High School U.S. History Honors & Advanced Placement U.S. History Instructor

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Job Description:

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, a publicly-funded K-12 laboratory school affiliated with the College of Education at the University of Florida, seeks nominations and applications for the position of High School U.S. History Honors and Advanced Placement U.S. History Instructor.  This is a full-time, instructional position that reports to the Principal of P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School.  

P.K. Yonge’s curriculum is being transformed to support the learning success of every student.  P.K. Yonge students are issued a Chromebook at the beginning of each school year as a personal learning device and course support is provided through Canvas and Google Classroom.  The high school U.S. History instructor will have opportunities to collaborate with the 11th grade instructor of English/Language Arts to design and deliver interdisciplinary units organized around a driving question.  The ideal candidate would have high school American History teaching experience and recent training in educational technology and/or experience as an online learner. P.K. Yonge Instructors are expected to leverage technology to support student learning.  As faculty members of a developmental research school, PKY teachers partner with university researchers and PKY teaching colleagues to design and test innovations in response to contemporary educational challenges.  As a teacher in a laboratory school, interested candidates should be comfortable with both scheduled and unscheduled observers and visitors.  Candidates should also have an interest in teacher education.  

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

1) Florida teaching certification (6-12 Social Studies); (2) 3+ years of teaching experience (high school teaching experience preferred);  (3) excellent oral and written communication skills; and (4) demonstrated commitment to diversity and effective strategies for motivating and teaching students with differing abilities from a variety of backgrounds  

Preferred Qualifications:

(1) a degree in social studies education (graduate degree preferred)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a résumé/CV, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation.

This requisition will be for multiple positions.

This position is open until filled.  Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

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