The Ramaz School, a leading Modern Orthodox Jewish co-educational day school in Manhattan, seeks a full time Upper School History teacher to begin in August 2019. History teachers are responsible for the development and implementation of the curriculum, and the success of its students.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Teaching Upper School History to ninth to eleventh graders, including the World Jewish History curriculum and research paper skills
Designing and teaching Upper School History electives that explore specialized topics
Creating a positive learning environment for students
Maintaining anecdotal and assessment records to inform thoughtful, individualized narrative reports
Documenting attendance, grades and maintaining other records according to school
Collaborating with colleagues to share best practices
Attending faculty meetings and conferences as needed
Maintaining consistent relationships with families, including phone calls, emails and conferences.
Engaging in the wider life of the Upper School - for example, serving as a faculty advisor to a student club, coaching a sport or chaperoning trips
Displaying a strong commitment to Ramaz’s mission and values
Maintaining a high level of professionalism
Experience in designing and evaluating curriculum for History instruction
Demonstration of enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents and the community
Bachelor’s degree in History or related field required, Master’s degree or PhD in History or related field
High school teaching experience, preferably in History or a related subject
The Ramaz School offers a friendly, progressive work environment; excellent salaries and a comprehensive benefits package – plus the chance to have an impact on our children's future. Candidates must have appropriate experience teaching and motivating students, a dynamic classroom presence, a passion for teaching. Ramaz is an EOE.
We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest and where you saw posting to USCareers@ramaz.org
About Ramaz School
THE RAMAZ SCHOOL
In the heart of New York City is Ramaz - a Modern Orthodox Day School with a rich history of Jewish education, academic distinction, and nurturing of individual abilities and aspirations.
To be a student at Ramaz is to be encouraged, supported, and taught how to discover the best in oneself and in others, and to gain a profound, spirited sense of responsibility to the world.
Ramaz is a school from nursery through 12th grade, but its education lasts a lifetime. Join us. Make a difference in their lives and yours.