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History and Social Sciences Faculty

Thaden School

Thaden School

Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Job Details

Bentonville - Bentonville, AR

Role and Responsibilities

  • Teaching four sections of Upper School History and/or Social Sciences

  • Employing standards-based instructional and assessment practices

  • Serving on a grade-level team to support the socioemotional, academic, and intellectual development of students

  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and administrative members in integrating curricula through our Wheels, Reels, and Meals programs

  • Serving as an Advisor to a small group of students (includes academic coaching, facilitating conversations on social justice and cultural competency, and supporting the development of skills)

  • Sponsoring a student club and/or coaching an activity or sport

  • Supporting field learning and outdoor education trips

  • Participating in faculty meetings

  • Planning and facilitating Intensives (two week-long collaborative, hands-on, and interdisciplinary projects)

  • Working with the academic team to advise on curriculum development, educational technology, and other learning needs

  • Taking advantage of professional growth opportunities and presenting learning to the community

  • Supporting all school programs as needed

  • Additional duties as assigned

Skills, Qualifications, and Attributes

  • Experience teaching History and/or Social Sciences at the appropriate grade levels

  • Mastery in the subject matter (a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is required)

  • Experience partnering with other educators to create interdisciplinary learning experiences for students

  • Ability to communicate high expectations and standards for student learning

  • Understanding of and sensitivity to adolescent challenges

  • Ability to think broadly and creatively about student-centered learning

  • Commitment to providing detailed feedback on student work in a timely manner

  • Commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion

  • Ability to scope and sequence student learning experiences in collaboration with other faculty

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

Physical Requirements\

  • Job frequently requires standing, walking, and handling objects with hands

  • Job occasionally requires reaching, climbing, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Some work performed outside and may require exposure to changing weather conditions