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Teacher - Social Studies (6-8) - 997014

Apply Now Job Number: 502620
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: USD Upper
Categories: Teaching - JK - 12

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Job Title: Teacher - Social Studies (6-8) - 997014
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience.
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides daily subject matter instruction to meet group and individualized student needs as assigned by the Director.

2. Record and maintain school, classroom, and students' information such as attendance, student files, referral information, progress reports, lesson plans, curriculum development, etc.

3. Attend and participate in departmental/division meetings, planning projects, activities, and school related evening and weekend programs.

4. Be responsible for the arrangement and storage of materials, equipment, and supplies. Observe, report, and take immediate action to ensure the prevention and elimination of safety hazards throughout the building and grounds. Prepare daily and weekly lesson plans in a manner that is responsive to school's philosophy; and in team or grade level planning.

5. Establish and maintain a positive learning environment that reflects the schools philosophy.

6. Refer students, when necessary, following school procedures.

7. Communicate with parents and professional staff on a regular basis.

8. Be responsible for following curriculum guidelines to include remediating, developing, and enriching computer based learning experiences.

9. Integrate technology into the teaching-learning process.

10. Maintain proper discipline and assist students in developing self-discipline and a sense of responsibility.

11. Establish a humanistic, systematic classroom code of conduct.

12. Participate in arrival/dismissal, playground, and lunchroom supervisory responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Arrange all field trips and resource visitors for their grade level with Director of Student Services.

2. Assist the administrative staff in gathering and compiling information for special reports and curriculum revisions.

3. Sponsor at least one extra-curricular activity for students, including special interest groups, clubs, organizations, class sponsorship, etc., as assigned by the Director.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Up to one (1) year experience in a related field
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Valid State of Florida Certification Certificate.

2. Master's Degree.

3. Three (3) years of successful experience in teaching.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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