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Teacher, Social Science in Catonsville, MD at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mount de Sales Academy located in Catonsville, MD has an opening for a Social Science teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The Social Science teacher plans, organizes, and implements the Mount de Sales Academy instructional program in a Catholic learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential. This position requires professional certification or pursuit of certification and knowledge of technology programs that support instruction and student recordkeeping. This is a full-time job during the school year and reports to the Vice Principal of Academics.   Application deadline: May 4, 2018.

Job Responsibilities:

TEACHING

  • Initiates, directs and evaluates learning
  • Implements the content and curriculum effectively
  • Stimulates convergent and divergent thinking
  • Fosters creativity
  • Encourages self-initiated learning and responsible self-direction
  • Guides students in applying knowledge and skills to new problem-solving situations
  • Inspires others by his/her own integrity and example
  • Is computer literate and encourages the use of technology

CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION

  • Creates a democratic classroom atmosphere
  • Permits cooperative planning involving students
  • Helps students become self-disciplined
  • Allows spontaneity
  • Attempts to meet the individual needs through individualized or small group instruction

PREPARATION OF MATERIALS

  • Prepares yearly course syllabi and course requirements
  • Duplicates materials, previews films and filmstrips, tapes, and records
  • Ensures that materials and AV equipment, etc. are readily available for class

PLANNING

  • Plans interesting and varied approaches for presenting content materials
  • Addresses multiple learning styles in lesson planning
  • Prepares questions for discussion
  • Correlates home assignments with lessons taught
  • Gears field trips to the age, interest, and needs of the students. Field trips are not required [maximum of one or two (1-2) per year]
  • Engages in long-range as well as weekly planning

Job Requirements

  • Holds a Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree from an accredited educational institution.
  • Certification in content area or working toward certification.
  • Successful teaching experience or have the qualities of becoming an excellent teacher.
  • Practicing Catholic (preferred)
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Possess skills and knowledge of technology resources.