SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER
The Social Sciences Department seeks an individual who can facilitate meaningful learning experiences, supervise independent research projects for high school students and collaborate in the development of a unique and robust curriculum. Candidates will possess a strong record of teaching one or more of the social sciences, global studies, research skills, and media literacy. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to relate effectively to a wide range of people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
Key Teaching Responsibilities:
*12 teaching hours with additional 8 office hours for student meetings per week
*Develop curriculum – from course syllabi through unit plans with reference to relevant AP skills and learning objectives
*Create engaging class experiences, differentiated to meet learning needs of all students
*Evaluate learning and track student growth
*Use student achievement data to design future lessons
*Contribute to the growth of the Independent Research program and the Writing Center.
*Onboard the week before classes begin
*Chaperone week-long experiential learning trips inside and outside of China
Desired Qualifications, Experience and Interest
Master’s degree or doctorate in social studies related major.
Knowledge of project –based learning, research skills, learning platforms and technology that make content knowledge accessible to students.
Experience conducting formal research
Experience working with English Language Learners (ELL)
Interest in teaching and developing social studies curricula.
Compensation and Benefits:
Two-year initial contract, renewable
Competitive salary, based on commensurate experience
Sponsored and subsidized work visa
Yearly home-visit flights
International health coverage
Numerous in-house professional development opportunities and yearly stipend