Social Studies Teacher - Middle School (140K) Jobs in New York, United States

Earn a $140,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on 60 minutes for its revolutionary teacher salaries and its outstanding results. TEP aims to achieve educational equity for students from traditionally underserved communities by utilizing world-class teachers, while re-imagining the teaching profession as a place in which teachers prioritize their own growth - as pedagogical experts, intellectual seekers, and community leaders.Watch the video here to learn more about TEP's new Middle School facility, designed with community and equity at the forefront.About the RoleTEP Social Studies Teachers guide our students to be detectives of history. What clues have Native Americans, Egyptian Kings, American Patriots, or African American freedom fighters left behind to help us figure out the most reliable story of what happened? Our 5th graders put on their detective hats and are introduced to historian skills, map skills, and using context to figure out the truth. 6th graders travel around the world and explore the social structures, geographies, and artifacts of ancient civilizations in India, Greece, and China. 7th and 8th graders argue over, analyze, and evaluate the causes and effects of various events and wars that shaped American history. Students are learning that history is not made up of just dates to memorize. History is something to be interpreted and evaluated based on the changing evidence we discover today.As a member of TEP’s Social Studies team, you will teach all students on your grade level one 45-minute block of social studies every day.RequirementsAbout YouMinimum of 3 years of lead teaching experience, at least 2 of which must have been in 4th through 9th grade classroomsDeeply aligned to TEP’s mission of providing a world-class education to historically under-resourced student communities

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