High School History Teacher

Salem Academy Charter School
School Address: 
45 Congress St.
Salem, MA 01970
Job Type: 
Full Time
Start Date: 
August 14, 2019
Contact Name: 
Andrea Jacobs
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(978) 744-2105
Full Description: 

Salem Academy seeks teachers who believes that all young people, regardless of background, are entitled to an excellent, college-preparatory education. SACS is an integrated middle and high school, which are referred to as Lower School and Upper School respectively. Ideal candidates will have experience developing a classroom culture that is positive, respectful, and inclusive of all students. Candidates should be passionate about SACS’s mission and vision and have a proven track record of achieving academic success with a diverse student body.

Salem Academy seeks an excellent 10th grade history teacher who is committed to raising student achievement through an integration of rigorous college preparatory classes with service to the community.


  • Belief in the mission and vision of the school
  • Relentless commitment to raising the academic achievement of all students
  • Commitment to standards-based teaching and learning
  • Ability to provide a structured, orderly, safe, and respectful environment for students
  • Experience working with a diverse student body
  • Excitement about integrating academics with service work
  • Interest in working collaboratively to improve instruction for all students
  • Eagerness to be part of creating an innovative and rigorous middle and high school program
  • Possession of Massachusetts Teacher Certification or successful completion of the MTEL


  • Teaching 4 sections of high school level history
  • Aligning curricular standards with state guidelines
  • Collaborating with Special Ed. and ELD teachers to support students with diverse learning needs
  • Building and maintaining strong school culture centered on achievement
  • Implementing common academic and behavioral procedures to ensure a structured, respectful, and achievement-oriented school
  • Inputting academic and behavioral data on the school data management system
  • Monitoring and analyzing student progress through standards-based assessments
  • Advising students through daily Connections class
  • Planning and leading service learning projects
  • Hosting Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences three times per year and communicating regularly with families
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the success of the school mission
  • Participating in weekly professional development sessions (e.g., Curriculum Teams, workshops)
  • Participating in weekly Form Meetings (e.g., grade level teams)
Application Deadline: 
August 1, 2019