Certified Teacher - Humanities Instructor
SC Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities
Tue Jun 08 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Fri Jul 30 2021 23:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Based on Education and Experience
How to Apply
Interested persons must complete a State Employment Application at . Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
In consultation with the Academic Department Chair and the Dean, the Humanities Instructor has full-time teaching, programming, and work responsibilities in the areas listed below. The full-time position includes collaborative work across multiple departments in the arts and academics, along with the primary instruction of the school-wide Humanities course and up to three sections of English.
• Design and implementation of curriculum and instruction of three year-long Humanities courses:
o Introduction to Humanities (sophomores)
o Humanities I (juniors)
o Humanities II (seniors)
• Design and implementation of up to three year-long sections of English. Specific courses vary but include:
o English 2/3 Honors (sophomores)
o English 3 Honors (juniors)
o English 4 Honors (junior and seniors)
• Collaborate with arts and academic faculty on interdisciplinary projects, and provide logistical support and assistance.
o Film studies
o Media arts
o Maker-space/project-based learning
• Guest artist programming: coordinate planning and programming for school-wide guest artists.
o liaison with art departments, production staff, and Foundation personnel
o design curriculum to deepen impact of guests
o work with Outreach to extend impact of guests
• Support Academic Department Chair with communications, class coverage during meetings and observations.
• Other duties as assigned, including internal communications, proctoring of standardized testing, study abroad or experiential learning coordinator, and service learning liaison.
Skills and Requirements
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
A bachelor’s degree with at least three (3) years of teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level; Must possess or have the qualifications to obtain South Carolina Teacher Certification. Recognized success as an educator, performer and scholar; demonstrated knowledge and interpersonal skills to teach high school students in a residential setting, who have strong artistic achievement and potential; and the ability to work with other arts educators and with diverse constituencies and cultures.
Master’s degree with at least 5 years teaching experience in the appropriate academic discipline at the secondary and/or post-secondary level.