High School Social Studies Teacher

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Position Details: 

High School Social Studies Teacher 2019-2020 School Year

Must be Michigan Teacher Certified and be Highly Qualified.


  • Duties and Responsibilities:                
    • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate learning for middle level students.                
    • Use relevant technology to support and differentiate instruction and engage students in the learning process.                    
    • Establish classroom structure that values positive relationships through intentional implementation of the district curriculum and support the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports system.            
    • Exhibit an ability to work within the Professional Learning Communities method of curriculum development.
    • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs.
    • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.


Additional Qualifications: Qualified candidate should skillfully demonstrate the following competencies:                                       

  • The strong desire and ability to build meaningful, caring relationships with students in order to exert academic press and influence.
  • The skill and willingness to leverage the ASCD Whole Child model to ensure that students’ social, emotional, nutritional and health needs are addressed.
  • The ability to collaboratively create and execute clear, logical instructional plans that produce strong results in student learning.
  • The ability to integrate 21st Century competencies such as technology literacy, collaboration, communication, critical thinking and problem solving, goal setting, ethical citizenship, and personal accountability in curriculum.
  • The capacity to rigorously create and sustain a well- orchestrated system of ongoing data collection and analysis to inform a continuously responsive and adaptive system of tiered instruction attentive to student’s specific academic needs.
  • The capacity to align curriculum, instruction and assessments while responding to individual needs of students.                                

Required Professional Qualification:                

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Education
  • Valid Michigan Teaching Certificate (RX endorsement)
  • Valid state licensing to meet Highly Qualified requirements


Apply in writing with a letter of interest, copies of certification, transcripts and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Dan Mesyar, Principal, Ludington High School, Ludington Area School District, 809 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington MI 49431 by 4PM Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Application materials should be submitted as one (1) PDF attachment to: dmesyar@lasd.net.


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