Position Status:80% - 100% of full time, Faculty, Exempt
The Marin School, an independent college-preparatory high school in San Rafael, California, seeks an experienced candidate to work collaboratively in its Humanities Department to teach Geography, US History, Government/Economics (introductory, standard, and advanced class levels). Introductory classes are modified classes for students who have mild to moderate learning differences.
TMS faculty are expected to participate in aspects of student life at TMS such as advising clubs, Outside the Walls and student organizations. The ideal candidate should be committed to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The position will begin on August 17, 2018.
Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for four references to firstname.lastname@example.org. EEO. No phone calls please.
Holds at least an undergraduate degree in History or American Studies, or a related field (graduate degree and teaching credential preferred)
Has experience teaching high school history courses, preferably at an independent school.
Understands and enjoys working with students who have diverse learning needs.
Has an engaging, strategies-based teaching style and is competent with assistive technology.
Values collaboration and innovation in teaching practices and enjoys being part of a team.
Demonstrates skills in communication and interpersonal relations within and across multiple constituencies.
Believes in restorative justice.
Finds joy in working with students, is kind, and possesses a healthy sense of humor.
Has successful teaching experience with students who have mild to moderate learning differences.
About The Marin School
The Marin School currently serves approximately 100 students in grades 9-12. We honor each student's unique learning style and act in accordance with an unshakable belief in the potential of each and every student. Our motto is "Small School. Big Impact." Class size at the school is small by design (7-10 students), to allow teachers to fully understand their students and give teachers the ability to personalize their instruction with experiential learning, innovative lessons and non-traditional, yet effective, learning opportunities.
The Marin School faculty is made up of passionate, skilled, motivated, inspiring teachers who love what they do. We wholeheartedly believe in each student's unique potential and seek faculty members who are equipped with the experience, talent, tools, skill and enthusiasm to meet the needs of multiple learning styles.