Part Time History and Group 3 (Individuals and Societies) Instructor
The United World College-USA is seeking a part-time History/Group 3 teacher. The teacher will be responsible for teaching International Baccalaureate History HL: Americas and another subject in the department, including Economics, Global Politics and Social and Cultural Anthropology.
The ideal applicant will hold a Master’s degree in a related field, have secondary education certification, and have at least three years’ teaching experience.
Favorable consideration will be given to applicants with experience in residential school settings and all applicants should be willing to be engaged in residential life and experiential education.
IB History and Group 3
A part-time History and Group 3 teacher is responsible for teaching one class of IB History HL: Americas and one other class in the Group 3 based on the needs of the department. This could be another history course, economics, global politics, or social and cultural anthropology.
Additionally, this teacher must be available to provide support and occasionally serve as a substitute for other teachers in the department as needed.
Course Content and Assessment
The teacher is responsible for covering the required course content and assessing student performance based upon a standard set of requirements and criteria provided by the IB.
All teachers are to supervise up to six Extended Essays (EEs) per year. The EEs are research topics developed by students which result in an essay of approximately 4,000 words and involving four to six hours of work for the supervisor.
Grades and Reports and Invigilation
All teachers will compile grades and write a narrative report for each student in their classes at designated times of the year. Teachers are to track attendance in the approved school platform. During IB exams all teachers are expected to assist in invigilation as needed.
References and Recommendations
All faculty are to write letters of recommendation to colleges and universities on behalf of their students, at the student’s request.
General Responsibilities associated with the position include:
Serving as an official advisor,
Assisting with Second-Year Survival Week,
Sponsoring an Experiential Education activity,
Participating in orientation and post-graduation faculty programming, and
Participating in residential life according to the terms of the housing policy if residing in school-supplied
UWC-USA is an international boarding school. It enrolls 230 students in grades 11 and 12. All students follow the IB Diploma program. Roughly twenty percent of the students come from the USA; the remainder represent over 90 different countries. Students are admitted on the basis of merit.
A UWC-USA application, a letter of interest specific to the position, resume, and a list of references may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.orgApplications will be accepted until the position is filled. UWC-USA is an equal opportunity employer.
About Armand Hammer United World College
UWC-USA is part of an international 17-school coalition of United World Colleges that share a common mission of using education to unite people for peace and a sustainable future. The campus in Montezuma, New Mexico, is the only UWC in the U.S., and is home to 230 students who represent more than 90 countries.