King School (King) is an independent, college preparatory day school serving students from Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. We are a diverse, vibrant learning community dedicated to educational excellence and the fullest academic and personal achievement of our students.
Job Description: King seeks a full-time Upper School History Teacher who will report to the History Department Chair and the Head of Upper School. This teacher will assume duties and responsibilities, consistent with expectations for all Upper School teachers, which complement the primary teaching load of four sections and one activity.
Primary responsibilitiesinclude, but are not limited to:
Teach four sections of World and/or US history including advanced level courses. Ability to teach courses in Global Studies and Social Sciences will be given strong consideration.
Advanced degree in History preferred
Significant classroom experience
Proven ability to facilitate differentiated, student-centered best practices
Proven ability to encourage student discovery and autonomy of thought
Sound understanding of historical thinking and research skills such as interpretive analysis, arguing with multiple perspectives, contextualizing, synthesizing, periodization and historiography.
Excellent communication skills and ability to constructively collaborate with colleagues
Commitment to King’s Mission, Virtues, and Diversity Policy Statement