Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth in 1904, the Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science, and art. Comprised of a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House and Gardens, Institute of Science, and more than 1,600 students attending our Pre-K through 12 independent college preparatory Schools, Cranbrook welcomes thousands of visitors and students to its campus each year. Critics have called Cranbrook “the most enchanted and enchanting setting in America” and in 1989, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. The campus is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, about 20 miles north of Detroit. For more, please visit our website: www.cranbrook.edu.
A Human Development Teacher is needed to teach three classes at Cranbrook Kingswood Middle School for the 2022 - 2023 school year. This is a part time position.
As a member of the Middle School faculty, the Human Development Teacher has the primary responsibility for instructing sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students in physical, mental, and social health topics. This position requires teaching at both middle school buildings daily. This role reports to the Middle School Heads.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Create age-appropriate and content-accurate lessons that are informed by the Michigan Model and National Health Education Standards (NHES).
Teaching three 45-minute health classes for grades 6 – 8 on two campuses.
Using a variety of pedagogical methods, engage the students in the learning process.
Foster a safe and welcoming classroom climate conducive to learning.
Assess student progress by using a variety of formative and summative assessments.
Communicate student progress to parents in a timely and professional manner.
Provide formal narrative student comments at intervals as dictated by school protocols.
Work collaboratively with other members of the middle school faculty and staff.
Stays abreast of current trends in health education and share relevant information with the Middle School Heads and faculty as appropriate.
Participate in team and faculty meetings as requested.
Report the presence of any situation that may be harmful to the health and safety of the students and/or staff to the appropriate Middle School Head.
Participate in grade-level trips and faculty meetings as appropriate.
Support and actively participate in formal and informal professional development opportunities.
Work collaboratively with Upper School and Lower School Health teachers to ensure appropriate sequencing and intentional spiraling of the health curriculum.
Maintain attendance, punctuality, and performance standards set forth in Cranbrook’s Employee Handbook.
Other duties may be assigned.
For consideration, please submit a resume and completed Employee Application to: Cranbrook – HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, or fax (248) 645-3014. Applications and HR email address for submissions can be found on the Employment page of our website at www.cranbrook.edu/employment
(Please note that a fully completed employment application is required for consideration.)
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field. Three to five years of experience in health education preferred. Experience with middle school students, especially in the area of Health Education, is strongly preferred. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet browsers. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal skills required with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituents (students, parents, administrators, faculty, and staff).
Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth in 1904, Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science, and art. Comprised of a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House and Gardens, Institute of Science, and more than 1,600 students attending its PreK-12 independent college-preparatory Schools, Cranbrook welcomes thousands of visitors, students, and campers to its campus each year. Critics have called Cranbrook “the most enchanted and enchanting setting in America” and in 1989, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. The campus is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, about 20 miles north of Detroit.
Cranbrook Mission and Values
Mission: Cranbrook Schools are independent day and boarding schools that provide students with a challenging and comprehensive college preparatory education. We motivate students from diverse backgrounds to strive for intellectual, creative, and physical excellence, to develop a deep appreciation for the arts and different cultures, and to employ the technological tools of our modern age. Our schools seek to instill in students a strong sense of personal a...nd social responsibility, the ability to think critically, and the competence to communicate and contribute in an increasingly global community.
Guiding Principles: Cranbrook Schools comprise a college preparatory day and boarding educational institution, early childhood through 12th grade, consisting of three divisions: a lower, middle and an upper school. We are structured to recognize and respond to the developmental, cognitive and creative needs of boys and girls and are dedicated to excellence in all aspects of education.