This posting is for secondary content, both middle and high school.
Position is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student an appreciation of American ideals and cultural heritage; that develops proficiency in the use of social studies inquiry skills and concepts; that motivates each pupil to understand and exercise the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of citizenship.
Must possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in education or a related field and meet the Virginia Department of Education licensure eligibility requirements to teach Social Studies. Must be eligible for, or in possession or an appropriate Virginia teaching license. Must possess ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, parents, and the public.
The Newport News Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).