Secondary Social Studies Teacher
IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL •Southwest / Boise •Social Studies: General •Secondary •Full Time •Posted 7M ago
About this job
IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL
1220 5th St N, Nampa, ID 83687
The Executive Director invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of: Secondary Social Studies Teacher
Required Application Process - Submit a current resume and application at https://www.idahoartscharter.org/our_school/employment
About Us - Idaho Arts Charter School is an independent school district with two campuses located within two miles of each other. We serve over 1,200 students in grades K-12, with nearly 40% of our students qualifying for free/reduced lunch.
Our Mission and Purpose Statement - IACS will provide a community which emphasizes positive personal habits and attitudes, including a healthy lifestyle, integrity, empathy, and courtesy for others, respect for differences among people and cultures, and academic honesty.
Job Title: Secondary Social Studies Teacher
Location: Nampa, ID
Salary: Aligned to the Idaho State Dept of Education Career Ladder
2023-2024 School Year Work Contract: 187 Days
Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
The Social Studies Teacher will develop students' skills and competence in history, government, economics, geography, humanities, and current events. The Social Studies Teacher will develop, select, and modify instructional plans and materials, and present them using arts integrated instructional techniques.
*Current Idaho teaching certificate with appropriate endorsements or applicable four year degree and/or industry experience
*Strong verbal and oral communication skills
*Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
*Attention to detail, prioritization skills, and time management
*Positive, kind, creative, communicative, selfless, humble, and wants to be part of making the lives of children, while at school, extraordinarily fantastic!
*Valid Idaho identification
*Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
*Develops and administers social studies curriculum consistent with school district goals and objectives
*Promotes a classroom environment that is safe and conducive to individualized and small group instruction and student learning
*Designs learning activities to demonstrate the application of social studies to everyday existence and problem solving
*Conducts ongoing assessment of student learning and progress, and modifies instructional methods to fit individual student's needs, including students with special needs; conducts individual and small group instruction as needed
*Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings, or by conducting research
*Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents
*Ensures that student conduct conforms to the school's standards and school district policies, and establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom
*Coordinates with other professional staff members and participates in faculty meetings and committees
*Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal as designated by the Executive Director
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.