Upper School History/Humanities Position, 2018-2019
The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, located in Edison, New Jersey, seeks an experienced, dynamic, and resourceful history teacher for our Upper School. This position may include an administrative role as well.
We are looking for a collegial, engaging teacher who finds fascination in teaching about the modern world and our responsibilities as global citizens. Candidates with a desire and ability to build cultural understanding and develop awareness of global issues and topics while increasing student capacity for civic engagement are strongly encouraged to apply. We seek a teacher who is comfortable teaching modern world history through the lens of essential questions, exploring how different cultures developed both common and differing responses to these questions. This position includes three sections of 10th grade Modern World History, a strand of trimester electives, which shall include two trimesters of World Religions and an elective on a topic or theme of global significance and relevance to the Wardlaw+Hartridge mission. More information about the Humanities program may be found on our website whschool.org/Academics/Upper School.
For those candidates who are qualified, this role may include service as Dean of Students, a Divisional leadership role providing structure, support, and guidance for a wide range of programs and practices to ensure the health, well-being, and success of our student body.
The selected candidate will participate fully in the life of the Wardlaw+Hartridge School, including effectively collaborating with colleagues, engaging in a continual cycle of professional development, actively joining meetings, committees, service learning, and other community gatherings, and working to uphold the mission and vision of the school.
All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the school’s mission and core values of Integrity, Opportunity, Support, Diversity, Community, and Sustainability. Demonstrated success crafting curricula with a global perspective and framework.
A master's degree and at least 3 years of teaching experience is preferred Interested and qualified candidates should send a letter of introduction, resume, personal educational philosophy, and three references to: