Linden Hall is looking for a personable, collaborative full-time history instructor with an interest in working in an all-girls’ school. We welcome engaging, high-energy applicants to work with students in grades 6-12, including students with emerging English language skills, at the college preparatory through Advanced Placement® level. Top candidates will have experience teaching history in an independent school environment. They will also possess a passion for nurturing skills in students with a range of backgrounds and ability levels. We expect all candidates will have an understanding of the developmental needs of early-adolescent girls.
Essential Duties: History Teacher
Teach 5 academic classes during the school day in history, including 8th grade Civics and Upper School classes to be determined, through the Advanced Placement® level
Sponsor or co-sponsor extracurricular activities for middle school or high school students, including Model United Nations club
Collaborate with department members and grade-level team faculty
Perform boarding responsibilities as needed, periodically supervising students on weekends; regularly advise a small group of students
Engage in the life of the school by attending artistic, cultural, and athletic student events
Improve practice through participation in professional development programs, curriculum development, etc.
Perform any other related duties as assigned by the Head of School or other appropriate administrator
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and Statement of Philosophy to Beth Teske, Assistant Head of School for Academics, at email@example.com with “History Teacher” in the subject line.
Bachelor’s degree in history or related social science required; Master’s degree in history or education field preferred
Prior experience with independent schools preferred
Strong interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and parents
About Linden Hall
Linden Hall, located in Lititz, Pennsylvania, is the nation's oldest independent boarding and day school for girls. Committed to excellence in the education of young women, the School provides a rigorous and multifaceted college preparatory experience. Each student is nurtured and inspired to reach her highest personal potential. With a diverse student body representing 37 countries and 16 states, Linden Hall delivers a truly enriching cultural experience. For more information, visit www.lindenhall.org.