7th Grade Humanities Teacher

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The Girls' Middle School

The Girls’ Middle School

Imagine a school where each day is alive with learning, creativity, and a spirit of adventure. The Girls’ Middle School is committed to progressive education and innovative programming, meeting the needs of a wide range of middle school girls. GMS educates girls during a pivotal time in their lives. Our project-based curriculum encourages creativity, problem solving, and independent thought. Attention to girls’ emotional and social growth develops self-knowledge and confidence as well as teamwork and leadership skills. The Girls’ Middle School encourages girls to spread their wings, take risks, and be self-reliant.

Learn more about GMS: www.girlsms.org

GMS celebrates different perspectives coming together in community. We are committed to broadening the diversity, in all dimensions, of our faculty and staff.

Teaching at GMS

  • Joyful, inclusive, and respectful community of students and adults
  • Passionate, mission-driven, and highly collaborative faculty
  • Autonomy in creating curriculum and learning experiences
  • Opportunities to create multi-faceted, interdisciplinary projects
  • Participation in field trips and outdoor education overnights
  • Advisory role
  • Professional development strongly encouraged and supported

Humanities at GMS

Humanities at GMS integrates Language Arts with Social Studies, an approach that develops in students an awareness of themselves, their community, and the world. The multicultural curriculum prepares young women to become powerful communicators, creative as well as critical thinkers, and positive contributors to a just and pluralistic society. The Humanities Department nurtures and supports creativity, growth, and expression, and students develop the ability to speak and write thoughtfully and fluently.

Humanities teachers work in grade level teams of two and plan and teach in tandem.

The 7th grade curriculum makes connections between American history and literature, placing emphasis on the relationships between race, identity and class. Students gain an understanding of our individual, political, and social rights and see how ideologies can shape the rights of individuals.

7th Grade Humanities Teaching Position

What we look for in a humanities teacher:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, History or other Humanities discipline – advanced degree and teaching experience a plus!
  • Inspiring, student-centered educator
  • Commitment to experiential, project-based learning, narrative assessment, and other progressive pedagogies
  • Eagerness to collaborate closely with teaching teams
  • Experience teaching an engaging and comprehensive writing curriculum
  • Delight in teaching middle school girls!

Interested Candidates: Send a resume and letter of interest to:

Laura Reeve, Assistant Head of School, employment@girlsms.org

To apply for this job email your details to lreeve@girlsms.org

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