Social Studies Teacher, Middle School, Part Time

NorthStar Academy

School Info:

Name:NorthStar Academy

Region:North America

Job Title: Social Studies Teacher

School Background

NorthStar is totally online with students all over the world working asynchronously. Students work at their pace, finishing a semester course within 26 weeks and a year long course within 52 weeks. NSA teacher/contractors must be content experts who are willing to author courses.

Job Summary/Objective

This social studies position is a part-time opportunity teaching a year long Social Studies 8 (US History) course as well as authoring the course in the 21-22 school year. Contractor/teachers grade all assignments, answer questions through email and a chat program, and meet at least once a semester with each individual student in our online classroom. Course authoring with NorthStar training will be involved in this position; authoring a course is a one-year project, approximately 6 hours per week; a mentor/coach and training are provided. The applicant must be knowledgeable of backwards design, standards-based teaching, biblical illumination, and good teaching pedagogy.

General Responsibilities

Contractor/teachers must have a desire to disciple students, and be dedicated to excellent academics while being personal and relational with students who are located world-wide.

Qualifications

The needed contractor/teacher must be a licensed educator through their state, Canada or ACSI. While NorthStar will train for our systems, the qualified candidate will be comfortable with technology and excited to learn new technology. Previous online teaching or learning experience is required. The contractor must have a love of middle grade students and social studies curriculum.

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