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Elementary History Teacher job in Houston

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Texas (TX), Houston
Employer:  DIVERSITY in Ed
City:  Houston
State:  Texas (TX)
Zip Code:  77024

History teachers at the elementary level teach a broader range of topics known as ‘social studies' or ‘social science'. Coupled with current events, learning skills, technology and geography, history forms an integral part of the curriculum. Elementary teachers may:

·        Have an awareness of students' cognitive, emotional, social and physical development

·        Help students develop an understanding of responsible citizenship

·        Help students discuss diversity in local and global contexts

·        Develop students' understanding of human communities and their relationships

·        Develop students' foundational knowledge for more in-depth studies in geography, economics, law and history

·        Help students develop past societies and how they influence us today

·        Help students analyze how cultures have changed over time

·        Develop a ‘historical' mindset and line of inquiry for examining historical events

·        Help students voice informed opinions on community matters

·        Empower students to adopt leadership roles

·        Help students understand the importance of rules and laws over time and in the present

·        Help students develop an attitude of civic engagement

·        Empower students to work collaboratively

·        Teach students about basic human needs and work in society

·        Teach students about mapping basics and our nation's identity

·        Teach students about First visitors and First Nations people and the significance of national holidays

·        Teach students about ancient civilizations, colonization and economics

·        Teach students about general United States history

·        Teach students about political systems in ancient, historic, and modern times

·        Teach students about notable American achievements

·        Teach students about the organization of the American government and the electoral process

·        Teach students about the structure and function of local and state governmental organizations

·        Teach students about the evolution and influence of American culture decade-by-decade

·        Model initiative, resiliency, and patience for students, while maximizing student experience

·        Be reflective listeners and unbiased assessors of projects, tests, and assignments

·        Support the values mission of the school district and school

·        Commit to teaching students in their particular community, and empowering them to lead there

·        Help students see high academic goals as personally achievable

·        Pursue accredited and casual professional development on an ongoing basis

·        Proactively and reliably communicate with families about student progress

·        Enthusiastically promote instructional strategies and student rules

·        Praise students in meaningful ways related to their academic development and achievements

·        Develop positive and meaningful relationships with students and their families

·        Conduct all activities in a manner that practices professionalism

Job Category:  Elementary/Primary
Position type:  Any Job Type
School Type:  Urban Schools
Charter Schools
Suburban Schools
Rural Schools
Independent Schools
Subject:  Social Studies
Salary:  $50,000 - $74,999
Additional information:  DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT PARTNERS is committed to helping school employers who are fostering a learning environment where diversity is encouraged in recruiting and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of their students and surrounding population and to hiring the best employees of all backgrounds who will bring their unique talents and skills into their school system. Bilingual, multicultural and diverse teacher candidates are encouraged to apply.
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