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High School Social Studies Teacher

Southern Lehigh School District

Position:  Anticipated Social Studies Teacher for 2022-2023 School Year

Classification: Contracted Position

FTE: Full-Time

Southern Lehigh School District is currently accepting applications for an anticipated Social Studies teacher. Located approximately 1 hour north of Philadelphia, Southern Lehigh is committed to educational excellence and dedicated to developing in each student a passion for creativity and learning. SLSD is a PA Public School serving approximately 3000 students in grades K-12 in five exceptional school buildings. 

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will teach courses in social studies, history, geography, American government, political science, or humanities to secondary students, utilizing courses adopted by the Board of Education and other appropriate learning activities. Instruct students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures of the school district. Develop a balanced social studies program involving factual background material, material on current events, discussion time, and other appropriate activities designed to encourage students to develop skills and attitudes, draw conclusions, achieve improved interpersonal relationships, and make value judgments based on scientific methods of inquiry. Develop knowledge of the purpose, structure, and operation of the American Governmental and economic system, and the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Make current material from the mass media available to students; plans and guides discussions of current problems against background of geographical environment and history of area being studied. Develop an understanding of the contributions of racial, religious, and political groups to American culture. Develop knowledge of political and economic systems of other nations and their influence on personal freedom, education, and living standards. Encourage students to become aware of the complexity and interrelations of local, state, national, and world problems.Must share in the District's mission to promote student success in a supportive positive school climate. Excellent communication, organizational and collaboration skills are required. Demonstrated ability to build relationships with students, staff, parents and the District-wide community are necessary. Experience teaching in a technology rich, 1:1 school environment is preferred. The successful candidates will work collaboratively with colleagues and District leadership to deliver highly engaging curricular experiences to students.

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Active and valid Social Studies 7-12 certificate issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • Must present acceptable PA State Police, Child Abuse, FBI Fingerprint clearances and PA Arrest/Conviction Report certification form. 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum experience teaching social studies in a public school is preferred.  

Application Process: Please apply online at www.slsd.org, Employment, Job Postings. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Application deadline: The posting may be closed or removed at any time.

NOTE: ALL application required fields must be completed in full to be considered.

Southern Lehigh School District shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification. This policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  For further information, contact: Title IX Officer, Southern Lehigh School District, 5775 Main Street, Center Valley, PA 18034.

Position: High School Social Studies Teacher
Organization: Southern Lehigh School District
Location: Center Valley,  PA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 8/22/2022
Date Posted: 6/23/2022
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Status: This listing expires on: 7/23/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Southern Lehigh School District
Address:
5775 Main Street

Center Valley,  PA 18034
United States
Email:
hoffmanc@slsd.org
Phone:
6102821030
Fax:
Contact:
Cheyanne Hoffman