Allen Academy seeks a full-time history teacher, beginning in the fall of 2019. This teacher should have an interest in working with young people, the willingness to work in a collegial setting, and demonstrated experience in using technology as a tool of engagement to foster deep learning.
This role demands excellent teaching skills and the ability to think strategically. The best candidate will lead by example and inspire growth and development across the department. A model teacher, advocate, and mentor to the other teachers in the department, the position also includes a teaching load of four or five courses:
Major Areas of Responsibility
Foster a culture of innovation and curiosity leading to new, creative, and cutting-edge global opportunities for our students.
Practice a growth mindset and continually maintain a commitment to the mission of Adaptive Expertise in all classes.?
Attend departmental meetings, and work collaboratively with Department Chair and other faculty members.
Teach classes at the level and division (MS/US) that best suits the skills of the individual and the needs of the school.
The department expects a creative and self-motivated colleague with effective oral and written communication skills. This individual will participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well being of the school community in a manner that supports and promotes Allen Academy’s mission.
B.A. in history is a minimum requirement.
Three or more years of teaching experience, with preference given to those with experience within independent schools.
Ability to teach history at the MS and US level.
Interest and ability to contribute to our athletics and extracurricular programs.
About Allen Academy
Allen Academy is a co-ed, independent day school located in Bryan, Texas. Established in 1886, it is the oldest private college preparatory school in the state of Texas. Our school serves students from age three through grade 12. We offer a global education experience which is enhanced by our international student program. Allen offers 14 AP level classes, has a full slate of interscholastic athletic teams, and has perennially been named the top private school in the Bryan/College Station area.