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...
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM, 87102
JOB STATUS: OPEN POSTING DATE: 10/30/2014 CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm POSTING NUMBER: 00017202 LOCATION: VOLCANO VISTA HS POSITION TITLE: TEACHER: US History/AP US History QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows: Bachelor’s degree Current New Mexico teaching certificate in specified field Cu...
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...
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...
Rewarding & Exciting Job Optimist Charter School In need of Teacher’s Assistant With BA in History Founded in 1906, Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services is among the largest non-profit behavioral health agencies in California. We provide comprehensive, culturally sensitive therapeutic services to at-risk adolescents, youth and families. Our main campus in Highland Park houses 97 boys, betwee...
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...
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...
Hillsdale Middle School El Cajon, CA, 92020
Multiple Subject Credential and an English learner authorization are required and must be attached. All documents must be submitted online via Edjoin.org. Please do not send copies via e-mail, fax, or U.S. mail. Attach only required documents, as listed "Documents."...
Meritas Family of Schools Houston, TX, 77020
The Village School located in the energy corridor of west Houston, is seeking a High School History Teacher . This assignment will begin in August 2015 . Qualified applicants will have demonstrated success teaching in a Blended Adaptive Learning environment, utilizing Project Based Learning and Outcome Curriculum Mapping. A bachelor’s degree in Education or related field of study is required. The...
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 Application Procedure: : OPEN UNTIL FILLED – will not close before Nov 27, 2014. Apply online through www.NMREAP.net by clicking on the Related Link below. Interested internal applicants must complet...
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM, 87102
JOB STATUS: OPEN POSTING DATE: 11/18/2014 CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm POSTING NUMBER: 00017324 LOCATION: ATRISCO HERITAGE ACADEMY POSITION TITLE: TEACHER: SOCIAL STUDIES (NM HISTORY) QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows: Bachelor’s degree Current New Mexico teaching certificate in specifie...
Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM, 87102
JOB STATUS: OPEN POSTING DATE: 11/17/2014 CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm POSTING NUMBER: 00017305 LOCATION: VOLCANO VISTA HS POSITION TITLE: TEACHER: NM HISTORY/CAREER ACADEMY PRACTICUM (CAP) QUALIFICATIONS: MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows: Bachelor’s degree Current New Mexico teaching certificate in sp...
History Teacher Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) is a non-profit charter school management organization designed to significantly increase college entrance and graduation rates for underserved students in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Our mission at PUC Schools is to develop and manage high quality charter schools in densely populated urban communities with overcrowded and low...
Kennewick School District Kennewick, WA, 99336
THIS POSITION IS BEING REPOSTED. IF YOU APPLIED WHEN THE POSITION WAS OPEN PREVIOUSLY, YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY AGAIN. YOUR APPLICATION WILL STILL BE CONSIDERED. POSITION: #HI3762 0.5 FTE Continuing Contract LOCATION: Highlands Middle School POSITION OPENS: July 23, 2014 POSITION CLOSES: August 1, 2014 or until filled PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO QUALIFIED HIGHLANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL ST...
Kennewick School District Kennewick, WA, 99336
THIS POSITION IS BEING REPOSTED. IF YOU APPLIED WHEN THE POSITION WAS OPEN PREVIOUSLY, YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY AGAIN. YOUR APPLICATION WILL STILL BE CONSIDERED. POSITION: #HI3721 1.0 FTE Continuing Contract for the 2014-2015 School Year LOCATION: Highlands Middle School POSITION OPENS: August 7, 2014 POSITION CLOSES: August 18, 2014 or until filled PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO QUAL...
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools Los Angeles, CA, 90009
All interested candidates MUST submit all required documents with their complete application for consideration....
North Plainfield School District North Plainfield, NJ, 07060
NORTH PLAINFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS POSITION: High School History Teacher QUALIFICATIONS: Dual Certification: N J Teacher of History Certification NJ Teacher of Students with Disabilities Certification Experience preferred SALARY: As per negotiated agreement CLOSING DATE: Until filled North Plainfield School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer...
Aspire Public Schools Oakland, CA, 94604
Provide a high quality instruction within a small school environment where every student is known and valued as an individual; uphold the mission and values of Aspire Public Schools and contribute to our goal that every student in California has access to a high quality public education. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: -Establish a culture of high expectations that includes the shared belief ...
Tucson Unified School District Tucson, AZ, 85704
Job Posting Printable Version Job Number 15-0693 Job Title Ex Ed Teacher - ED Self Contained English or History Grade/Subject Ex Ed ED Site Catalina Magnet Site Address CATALINA MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL PIMA & DODGE AREA Summary Effectively manage the Exceptional Education learning environment to prepare lesson plans, provide specialized instruction, evaluate, monitor, and collect data on the student...

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