History Instructor (World History and Honors World History)

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History Instructor (World History and Honors World History)

Houston Christian is accepting applications for the position of History Instructor  to begin in August 2021. This position reports to the History Department Chair and Principal and works in collaboration with other History teachers and faculty. This is a full-time, exempt position. This teacher will most likely be teaching World History and Honors World History to freshmen students. Experience in teaching different levels of high school History is desirable.  The specific teaching assignment will be determined according to department needs and flexibility of the department.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, History or other relevant areas.
Teacher certification or equivalent.
Classroom Experience.
Proficient in basic technology applications, electronic grade book and curricular software and hardware) (i.e. MS Word, Excel). Google Apps knowledge is beneficial(i.e. Google Drive, Google Docs, Gmail).
Excellent verbal, visual, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Represent the school in a positive light.
Committed to the mission and values of Houston Christian High School.

Qualified candidates must be skilled and have a passion to provide History instruction. Effective organizational and presentation skills are necessary. Candidates should also possess excellent communication skills, a willingness to mentor students and the ability to incorporate 21st Century Skills into the curriculum. The successful candidate will be energetic and creative and possess a vision for excellence in academics at the high school level, a strong work ethic, and a desire to achieve success. Contribution to the life of the school outside the classroom is expected. Occasional after school, evening or weekend hours will be necessary. Experience and willingness to coach an athletic sport is beneficial and could be compensated with a stipend.

Interested candidates may complete and submit the Houston Christian Professional Application with the Teacher philosophy questions, a cover letter, and resume to hr@houstonchristian.org. Instructions and the application are accessible from the  Careers page at www.houstonchristian.org.  Resumes are not reviewed without the complete HC application. 

While HC gives preference to members of the Christian faith, the School is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis [“protected class”] including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law except those exclusions specifically provided to Religious Organizations. The School is a Religious Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and accordingly reserves the right to employ persons who profess a Christian faith and have a philosophy of ministry similar to ours.

To apply for this job please visit www.houstonchristian.org.

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