Social Science Teacher
Quest Forward Academy (https://omaha.questforward.academy) is a new kind of high school located on the campus of Bellevue University at Lozier Professional Center in Northwest Omaha.Taking a student-centric, project-based, and skills-forward approach to learning, we seek to instill in our students the mindset, habits, and skills that will prepare them for success in future learning, in career, and in life itself.
We are seeking teachers who see themselves as mentors, dedicated to student personal growth, and who serve as joyful facilitators of student-driven inquiry. Quest Forward Academy seeks to innovate across the spectrum of learning from schedule, to calendar, to the nature of activity within the classroom. So if you are looking for an opportunity to work in an exciting, innovative learning environment characterized by small class sizes, a collaborative atmosphere, and an ongoing dialogue with your students as they develop academic and life skills please send a resume and a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position.
We are seeking a social science mentor for students in grades 9-12 who is able to teach Social Science at the high school and advanced-placement levels. The ideal candidate will have:
Teaching experience in grades 9-12
Experience in non-traditional classroom environments
Experience with project-based and problem-based learning
Facility and comfort with technology
Willingness to experiment and try new methods and approaches
Candidates with experience or training in more than one subject and an ability to teach in multiple subjects are highly desirable. Applicants should hold, or be able to obtain, a Nebraska teaching certificate. We are interested in both early career individuals looking to join something new and exciting and seasoned educators looking for something new.
The start date for this position will be August 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with experience, other content areas may be accepted, but Nebraska Teacher Certification is required. Possible signing bonus or moving expenses. Send a Cover Letter with Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Resume to Michael T. Brown, Director, firstname.lastname@example.org