Location: Concord, New Hampshire
Type: Full Time
St. Paul’s School announces a search for the position of Humanities Teacher to begin duties in August 2023. This position requires a desire to embrace the unique Humanities model at St. Paul’s School, which includes a primary focus on the integration of English and History and a secondary focus on other disciplines (religion, philosophy, political science, geography), a background in global studies, and familiarity with classroom technology. The position requires experience in and a commitment to an active learning classroom and backwards design planning. Humanities teachers place a priority on development of skills related to rigorous classroom discussion of course content, scholarly research, writing, and critical reading and reasoning.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The faculty member will be responsible for teaching up to two sections of the Humanities core curriculum and an elective each term. Faculty members in the Humanities Department value collegiality; candidates for a Humanities Department position must be willing to work in alignment with a team of teachers. As with all positions, St. Paul’s Schools seeks innovative educators who are eager to participate in the academic, athletic, and co-curricular life of this dynamic residential community working and living with adolescents.
St. Paul’s is a completely residential, co-educational, Episcopal, secondary school in Concord, NH, welcoming to all faiths. St. Paul’s seeks applications from candidates who will promote the School’s commitment to attracting and retaining a highly talented and diverse faculty. A successful candidate will embrace the fully residential living experience and have a demonstrated gift for engaging a diverse student body and strengthening the St. Paul’s School inclusive community. In addition to teaching or administrative responsibilities, faculty at St. Paul’s School are responsible for a variety of activities typical to the boarding school environment, including advising, dormitory association, coaching, committee work and other duties.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in a discipline within the field of Humanities.
Experience: Position requires two or more years teaching experience in a Humanities curriculum preferred. Lively interest in current pedagogy and scholarship. As part of residential boarding school, the candidate must be interested in working and living with adolescents.
St. Paul’s School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, ethnic origin, disability, or sexual orientation, and complies with applicable laws for the protection of civil rights.
SALARY: Competitive, based on experience.
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About St. Paul's School
Founded in 1856, St. Paul’s School is a fully residential independent high school located in Concord, N.H. The 2,000-acre grounds are home to approximately 535 students from more than 30 states and 13 countries. All students and the more than 100 full-time faculty members live on the grounds. The School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as other nationally recognized agencies. In addition to its regular program for grades nine through twelve, St. Paul’s also offers the Advanced Studies Program each summer for academically talented New Hampshire high school juniors. Learn more at sps.edu.