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Middle/High School Social Studies Teacher

Middle/High School Social Studies Teacher

School: Cumberland Academy of Georgia
Available Position: Teacher

Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in serving the needs of children with high functioning Autism, Asperger’s, ADD, ADHD and other learning differences. Located in Sandy Springs, the mission of the academy is to provide a safe, supportive educational environment in partnership with faculty, staff, students, and parents. The Cumberland family embraces the uniqueness of every child by challenging and inspiring them to reach their full potential.

The middle/high school social studies teacher plans, organizes, and implements an appropriate instructional program for the English Language Arts curriculum that facilitates the growth of our students intellectually, emotionally, and socially. 

The applicant will possess the following qualities:

be an engaged learner, active team member, and collaborative decision maker
model flexible and adaptable behavior in classroom activities and experiences
understand and advocate for Cumberland’s Mission in all situation
be a clear communicator who possess excellent listening, verbal, and writing skills
be a relationship-builder, demonstrating personal flexibility and a sense of humor
be detailed-oriented and have strong organizational skills
be able to maintain confidentiality in all situations
The applicant will:

possess a Bachelor's degree
demonstrate passion for working with special needs children
The applicant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and experiences that facilitate active and meaningful learning
Collaborate with grade level partners to establish continuity with curriculum and grade level experiences
Provide regular feedback (written and verbal) to students and parents
Partner and communicate proactively and effectively with parents in formal and informal conferences, written reports, emails, and phone communications
Perform other duties as assigned
Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience.

Other Benefits: Small class sizes (6-10 students), 401K with match up to 10%, Friday workday ends at 2:30pm

Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Doug Long at doug.long 

Cumberland Academy of Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender identity, veteran status, sex, age, or sexual orientation in employment, admission of students, or in providing its services in any manner. Cumberland Academy of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact name: Doug Long
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