Harrisburg Academy is a preschool through 12th grade college preparatory day school with the International Baccalaureate Diploma program as the capstone of the Upper School experience.
At Harrisburg Academy, we view education as an amazing journey of self-discovery and challenges not only met, but surpassed. Our students are well-rounded scholars and artists, talented athletes and musicians, and globally minded philanthropists, and they all benefit from the advantages of a small learning community each and every day.
Harrisburg Academy is seeking a part-time (40-60%) secondary (grades 6-12) History teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The position entails instruction of ancient and world history at the 9th grade level, at a minimum. Preferred qualifications are an advanced degree in Humanities or Education with a minimum of two years of teaching experience, as well as familiarity with the IB Diploma Programme. Responsibilities include teaching two sections of 9th grade history, as well as the potential for some Latin instruction with appropriate qualifications. Coaching opportunities are also often available at the Middle and Upper School levels.
Faculty members at Harrisburg Academy work closely with students and parents to provide individualized attention in an emotionally safe environment helping students to reach their full potential and ultimately attend the natural fit competitive college of their choice. All current Criminal Record Clearances and satisfactory references will be required.
As the school year is upon us, qualified candidates will be reviewed quickly and often until a successful candidate is in place. As such, there is no set hiring window. If interested in the position, please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Mr. John Binnert, Head of Middle & Upper Schools (no phone calls or snail mail applications please). His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Harrisburg Academy, please visit our website at www.harrisburgacademy.org.
About Harrisburg Academy
Harrisburg Academy, a coed independent day school of 400 students, offers an academically challenging and globally minded interdisciplinary education. In our commitment to excellence, we provide tools, develop character, and teach skills that will prepare students to thrive in college and beyond, thereby contributing to the betterment of our global and local communities.