Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Maryknoll School

Feb 27 2023
Job Description




Middle School Social Studies

REPORTS TO:  Middle/High School Division Head

EFFECTIVE DATE:  August 1, 2023




Who we are…

Maryknoll School is a Catholic, college-preparatory day school serving students in grades K-12. We are a nurturing and welcoming community that values academic excellence, lifelong learning, service to others, and the courage to imitate Jesus by word and example. Our academic model is based upon the following metaphor - school should help students establish their own landscape. At Maryknoll School, we want our students to create their own worlds filled with promise and potential. Our school motto is Noblesse Oblige, “To whom much is given, much is expected.”  To that end, we also encourage our students to foster a deep spiritual connection with God, one another and within their community. We believe that to be successful as an adult, students must have the skills to learn independently, communicate effectively, understand how to set and meet goals, use technology efficiently and be financially and economically literate. For further information about Maryknoll School, go to https://www.maryknollschool.org. 

What we need….

Maryknoll School is seeking a Middle School Social Studies teacher with an unwavering commitment to student growth and success. We are looking for teachers who prioritize building authentic connections through engaging assessments which provide opportunities to demonstrate mastery over time. 


The ideal candidate possesses some or all of the following characteristics:

  • A love of Social Studies in all its forms
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of teaching experience in public, charter, parochial, or independent school.
  • Demonstrated success in teaching Social Studies to students in grades 6-8 
  • Strongly believes that all students can, and should, enjoy a hands-on college-preparatory Social Studies curriculum
  • Thorough experience with C3 Framework Standards
  • Knowledge of effective differentiation and customization practices to support teaching students from diverse backgrounds, including learning differences
  • Interest in continuing professional development in Social Studies education
  • Interest in contributing to a school culture and community outside and beyond teaching
  • Enjoys working with students and colleagues in collaborative settings



  • Preparation of course materials, working from existing curricular frameworks, texts, and assessments
  • In-school tutoring and on-campus supervision duties during the school day
  • Willingness to participate in some aspect of the school's extracurricular life



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Master’s Degree with 3 to 5 years of experience in a school setting preferred.