Lead Humanities Teacher – Franklin School

Organization: Franklin School

Date Posted: 4/16/2024

Closing Date: 8/31/2024

Lead Humanities Teacher – Full Time Franklin School – Jersey City, NJ

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Position Overview:

Franklin School, an innovative coeducational high school in Jersey City, NJ, is currently seeking a self-directed, experienced, and energetic High School Humanities Teacher to begin in August 2024 for the 24-25 academic school year.


  • Design and deliver high quality, student-centered learning experiences that are engaging and differentiated to meet the needs of the students.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to standardize assessments and curriculum.
  • Provide detailed feedback to students about their academic performance, along with strategies for improvement when necessary.
  • Utilize technology effectively to advance the educational process and engage students.
  • Adhere to the curricular requirements concerning source content and assessment.
  • Display a commitment to diversity and creating a culture of equity, inclusion, and belonging in approach to teaching and learning, as they are recognized and valued by Franklin Franklin faculty members are expected to share their expertise and passions related to both academic and non-academic areas, to enrich the school community through contributions to the skills, micro-courses, and electives programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree in history; Master’s degree in Education preferred.
  • At least two years of teaching experience Experience in AP coursework a plus.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • A record of success teaching to a range of learners
  • Experience with inquiry-based learning in Social Studies (preferably History)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively integrate technology into class lessons.
  • Willingness to engage with and learn from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences

Compensation: $60,000-$120,000/year

Commensurate with experience and education, we are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please let us know. Franklin School’s goal is to achieve and maintain equal employment opportunities. It is also the policy of Franklin School to maintain a work environment free from discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, marital status, or other status protected by federal or state law, with regards to any term or condition of employment.