Salary is negotiable, with years of experience and educational level considerations. Credit for full-time teaching experience is one-year credit for one-year teaching, etc.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: MS SS
Title: Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Reports To: Head of Middle School
Full Time, 10-month position
All Saints’ Episcopal Day School in Phoenix seeks an experienced and talented middle school social studies educator to begin in August 2023. We are looking for a candidate with a strong history background and experience teaching social studies. We value candidates who are passionate about middle school, have a love for history, and are innovative and knowledgeable about how to make history come alive both in and out of the classroom. Successful candidates can facilitate learning by recognizing individual needs and helping students develop a love of learning.
We place a high value on community and seek candidates with excellent interpersonal skills who work well with students, colleagues, and parents. This full-time position will teach four sections of middle school social students and advise a group of 10–12 students, as well as the other responsibilities of being an independent school educator.
Innovation and Leadership
Commit to expertise and growth in discipline content and methodology
Engage in regular, meaningful dialogue with colleagues around best practices and professional growth
Curriculum and Program
Maintain a positive, structured, and student-centered academic environment that supports diverse learners and focuses on individualized growth. Classroom environment has an atmosphere of trust, consistency, and respect.
Utilize and develop learning outcomes for specified curriculum. Maintain strong standards that focus on teaching meaning and relevance.
Integrate and use technology to enhance student learning and achievement.
Plan instructional activities in collaboration with grade-level colleagues and attend weekly collaborative planning meetings.
Demonstrate a passion for subject content, skill mastery, and foster a love of learning.
Student and Team Student Support
Serve as an advisor to 10–12 students
Plan activities in collaboration with grade-level advisory team and attend regular collaborative planning meetings
Provide before-school or after-school assistance to students as needed
Understand and implement Student Success Plans with the support of our Learning Support Services Department
Build and maintain ongoing, respectful, and proactive communication with parents; schedule meetings as necessary with parents to address concerns
Participate in field trips and other curriculum-enhancing activities, including field trips which may consist of overnight class trips
Fulfill student supervision duties as assigned
Prepare grade reports, progress reports, attendance reports, and other such reports promptly and in accordance with school policy or at the request of the division head
Execute all duties promptly, attend meetings (during and after school), and participate in committees as directed by the Head of Middle School or Head of School
Facilitate student clubs before, during, and/or after school as needed
Participate in All Saints’ community activities outside of school hours
Mission and Culture
Promote and maintain a collegial, educational environment throughout the campus
Collaborate effectively with colleagues and administration following the expectations stated in the All Saints’ Faculty/Staff Norms
Abide by the spirit and policies in the Employee Handbook
Uphold the spirit and guidelines of The All Saints’ Way
Bachelor’s degree in education, history, geography, or other related field; Master’s degree preferred
Education, training, and/or experience in student engagement and differentiation
Successful experience teaching social studies to Middle School students
Ability to integrate technology to transform instruction and student learning
Creativity, passion for the subject matter, and a positive attitude
An appreciation for and an understanding of the social, emotional, educational, and developmental needs of learners ages 10–14
Application Process and Materials
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, a statement of educational philosophy, and at least three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only complete application packages will be considered. Consideration of all candidates will take place until an offer is made and accepted.
All Saints' Episcopal Day School in Phoenix, Arizona, is a parish-affiliated pre-k through eighth-grade coeducational institution enrolling approximately 535 students. Situated 10 minutes from downtown in the north-central area of Phoenix, the campus is in an attractive residential area along beautiful tree-shaded streets. The 16-acre campus is shared with All Saints’ Episcopal Church. All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is open and inclusive of all religious traditions and embraces diversity as a value to be sought, including in its employment practices.
All Saints’ is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest and holds membership in the National Association of Independent Schools, the Arizona Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Episcopal Schools, and the Southwestern Association of Episcopal Schools. All Saints’ Episcopal Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.