Immediate Need for a High School Social Studies Teacher
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Benefits include progressive health, dental and vision care plans with built-in rewards. Life insurance up to one year’s salary. Retirement match and tuition remission for dependents 70%. Free extended day care for dependents until 6pm. Paid paternity, maternity, and medical emergency leave. Daily free lunch and parking.
Walden School, a small, independent, student-centered school, is looking for our next High School Social Studies teacher and student advisor. This position is tasked with implementing a hands-on, project-based social studies program that focuses on 21st-century pedagogy. Teaching responsibilities will include Early World History, Modern World History, Geography, and social studies electives. As an advisor, this position will implement an advisory program that is based on social/emotional lessons and growth. Candidates should feel mentoring students is equally as important as teaching content. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Pam Zipper, 7th-12th Grade Director.
Ideal candidates will have a master’s degree in education or a related field, two years of experience teaching in a classroom setting, and a willingness to participate in extracurricular activities. Walden is a diverse community that draws students and families with a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates who have experience with diverse populations are especially encouraged to apply.
Walden School is an independent K-12 school offering an academically rigorous and student-centered college preparatory curriculum. Walden is a vibrant learning community that inspires students to think critically and creatively, encourages and supports risk-taking in the classroom, and emphasizes the importance of intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning. Our responsive, dedicated, and compassionate teachers create a classroom environment that leads students to discover and develop their passions and provides them with the tools required to be successful in today’s complex, global society.