History Teacher Job Opening
Santa Barbara Middle School
About Santa Barbara Middle School:
Founded in 1976, Santa Barbara Middle School is a co-educational school that offers students in grades 6-9 a profound educational experience combining Academics, Creative Arts & Sports, Outdoor Education, and Community Involvement. Serving approximately 165 students, our educational environment facilitates academic achievement, while also bolstering all aspects of a child’s well-being. We challenge students to develop life skills in all areas, with the stability of a safe and nurturing community. Leadership, self-advocacy, creative problem solving, compassion for others, and global awareness are just a few of the traits that distinguish our graduates. Working at Santa Barbara Middle School is a challenging yet rewarding career. After-hours and weekend events and participation in the school’s Outdoor Education program are integral and required aspects of this job.
Santa Barbara Middle School seeks candidates for the position of Middle School History Teacher.
Position Begins: August 1, 2021
Status: Full-time, Exempt, benefits
Department: Instructional, Middle School (grades 6-9)
Santa Barbara Middle School is looking for a history teacher to join our amazing 8th grade team. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate teaching professional to collaborate with and learn from experienced teachers.
Candidates should possess a bachelor's degree in history or a related field and have a current history single subject credential or a multiple subject credential. A master’s degree is preferred. Candidates should have experience teaching history, with experience in TCI’s History Alive! Curriculum preferred, or a willingness to learn, attend professional development workshops and immerse themselves in hands-on learning that is literacy based and promotes social action and civic engagement. Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, establish a supportive and engaging classroom environment, differentiate to meet the needs of all students and work collaboratively with colleagues and parents/guardians. All teachers are expected to participate in weekly staff/faculty meetings, weekly grade level meetings, professional development and in-service, and community events. Candidates will also take part in teaching electives and will actively participate in our outdoor education program. This includes, and is not limited to, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and camping.
Additionally, we seek a candidate who is passionate about working with young people. Candidates should support the mission of SBMS and be eager to join a community where collaboration is valued and where openness to growth is the norm. Candidates should model a growth mindset, maintain a sense of humor, and demonstrate a warm personality.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Teaching credential required.
Master’s degree preferred
How to Apply:
The position includes a salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and a list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org
by April 30, 2021.
Santa Barbara Middle School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Santa Barbara Middle School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid, hiring, and other school-administered programs.