Under the direction of the Head of Middle School and the History Department Chair, the Middle School History teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing lessons that cover both the content and skills of the middle school history curriculum. Qualified candidates will be able to create and provide an environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of adolescents to ensure success for each student as well as monitor and evaluate academic outcomes. All Cape Henry Collegiate teachers are expected to communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and the community in a manner that represents the mission and core values of the school.

Position Duties (include, but are not limited to)

  • Plan and implement lessons that meet the content and skills-related goals and objectives of the History curriculum.
  • Collaborate with colleagues around best practices in the middle school classroom.
  • Develop, select and modify instructional plans and materials to meet the needs of all students
  • Create a classroom environment that provides for student involvement in the learning process and enables each student to achieve learning objectives
  • Prepare for classes assigned, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of Division Head
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and in harmony with the goals, establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects, and the like to communicate these objectives to students
  • Maintain a safe, positive, and fair classroom environment for all students
  • Collaborate with the History Department and the Grade Level team to support both curricular goals as well as the social, emotional, and academic well-being of students
  • Make provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees as required for a part-time position
  • Perform other duties as required

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Minimum of 3 years teaching experience within the content area
  • Ability to plan and implement effective lessons to engage middle school students
  • Effective use of formative and summative evaluation to meet the needs of each student.
  • Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education
  • Ability to infuse technology into curriculum
  • Ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, students, parents and community
  • Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Candidates with a Master’s Degree and/or state teaching license will be given preferential treatment.


Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

The School’s mission is to know, value, and challenge each student. We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community. We seek to graduate independent thinkers and globally aware citizens.

Cape Henry Collegiate is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

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