History Teacher Jobs

History Teacher Overview

History Teachers generally work at the high school level to teach students about the history of either the United States or the world. History Teachers perform all of the usual duties of a high school teacher, including planning and teaching lessons, grading papers and preparing students to take standardized tests. They use their passion and enthusiasm for history to help their students memorize key historical facts and to analyze these facts with their critical thinking skills. Some History Teachers may also take their students on field trips to museums, centers or monuments to learn more about various historical events.

History Teacher Education Requirements


Like all high school teachers, History Teachers are required to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher. They may earn a general education degree with an emphasis in history, or they may obtain a history or social studies degree and then take additional classes in teaching methodology. All teachers are required to become licensed in their state. Employers may prefer applicants who have some job experience in a history- or teaching-related field. Some school districts may also want their teachers to work toward earning an advanced degree or to complete additional classes and certifications to keep their knowledge current. Teachers are generally required to have a background check and to become certified in CPR.

History Teacher Job Market


While there are not statistics available for the History Teacher job outlook specifically, the job outlook for high school teachers in general is 6 percent, which is slower than average compared to all other occupations. With recent budget cuts and a strong emphasis on reading and math skills, the job outlook for History Teachers may be slightly lower. Similar positions include Historians.

History Teacher Salary


On average, History Teachers earn $65,870 per year. This amount can vary depending on the number of years they have been teaching, the school district they teach for and the additional qualifications and certifications they may have earned.
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47 History Teacher jobs found on Monster.

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Yuma Union District Yuma, AZ, 85367
We are seeking excellent candidates who are Highly Qualified and appropriately certified in 9-12 History. This position is for School Year 2014 -2015. Application Procedure: Apply Online AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, handicap/disability, or national origin....
Alamogordo Public Schools Alamogordo, NM
Ability to work effectively with administrators, staff, students, and parent Ability to perform essential job functions and job task requirements and meet competencies determined for this position Ability to implement classroom management and lessons plans Application Procedure: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Position will not close before Oct 27, 2014. Apply online through www.nmreap.net by clicking on t...
Antioch Unified Antioch, CA, 94531
Date Posted: 10/17/2014 Application Deadline: Until Filled Length of Work Year: 2014-2015 Contact: Scott Bergerhouse Employment Type: Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: $44,565-$77,027 (min/max incoming salary with credential) Job Description / Essential Elements: Additional Information: • Requirements for Applying • Links Related to this Job • Comments and Other Inf...
protocoleducation Kent, OH
History Teacher required for maternity cover from half-term through to the end of term. Role requires experience in teaching at key stages 3, 4, and 5. The school is a well-regarded high-achieving and heavily over-subscribed school with a vibrant atmosphere. Protocol Education has a number of long term History roles in Bromley, Bexley, Medway, and Kent if this particular role is not suited to yo...
Academics Oxfordshire, VA
History Teacher - Experienced or NQT - Secondary School in Oxfordshire -January 2015 This brilliant school in Oxfordshire is requiring a charismatic History Teacher on long term basis. Are you a qualified History Teacher who would like the experience of working in a wonderful school in Oxford? History Teaching Job - January 2015 **Oxford **Newly Qualified or experienced History teacher ** Ou...
Organisation Description Reed Education Cambridge are working with secondary school in Suffolk thats in the heart of the community. They maintain a clear and consistent focus on the individual needs of each pupil, who have their own individual learning plan. This is drawn up between the learning coach, pupil and parent and provides clear targets for success, additional challenge and sensitive su...
New Designs Charter School Los Angeles, CA, 90009
Representative Duties: 1. Teach subject area according to state curriculum standards. 2. Work collaboratively with a team of four other faculty members. 3. Implement curriculum and deliver instruction in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of New Designs Charter School. 4. Participates in professional development and pursue further education in the academic discipline being taught. 5. F...
Marten Transport Las Vegas, NV
Building/DepartmentCram, Brian & Teri MS Work SiteHISTORY 7-8TrackGradesDaysMonthsHours/DayRange/GradeFull Time or Part TimeDocuments Required at time of applicationOpen Date08/08/2014 Closing DateJob AttachmentView Attachment Company Description:Teach Vegas! Clark County School District in beautiful Las Vegas, NV is seeking K-12 Teachers to join our team. Teach where you can make a difference. Li...
Edustaff Kent & Sussex Ltd South Kent, CT
Are you a History Teacher who would embrace the opportunity to take a full time, permanent post in a well respected East Kent Grammar School? Have you been graded as â??Goodâ? or â??Outstandingâ? in your classroom observations? Are you free to adopt the role from January 2015? *** History Teacher *** Eat Kent Grammar School *** Permanent post *** MPS/UPS plus TLR *** Successful, burgeonin...
TeacherActive La Fontaine, IN
TeacherActive is looking to recruit an NQT/QTS or Instructor of History to cover a temporary teaching job in a school in the North Somerset area immediately. My client is a well-established, forward thinking school, which maintains high educational standards and high standards of discipline. With outstanding facilities and an excellent reputation, this lovely school consistently achieves good GC...
HISTORY TEACHER JOB ASAP STAFFORDSHIRE TEACHER OF HISTORY An excellent School in Stafford is seeking a History teacher to join their successful teaching team. This is to start asap. The role will include teaching History to KS3-4 students, helping them acquire the knowledge and skills needed to achieve. The successful candidate will be required to work full time and provide a supportive pastor...
Academics Ltd Freer, TX
Are you a History Teacher seeking an exciting change and experience in London?This high performing mixed comprehensive School based in Seven Sisters, North London is looking for an experienced and committed teacher of History from January 2015.The school has an excellent reputation in the Borough for good academic achievement and a very successful sixth form. Overall, the student base is well beha...
Location: --Chelmsford Salary: GBP130 - GBP140 per day History Teacher Maternity Cover Essex MPS/UPS Hays Education are recruiting for a History teacher for a year's maternity cover contract, commencing from the beginning of October. This School is looking for a teacher who has a keen attention for detail and the ability to maintain excellent teaching standards. This position is suitable for...
Teacher of History, Croydon My client school is a thriving, 11-19 mixed comprehensive school who are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner. The successful candidate will have: Proven experience; An ability to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 & 5; The ability to promote effective teaching and learning; Enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work in a team; Excellent organisational skill...
The Education Network Birmingham, AL
History Teacher, QTS for Secondary School in South Birmingham. This is a nice school where students achieve at a good level. You must be able to demonstrate a significant level of achievement teaching History and be available to work 3 days per week. You will be able to demonstrate key lesson planning and implementation skills up to KS4 and have capacity to provide support as a Form Tutor. Ideal...
KIPP Bay Area Schools - San Francisco San Francisco, CA, 94118
Date Posted: 10/6/2014 Application Deadline: 1/15/2015 12:00 AM Pacific Length of Work Year: 2015-2016 Contact: Emily Roskey Employment Type: Full Time Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: DOE, benefits included Job Description / Essential Elements:...
Academics Oxfordshire, VA
History teacher required from January 2015 for a school located in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Are you a good to outstanding History Teacher enticed by the prospect of working in an excellent school with eager to learn children? Are you a teacher who holds UK QTS? History Teaching Jobs **Successful school in Oxfordshire **January 2015 **Long term supply Applications are welcome from teachers at a...
Hanover Community School Corporation Cedar Lake, IN, 46303
TEMPORARY POSITION Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Education - High School Social Studies/US History, with endorsements in Psychology/Sociology; Indiana Teacher's License per the Indiana Professional Standards Board and the Indiana Department of Education. Salary: Dependent on Education and Experience Job Duties: A temporary teaching position to instruct High School Social Studies at Ha...
Randolph Township Schools Randolph, NJ
High School - History Teacher - Long Term Substitute - 2014-2015 School Year Position Start Date: November 2014 New Jersey State Teacher of Social Studies Certificate required Interest and knowledge in World History preferred “Effective September 1, 2011, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. If you do not reside in New Jers...
Bonneville Joint School District No. 93 Idaho Falls, ID, 83405
Attachment(s): Middle School Teacher.doc Click job title (right) for complete job description: To be compliant with NCLB, all Idaho teachers of core academic subjects, including special education teachers, must additionally demonstrate subject matter competence in each core academic subjects taught. Core subjects include: Elementary Education English/Language Arts Math Science Foreign Langua...

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