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Middle School Faculty Social Studies Instructor

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Saint Andrew's School - Boca Raton, FL


About Saint Andrew’s School: Saint Andrew's School is an independent, co-educational school for grades PK-12, Saint Andrew's is both a day school and a boarding school, educating students from across the United States and throughout the world. As a college preparatory school in the Episcopal tradition, Saint Andrew's welcomes students of all faiths, customs, cultures, and beliefs. "Honor Above All," academic excellence and education in Mind, Body, and Spirit reflect Saint Andrew's experience. We are committed to educating the "whole child" while instilling a dedication to lifelong learning. 


Saint Andrew’s School employees are committed to the mission to provide educational excellence in an inclusive community, fostering lifelong learning and nurturing each individual in mind, body, and spirit in the Episcopal tradition. 


Position Summary: The ideal candidate will have experience teaching Social Studies at the middle school level, particularly with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP), and is familiar with World History and United States History across various time periods. This position will teach five sections of Middle School courses and will lead a Middle School advisory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implements inquiry-based instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences

  • Prepares course material such as syllabi, course overviews, unit plans, homework assignments, and assessments, ensuring completion of the curriculum

  • Provides students with ongoing and effective feedback about their work which includes group and peer critique, guided self evaluation and criterion based rubrics

  • Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction with guidance from the Department Chair

  • Maintains effective and timely record keeping procedures using educational technology

  • Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis

  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment

  • Uses effective classroom management techniques to ensure students are working in an environment conducive to learning

  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits, such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, and coordinating activities

  • Maintains expertise in subject matter through professional development

  • Stays current with technology advances and incorporates technology in the classroom

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor


  • Bachelor’s degree in History or related field

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) experience preferred

  • Demonstrated success teaching students in an independent school or a similar setting

  • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to work successfully with a team of educators

  • Experience integrating technology into teaching practices, including Google Suite for Education preferred

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Commitment to a growth mindset and continuous professional development

  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive work environment

Physical Demands:  Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, and for the majority of the work day. May be required to lift up to 25lbs.

Saint Andrew’s School is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, gender, race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability or handicap, genetic information, military status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirement of all federal, state, and local laws. 


Saint Andrew’s is a drug-free workplace. All employees must successfully maintain an acceptable Level II criminal background check.  Saint Andrew’s School may, in its discretion, modify or adjust the position to meet the school’s changing needs.