Sacramento Country Day School, the leading independent school in Sacramento and throughout the region, seeks to hire a full-time History Teacher in our Middle School (Grades 6 through 8) for the 2019-20 school year. Serving 485 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day’s mission "inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately."
Country Day embraces the ideals of a liberal arts education. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral, and we cultivate in them the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives. Our teachers are active in the school community, serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.
The position will include teaching three sections of eighth grade U.S. History and one additional history section, to be determined. Candidates will also be prepared to integrate themselves in the life of the school, including, but not limited to, teaching a course in the elective program, serving as an advisor to middle school students, and chaperoning trips.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; graduate degrees preferred.
Experience and expertise that aligns with our United States History course, including participation in the National History Day program.
Demonstrated successful teaching experience and someone who enjoys working with children.
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Country Day community.
Strong commitment to equity and inclusion.
Country Day is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and list of three references to Rommel Loria, Head of Middle School at email@example.com.
About Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento Country Day School, the leading elementary, middle, and secondary school in Sacramento and throughout the region, inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Country Day's core values, as outlined in our mission statement, include: Intellectual Discovery, Diversity, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Compassion. Serving 485 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day is located in Sacramento, California, between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, with both roughly 90 minutes away.