Spence’s History Department seeks a full-time Middle School teacher to begin August 2019. This position reports to the History Department Head and represents an opportunity to work with an outstanding community of colleagues and students.
Teach four sections of Middle School
Serve as an advisor in the Middle School
has agility with and commitment to middle-school students in Grades 5 - 8
is an educator with a background in race and ethnic studies seeking to join a close team of history teachers who are working together to develop a curriculum that emphasizes racial equity
regards collaboration as a community of adult learners as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for history and an interest in teaching historical thinking and writing skills
demonstrates experience and/or interest in working with students from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds
approaches work with maturity, curiosity, flexibility and a sense of humor
finds joy in working with children
enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including a role as advisor to students and contributions to the larger school community
Has sustained teaching experience
Possesses masters degree or equivalent experience
Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to MSHistoryTeacher@spenceschool.org (no faxes or phone calls, please).
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are therefore especially encouraged to apply.
Stephen Mak, PhD
History Teacher and Head of History Department
The Spence School
About The Spence School
The Spence School, founded in 1892, is an independent school for girls and young women with an enrollment of 750 students in Grades K–12.
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.