We are seeking a skilled and experienced a History/ Humanities teacher beginning in August 2017. Our History/Humanities courses offer students active learning opportunities framed around big ideas. Lessons challenge students to think critically and to analyze historical events from multiple perspectives. Coursework is interdisciplinary to prepare students to thrive in an increasingly connected and global world.
Ideal candidates have a degree in history, 3-5 years of teaching experience, strong pedagogical skills, the desire to grow professionally, and a passion to teach and learn from young people. Candidates must have the flexibility to teach at multiple grade levels and a commitment to the value of teaching in a diverse and inclusive learning community. Experience with project-based learning and the effective use of digital tools in the classroom is preferred.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching five courses, serving as an advisor, and participating in extracurricular school activities. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically. Since our mission drives our practice, interested candidates should embody our guiding principles:
- We provide a rigorous, integrated college preparatory curriculum that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
- We create and sustain a collaborative teaching and learning environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best.
- We help girls to become leaders and life-long learners, strengthening their capacity to contribute positively to their communities.
- We strengthen girls’ voices in a diverse and culturally rich environment.
- We embrace possibility, promote challenge-seeking and support risk-taking.
- We encourage girls to develop meaningful relationships with peers and faculty rooted in honesty, respect and responsibility.
- We graduate courageous, committed and ethical young women who take responsibility for their own physical, financial and emotional well-being.
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No phone calls, please. More information on Archer can be found at www.archer.org. The Archer School for Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.