• Indianapolis Metropolitan High School Social Studies Instructor

    Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis
    Full Time

    Indianapolis Metropolitan High School is a free public school offering a high school education to students in grades 9-12. Indianapolis Met is a best-fit school for students experiencing circumstances that may present a barrier to education. Our school places an emphasis on ensuring students enroll in college or enter into a career that offers a living wage post-graduation.


    The teacher will serve as a member of the instructional team, facilitating learning for high school students in a “best fit” environment for teenagers with significant barriers to education.  


    The teacher will be a member of a turnaround school community and will aid in developing a new educational model to complement the acclaimed barrier removal work Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana does at The Excel Centers, Nurse Family Partnership, and other award-winning programs.


    School priorities include:

    • High rigor, high support instruction to close academic gaps and prepare students for post-secondary opportunities
    • Trauma-informed social emotional learning 
    • Student and family empowerment through coordination with a robust Student Services team of coaches, counselors, and more.


    This role demonstrates behaviors consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values, on behalf of Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana.


    • Experience in high school preferred.
    • Bachelor’s degree in subject specialty required with a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience preferred
    • Current Indiana Teaching Certification in subject specialty
    •  Proven record of results that illustrates the teacher’s ability to increase student achievement utilizing subject-specific instructional strategies
    • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make necessary adjustments to achieve learning goals
    • Ability to create and adapt instructional materials that are rigorous and scaffolded with supports
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrates our core values: professional, unstoppable, motivated, accountable, and supportive
    •  Has working knowledge of computer programs to perform clerical tasks: Google Applications, Excel, and Word
    • Ability to engage a student population that is majority low-income and majority people of color
    • Experience working with high school age students preferred.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a background check.


    Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:

    • Continuing education and leadership development
    • Comprehensive health plan
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Life, dental and vision insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability plans
    • Nationally recognized preventive health and wellness program
    • Section 125 pre-tax health spending account, dependent care spending account and premiums
    • Retirement plan with generous match or contribution into Teachers’ Retirement Fund for eligible employees.

    Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled



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