LTS GRADE 6 SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER

Watertown Middle School

Watertown Public Schools

Watertown, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3426948
  • Application Deadline: January 26, 2021
  • Posted : January 12, 2021
  • Starting Date: March 29, 2021

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Watertown Middle School seeks a qualified educator to serve as a Long Term Substitute Geography/Ancient Civilizations Grade 6 Social Studies teacher approximately March 29, 2021 through the end of the 20/21 school year. The position requires maintaining a full teaching load, with attendant responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES)
  • We seek a collaborative teacher who inspires students and who works effectively and creatively with their grade 6 colleague in Social Studies and colleagues in other disciplines and support professionals.
  • Candidates should be passionate about teaching, have strong academic knowledge and facility with the Social Studies curriculum and be able to work well with middle school students.
  • Appropriate MA certification in middle school History/Social Studies required.
  • Candidate should possess both strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Candidate should fulfill the WMS mission of teaching students to communicate effectively and thoughtfully, justify their reasoning and to consider multiple perspectives.
  • The successful candidate will invest in the life of the school by participating in the advisory program, content support and/or enrichment, department meetings, and team meetings.
  • Demonstrated professional behavior, including discretion, judgment, and integrity as well as effective interaction with a diverse population of students and faculty, is essential.
  • All prospective employees must be able to clear the required background checks.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Social Studies: Geography
  • Location Description

    Mission
    The Watertown Middle School, in partnership with families and the community, provides a supportive and challenging learning environment where every student feels safe, respected, and valued. As a place for transition, the Middle School nurtures the development of self-esteem and the unique emotional, social, ethical and academic growth of each student. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Watertown Public Schools 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 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Donna Martin , Principal
    • 68 Waverley Avenue
    • Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

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