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History-Long Term Substitute
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Newton Public Schools | Newton, MA
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Job Description

Department: History and Social Sciences Job Title: History/Social Studies Teacher FLSA Status:

(Exempt/Non-exempt) Exempt; Unit A Reports to: Department Chair general description (1-3 lines describing role): Full time history/social studies teachers at Newton North or Newton South teach four classes. Often positions are posted before we know precisely what courses the new hire(s) will teach; strong candidates will be flexible in this regard. We teach world history in 9th and 10th grades, and U.S. history in 11th grades. We teach a wide variety of electives in 12th grade. Qualifications:


* Bachelor's Degree
* Appropriate DESE teaching license
* Ability to handle multitude of varying and complex issues
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Computer experience


* Master's Degree in history or a related field, OR significant post-graduate coursework in history as part of a Master's degree in an unrelated field.
* Experience teaching high school history/social studies.

Long Term Substitute: 8/28/19-1/17/20

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES (not limited to):

.Prepare and deliver instructional lessons with clear and measurable outcomes.

* Use a wide variety of teaching techniques to support student learning.
* Design and demonstrate differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.
* Implement accommodations and curricular modifications as specified in educational plans (IEPs) and as needed to meet the learning needs of students.
* Use a variety of formal and informal assessments to accurately measure student progress toward and to modify further instruction.
* Use a computer and other technology to support student learning in and out of the classroom.
* Provide students with support (remediation and enrichment) using a variety of strategies.
* Collaborate with colleagues on curriculum, lesson and assessment design.
* Participate actively in faculty, department and team meetings.
* Set professional development goals, develop professional development plans, and participate in professional development activities that improve teaching practice.
* Communicate effectively with students, colleagues, parents, and the community.
* Consistent and on-time attendance is required for supervision and instruction of the students.
* Responsible for implementing "other job related duties" as needed.


Work Environment:

Work is generally performed in a school environment during the school day, however there may be occasions for afterschool meetings (ex: Back to School Night). Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function. Rarely absent or late unless the situation is of an emergency nature.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the teacher is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear. The teacher is regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel. The teacher is occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Must have sufficient mobility to navigate within a large school building.

Date Updated: March 2014

Newton Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Newton Public Schools ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other class as protected by law. The Newton Public Schools places a high value on diversity and active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and staff. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the district human resources office.