Spence’s History Department seeks full-time teacher for a Middle School/Upper School to begin August 2019. This position reports to the History Department Head and represents an opportunity to work with an outstanding community of colleagues and students.
Teach two sections of Middle School and two sections of Upper School History
Serve as an advisor in the Middle School or Upper School.
is an educator with a background in race and ethnic studies seeking to join a close team of history teachers who are working together to develop a curriculum that emphasizes racial equity
regards collaboration as a community of adult learners as an essential component of professional growth and values working on a team
shows an appreciation for the craft of teaching, along with a passion for history and an interest in teaching historical thinking and writing skills
finds joy in working with middle school and/or high school children
demonstrates experience and/or interest in working with students from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds
approaches work with maturity, curiosity, flexibility and a sense of humor
enjoys a commitment that extends beyond the classroom, including a role as advisor to students and contributions to the larger school community
Has experience designing and leading age-relevant, challenging history discussions and writing instruction
History of creating a thoughtful range of analytical and creative writing assignments
Knowledge and experience in teaching a variety of historical texts and perspectives
Has agility with and commitment to middle-school and upper-school students
Has sustained teaching experience
Possesses masters degree or equivalent experience
Applicants should email cover letter and resume as a single file in PDF format—please include the applicant’s name in the file name—to MSUSHistoryTeacher@spenceschool.org (no faxes or phone calls, please).
Spence is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are therefore especially encouraged to apply.