Upper School Social Studies Teacher (January 2023)
Location: Potomac, Maryland
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Bullis School seeks a full-timeUpper School Social Studies Teacherfor the 2022-2023 academic year to contribute to our vibrant learning community. The position starts on January 3, 2023 through the end of the school year. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success as a high school Social Studies teacher and have collaborated with colleagues in lesson design and planning. This position involves teaching five classes which include one section of tenth-grade Global History and four sections of ninth-grade Human Geography. The current opening is for a temporary position with the possibility of transitioning to a full-time, permanent position for the 2023-24 academic year.
The Bullis Social Studies program provides students with opportunities to develop an in-depth understanding of their communities and the world, past and present, in order to become responsible and empathetic global citizens. Each course focuses on developing skills and competencies - content, critical thinking, research, writing, and presentation skills - that students should both be prepared to engage in during the course and demonstrate significant growth in or mastery of at the end of the course. Students build foundational skills and competencies in 9th grade and continue to develop and expand their content and skills each successive year. Additionally, students are expected to actively demonstrate Bullis’ Core Academic and Institutional Values throughout their coursework and participation
Bullis is a community that welcomes new people and ideas, embraces diversity, and shares a common vision of kindness, challenge, and reflective learning. Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.
Qualities of a Bullis Social Studies Teacher
An appreciation and respect for high school-aged students as learners and people, through challenging and joyful moments alike
Commitment and knowledge to work with, teach, and lead groups of diverse individuals in respectful, equitable, and inclusive ways
Good cheer, humor, and warmth, balanced by professionalism and sound judgment
An ability to create learning environments that encourage risk-taking and deep learning for students with a range of learning abilities using a variety of methods and technology
Detail-oriented, with the capacity to effectively and efficiently manage numerous small and large tasks
Use of reflection and feedback aimed at continued growth in the field of teaching and working with young people
Development and delivery of highly engaging, innovative lessons in course-aligned teams
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in History or relevant field (required)
Master’s Degree in History or relevant field (preferred)
Minimum of three years of teaching experience in secondary education (preferred)
Teaching certificates are not required
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume along with an application through the Bullis Career site. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidate materials immediately. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.
Bullis School is committed to staff diversity, equality, and continued professional growth. Bullis School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Bullis School complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Bullis School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades K-12 situated on a beautiful 102-acre campus in Potomac, MD, and is home to a full range of state-of-the-art facilities for learning, arts, discovery, and athletics. To learn more about teaching and learning at Bullis School please click here.