Position: Upper School History Teacher
Reports to: Head of the Upper School History & Social Sciences Department Chair
FLSA: Exempt, full-time
The Upper School is recruiting for a history teacher. History teachers at Sacred Heart aim to broaden understanding, stimulate thoughtful inquiry, and encourage insights into the experiences of all people. Our program provides a rigorous program with high support, using classroom time for discussion of original documents and historiography. We are committed to a global approach at every level, believing that to prepare students for a 21st century world, there needs to be an appreciation of societies across place and time.
- The teacher will report to the History & Social Sciences Department Head and the Head of the Upper School, and join a highly collaborative, innovative, and experienced faculty. Specific responsibilities for this position include the following:
- Provide academic support for students outside of class time (answering homework questions, consulting with them about their writing, and the like), as needed;
- Collaborate and participate actively in the work of the Department on innovative curriculum development, project-based learning, and assessment;
- Attend department and faculty meetings;
- Act as an advisor for 8 to 10 Upper School students;
- Active participation in the life of the school community, which includes assuming at least one additional out-of the classroom duty, such as advising a student club, joining a standing committee, or coaching.
Requirements and Qualifications
- Successful candidates will hold at least a Master’s degree in history or a related field and will have a passion for history and for interacting with high school aged students, in and outside of the classroom.
- At least five years of prior history or social studies teaching experience at the secondary level is expected; preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in the history of the Atlantic world.
- Interest in and experience with interdisciplinary study and/or teaching will be considered an asset.
- The candidate should be proficient with current educational technology, especially blended learning platforms and strategies.
- Knowledge of, appreciation for, and demonstrated commitment to anti-racist, anti-bias education, multicultural teaching, and culturally responsive pedagogy
- Commitment to using innovative teaching practices and technology to enhance instruction
It is the policy of Sacred Heart to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. This means that all employees and applicants will be treated on an equal basis without regard to race, religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, military status, Vietnam or other veteran status, sexual orientation, domestic partnership status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, unemployment status or any other status protected by law. In addition to the protected classifications included in our EEO policy, the School also prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment based on being a certified medical marijuana patient, arrest or conviction, or domestic violence victim status in accordance with state law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, training, faculty development, promotion, compensation, benefits, educational assistance, employee facilities, termination, and retirement. Any employee who engages in conduct that violates this policy is subject to discipline, up to and including termination.
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