This full-time position involves teaching 4-5 sections of upper school history to students in grades 9-12. The ideal candidate is a passionate teacher, interested in building and implementing an innovative 21st Century interdisciplinary program, employing a variety of teaching tools and methodologies. As an effective member of the History Department, this individual is flexible and able to work independently, as well as collaboratively with colleagues. He/she is committed to developing and modifying curriculum to conform with best practices and student needs. The ability to teach a variety of history courses is expected, including a preference for Government and AP Comparative Government. Experience teaching other content is a plus. Willingness to be a productive participant in the extracurricular life of the school is also required.
Qualifications and skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in History, or related, field. Master’s Degree desirable.
Minimum three years teaching in an Upper School setting with experience teaching some combination of Government, United States History, or related content.
Proficiency in educational technology and twenty-first century pedagogy; familiarity with G Suite
Experience designing and implementing a 21st Century history curriculum
Commitment to participate broadly and cheerfully in the life of the school
A growth mindset
Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues in various disciplines and at various levels.