tool is strongly preferred. An understanding of the developmental needs of middle school students is a plus. Additionally, candidates should be able to demonstrate an engaging teaching style, the ability to build partnerships with parents, colleagues and students, as well as the ability to create and promote an inclusive and positive learning environment.

How to Apply:
In order to apply for a teaching position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Tracy Holsinger, Administrative Coordinator, at tholsinger@stmichael.net or deliver the materials to St. Michael’s School, 602 N. Wilmot, Tucson, Arizona 85711.

St. Michael’s School is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, religion, or disability in its employment policies or school programs.