Episcopal School of Jacksonville’s approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts, athletics and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of campus life. The school works to develop “leaders and doers of good,” as is stated in our mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others.
Episcopal School of Jacksonville is seeking to fill a vacancy in the Upper School History Department for the 2018 - 2019 school year. The successful candidate will be able to teach Advanced Placement American Government and Politics in addition to United States History.
Contribution to the larger school community through academic advising, in addition to coaching or sponsoring of extra-curricular programs, is also expected.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in history or political science; advanced degree preferred.
Three years teaching experience, including experience teaching AP American Government and United States History.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrate familiarity with the requirements of the AP American Government and Politics course.
Demonstrate a commitment to teaching historical thinking skills, including inquiry through primary sources and development of written analysis.
Experience with an interest in learner-centered teaching, particularly in the Harkness teaching methodology.
Possess deep and thorough knowledge of the subject matter.
Work collaboratively to achieve departmental and school-wide goals.
Episcopal is committed to an environment that is safe, achievement-oriented and positive. Episcopal invests heavily in professional development and training for faculty and staff, ensuring best practices and innovative teaching methods are continually incorporated into our classrooms. The school's faculty displays an outstanding academic background, excellent character, and dedication to the overall well-being of the students. The school, based in the Episcopal tradition, enrolls approximately 890 total students in Middle School (grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12).
Additional Salary Information: Depends on years experience and education
About Episcopal School of Jacksonville
Founded in 1966, Episcopal School of Jacksonville has distinguished itself as the finest college preparatory school in North Florida. Located on 88 acres along the beautiful St. Johns River, Episcopal provides a challenging educational experience for students of all backgrounds in grades 6 through 12.
The mission of Episcopal is to provide a superior college-preparatory education in an environment marked by high expectation, Christian nurture, and social diversity. Through a balanced program of academics, arts and athletics, Episcopal’s faculty seeks to stimulate in each student intellectual growth, character development, responsible leadership, and a commitment to community service.
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