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Windham Southeast Supervisory Union

Brattleboro , Vermont ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2901749
  • Application Deadline: March 23, 2018
  • Posted : March 7, 2018
  • Starting Date: August 1, 2018

Job Description

Brattleboro Union High School seeks a dynamic educator to serve as a Department Chair for our Social Studies Department. Brattleboro Union High School is a comprehensive high school with an enrollment of approximately 800 students located in southeastern Vermont. The Social Studies Department has a long history of student involvement in social and political issues. The Department Chair will provide leadership both within the eight person department and larger school community by working to develop and promote programs that are student centered, aligned to the Common Core and C3 framework for Social Studies Standards and offer multiple pathways for student success. In addition this person will offer direct support to all faculty, model best practices in their own classroom and be comfortable using diverse computer applications to collect, analyze, disseminate and discuss student assessment data. The Department Chair is responsible for developing and maintaining a department budget and a system of progress monitoring that provides ongoing feedback for staff to improve instruction. A working knowledge of C3 Social Studies Standards, as well as relevant common core State Standards and proficiency based graduation practices is preferred. The chair also works with the department to develop a continuous improvement plan based on our Core Values of respect, responsibility, relevance and community. The Department Chair will work closely with the assistant principal and reports directly to the principal. This position is 2/3 of a full time teaching assignment and the remainder of the day is devoted to working with staff and other department business.

Candidates for this position should hold a Vermont teaching license or be eligible for VT licensure. Five years of teaching experience and a master’s degree preferred. Position open until March 23, 2018.

Interested applicants should send resume, transcripts and three current letters of recommendation to:

Kathy Rouleau-Venice
Administrative Assistant
Brattleboro Union High School
131 Fairground Road
Brattleboro VT 05301

BUHS #6 is an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage qualified applicants who could add diversity
to our educational community.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: General
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Government
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: US History
    Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: World History
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Windham Southeast Supervisory Union is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 5 year s of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Kathy Rouleau , Administrative Assistant
    • 131 Fairground Road
    • Brattleboro, Vermont 05301
    • Phone: 802-451-3409
    • Fax: 802-451-3935
    • Email: click here

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