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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Immediate opening for Fulltime Secondary History Teacher to inspire and facilitate learning, and provide direct educational instruction to youth assigned to the Department of Youth Services. Fall positions available. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from accredited College or University; Master’s degree desirable, Massachusetts teacher licensure in 8-12 History, experience working with...
Mackinaw City Schools is seeking a part time Physical Education teacher or Social Studies/History teacher. Interested candidates may send resume to: Mackinaw City Public Schools Jeffrey Curth, Superintendent 609 W. Central Avenue Mackinaw City, MI 49701....
The Albany Academies – AlbanyAcademy for Girls & The Albany Academy – practice a leadership model of education combining individual attention to students with project-based learning and demanding academics. We also combine single-gender education through the 10th grade with a co-educational program for juniors and seniors. For 200 years, the Academies have led the way in the Capital Region. We ar...
aspirepeople San Francisco, CA
History Teaching Job Cannock Temporary History Supply Teaching Role £105 to £135 per day, dependent on Teaching experience. Are you a qualified History supply teacher based in Cannock , looking for a long term supply role? Aspire People currently have a vacancy for a qualified History teacher for a Secondary school based in Cannock with an excellent reputation within the local area. The schoo...
Qualified Honor/AP US History/European teachers wanted asap. We have students who needs one-on-one help. Must have US History and/or European History teaching experience; Be able to spot students' weakness and find a solution to improve. High school teachers are welcome! High pay rate, excellent opportunity for qualified teachers who want to make extra $$$. Please send us your resume. Thanks!...
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...
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...
Connections Academy Gilbert, AZ, 85233
Company Summary: Connections Education is a leading, fully-accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual education solutions for students in grades K–12. Connections Education is committed to expanding quality education through technology and helping students achieve both academic and personal success. Since 2001, the company’s Connections Academy division has delivered individ...
State of Georgia Savannah, GA, 31401
Applicant must be proficient in all areas of History. Applicant must have a teaching certificate. Applicant must be of Christian faith. No Experience Required 16 Years Education Must Have Occupational License - teaching certificate Preferred Skills None Given Job Description Applicant will be responsible for teaching 4 History classes per day, Classes are very small, with approximately 5 to 1...
Marten Transport Las Vegas, NV
Building/DepartmentWestern HS Work SiteHISTORY 9-12TrackGradesDaysMonthsHours/DayRange/GradeFull Time or Part TimeDocuments Required at time of applicationOpen DateClosing 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. Live in one of the cros...
aspirepeople San Francisco, CA
History Teaching Job Nottingham Temporary History Supply Teaching Role £105 to £155 per day, dependent on Teaching experience. Are you a qualified History supply teacher based in Nottingham, looking for a long term supply role for October? Aspire People currently have a vacancy for a qualified History teacher for a Secondary school based in Nottingham with an excellent reputation within the l...
Meritas Family of Schools Houston, TX, 77020
The Village School located in west Houston in the energy corridor is seeking a High School History Teacher . Qualified applicants will be professional, courteous, and dedicated to providing outstanding customer service. A bachelor’s degree in related field of study is required. SKILL SET REQUIREMENT Comprehensive knowledge of curriculum and instruction within the appropriate content area and/or ...
Secondary History Teachers in West Sussex (Crawley, Horsham, Billingshurst, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead) History Teachers to begin in September Competitive Rates of Pay Are you an History Teacher seeking teaching work after the summer holidays? Hays is recruiting the best History teachers for new roles beginning in September, covering all of Sussex. We work with secondary schools that are l...
Secondary History Teachers in West Sussex (Chichester, Bognor Regis, Arundel, Littlehampton) History Teachers to begin in September Competitive Rates of Pay Are you an History Teacher seeking teaching work after the summer holidays? Hays is recruiting the best History teachers for new roles beginning in September, covering all of Sussex. We work with secondary schools that are looking to recru...
aspirepeople San Francisco, CA
History Teaching Job Nottingham History Teaching Role, Full time, Mat Cover £105 to £155 per day, dependent on Teaching experience. A position has become available for November 2014. You will be joining a fast developing and forward-thinking team of staff across the school. The position would suit either a newly qualified teacher seeking a first appointment within a forward thinking and we...
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...
Lemoore Union Elementary Lemoore, CA, 93245
LEMOORE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT Human Resource Division TEACHER Job Description JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the site administrator, provide instructional services to students. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Have obtained full State teacher certification that is applicable to the grade span (K-6, 7-8) and subject(s) taught or are enrolled in an approved intern program. Ho...
Antioch Unified Antioch, CA, 94531
Date Posted: 5/20/2014 Application Deadline: Until Filled Length of Work Year: 2014-2015 Contact: John Jimno 925-709-5206 Employment Type: Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Salary: $42,834-$74,036 (min/max incoming salary with credential) Job Description / Essential Elements: Additional Information: • Requirements for Applying • Links Related to this Job • Comments and Oth...
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools Los Angeles, CA, 90009
All interested candidates MUST submit all required documents with their complete application for consideration....
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...

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