Sugar Bowl Academy seeks a humanities teacher with the training and expertise to teach a range of social science and English classes to student-athletes of all ages. Candidates with expertise in one department but not the other are welcome to apply.
Teachers at SBA report to the Dean of Academics and Student-athlete Development. This is a full-time exempt, year-round position working primarily on-site at the Sugar Bowl Academy campus.
ACADEMIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Demonstrate deep content knowledge in the humanities and understanding across grade levels and content strands;
Adjust learning plans to accommodate and support learning on the road;
Present curriculum that balances content mastery and conceptual understanding;
Develop creative formative and summative assessments and experiences to evaluate student learning;
Create and scaffold rigorous, higher-level thinking tasks that emphasize critical thinking;
Provide opportunities for student self-assessment and engagement in the learning process;
Develop familiarity with and competency in current pedagogical theory and practice;
Exhibit a passion to teach and learn from young people and colleagues.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
A B.A. in English, history, or a related field in the humanities required. A Master’s degree in teaching or fields in the humanities and/or prior teaching experience preferred.
Proficiency with the Google Suite of products required.
The ideal candidate works collaboratively with colleagues and places the best interest of our student-athletes at the heart of the classroom experience.
The ideal candidate for this position is one who has experience and interest in differentiated instruction and project-based learning.
The ideal candidate possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills with students, teachers, parents, and administrators.
The ideal candidate demonstrates initiative, is conscientious, and provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility.
The ideal candidate deeply understands and supports student-athletes’ passion for their sports and SBSTA’s mission.
Must be able to live and work in a high altitude, mountain environment with frequent, heavy storms disrupting day-to-day operations--and have the sense of humor, creativity, and flexibility to be effective in that environment.
Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible work environment.
Must be able to travel domestically and internationally utilizing various transportation methods.