The Baldwin School is currently seeking a full-time substitute Upper School History Teacher for the 2018 spring semester. The position runs from January 22-June 5, 2018. The long-term substitute teacher will teach two sections of sophomore U.S. History (1800-1877), coordinating with teachers in other sections of the course. In addition, he or she will teach two sections of a senior elective in political and international affairs, Current World Issues. As sole teacher of the Current World Issues elective, the teacher will create and deliver the curriculum in keeping with his or her areas of expertise. The teacher will be expected to be on campus Monday-Friday 8am-4pm; he or she must be available to students during planning periods and will be expected to attend all relevant academic department and faculty meetings. The teacher will be responsible for writing spring semester report cards and administering the final exams at the end of the semester.
Qualified candidates will have an M.A. in a relevant subject area and at least 3 years of teaching experience in U.S. History, with demonstrated knowledge of current events or international affairs. In addition to the ability to deliver course content effectively, the successful candidate will have experience teaching academic writing and research skills. Experience using technology is required. We seek a candidate with enthusiasm for curriculum development and working in a collaborative setting.
Founded in 1888, The Baldwin School is a non-sectarian college preparatory, independent day school, PreK -12, dedicated to a tradition of excellence in all-girls education. In a nurturing atmosphere that reflects socioeconomic, ethnic and religious diversity, our girls strive to develop scholarship, leadership and citizenship within a community that emphasizes intellectual rigor, ethical integrity, and independence of thought.