Holland Hall seeks a passionate, committed educator who is energized by work with students to serve as a full-time Upper School Social Studies teacher. This position is responsible for three sections of United States History and two semester-long senior-level Social Studies electives--one in the fall and one in the spring. Class size averages 13 - 16 students. This class will utilize dynamic discussion and thematic organization to explore the material through project-based curriculum.
The candidate should have a history of evaluating student progress and offering individualized help to meet student needs. We encourage service learning in the local community, and we foster an atmosphere where curriculum is developed and refined to reflect the contemporary world. The position also entails serving as an advisor to a small group of upper school students, keeping track of each advisee’s progress through ongoing communication with teachers and families.
Other qualifications include the following: • Demonstrates a broad knowledge of America’s historical past and historiography • Incorporates a wide-range of assessment practices • Differentiates for individual learning styles and provides individualized assistance as appropriate to meet student needs • Maintains a high level of organization in order to balance the teaching demands within a modular schedule
Interested candidates will enjoy working with a professional and collaborative faculty that strives to provide each child with an opportunity to explore and grow his or her whole self. Candidates must have a strong background in the subject being taught, be willing to work in a team environment, have a deep respect for upper school students, and be willing to contribute to the extracurricular programming of the school.
Interested candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in the Arts (or related experience and education). A Master’s degree and teaching experience are preferred but not required. Holland Hall’s Upper School is a One-to-One program with Macbook laptops. Comfort with technology and its integration to accelerate student learning is key to the school's current focus.
To apply, please download an application at the link below and email with 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) philosophy of education as a single PDF document to:
MR. RICHARD P. HART Associate Head of School for Academics
Holland Hall was established in 1922 and currently serves approximately 950 PreK through 12th grade students in a coeducational setting. An Episcopal school distinguished by an excellent academic program and a student-centered environment emphasizing a holistic approach to education, we strive to provide a challenging, comprehensive educational experience grounded in a rigorous liberal arts, college preparatory curriculum that promotes critical thinking and life-long learning. True to our Episcopal tradition, we seek to foster in each student a strong moral foundation and a deep sense of social responsibility in an open, ecumenical environment. Holland Hall graduates attend colleges and universities across the country, including some of the nation’s most selective institutions. The Holland Hall community welcomes students of diverse racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. For more information on Holland Hall, please visit www.hollandhall.org.