The Buckley School, the oldest co-educational K-12 school in Los Angeles, has an opening for a 3/5 part time interim Upper School History Teacher to teach AP U.S. History and AP US Government beginning in the fall of 2018. This teacher will be responsible for all aspects of teaching our curriculum and is responsible for developing and maintaining curriculum maps of the courses they teach. This individual will also be responsible for an advisory of 6-8 students and is expected to be a collaborative and engaged community member at Buckley, enthusiastically participating in the Social Sciences department and among the greater faculty and staff. Such participation will include serving on an all school committee, eagerly finding ways to collaborate with one’s peers, engaging in professional development and working to move Buckley's mission forward of drawing upon the Four-Fold plan to assist students in become engaged and productive members of our society. This position is for one year with the possibility of extending.
Bachelor’s degree in history or a related field
Previous experience teaching Advanced Placement U.S. History and AP U.S. Government
Demonstrated competency in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Proficiency in using technology in instruction
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Proven ability to collaborate with one's peers in curriculum development
A graduate degree in U.S. History, Education, or a related field
Demonstrated leadership in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice
Expertise in using technology to link historical questions to the modern world
Significant high school classroom experience
Additional Salary Information: Position includes full benefits.
About The Buckley School
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.