Illinois Association for Gifted Children
The Avery Coonley School seeks to hire a dynamic and creative social studies teacher to assume duties beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. This full-time position includes teaching two sections each of seventh and eighth grade U.S. History, and serving as an advisor to 10-12 students. This teacher serves as coordinator for the annual 7th grade trip to Washington D.C. each spring. Responsibilities also include communicating student progress to parents (including parent conferences and completing end-of-trimester report cards), and being available to meet with students outside of class time for additional support. The candidate will be able to:
A Master’s degree and a minimum of two years of middle school or upper school teaching experience, preferably with bright and/or gifted students, are preferred.
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