Labâ™s History Department, which is responsible for educating students in grades 9-12, seeks a teacher with expertise and experience teaching Modern Global or Modern World History coursework. We welcome candidates that are interested in complementing our varied offerings such as African-American, American, Early World, Environmental and Industrial, European Intellectual, Global Cold War, Imperialism and Resistance, Latinx, Modern World Religions, and Worlds of Asia. Â Current electives include Economics, Comparative Politics and Global Relations, and War & Violence in the Pre-Modern World. Â Â
Develop and deliver an innovative, effective, academically challenging, and culturally responsive curriculum.
Build deep relationships with students, families, other faculty and staff to communicate about student progress and to foster a culture of community in classrooms, Advisory, and club/affinity group spaces.Â
Pursue continuous improvement as a history educator via reading, professional development opportunities, individual and collegial research, etc., in order to provide students with a superior educational experience.Â
Maintain coherent and transparent practices in grading student work.Â
Supervise students both in and out of the classroom.
History teachers report to their respective Principals and are responsible to the History Department Chair.Â
Anticipated start date for this position is 9/1/2023.
Quickly adapt to changing circumstances and be flexible in work with students.
Interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents required.
Analytical skills required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Decision-making skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Computational skills required.
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills required.
Work independently and as part of a team required.
Manage stressful situations required.
Maintain confidentiality required.
Work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet the deadlines required.â‹
Good judgment; thoughtful, evidence-based decision-making; durable, well-developed sense of professionalism.Â
Strong interpersonal skills, and sincere desire to work collegially, collaboratively, and productively.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
Education: Â Â Â Â Â
Bachelor's degree required.
Masterâ™s degree or higher in history preferred.
Applicants with either a Bachelorâ™s or an advanced degree in a closely related field may also be considered.Â
Experience: Â Â Â Â
A minimum of three years of middle, high school, or college teaching experience preferred.
Demonstrated experience as an effective teacher of history.Â
Demonstrated experience working with colleagues and students of diverse backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, learning abilities, socioeconomic,, language and nationality.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues, and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Strong knowledge of course subject matter required.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies required.
Strong knowledge of child development is required.
Develop curricula, lesson plans, and assessment tools required.
Proficent in standard productivity software (Microsoft Office, calendar/scheduling software, etc.) required.
In-depth, working knowledge of subject area(s), including relevant primary and secondary sources.Â Â
In-depth, working knowledge of developmentally-appropriate instructional methodologies and demonstrated ability to help students develop and hone the skills (critical reading and writing, critical thinking, research, source evaluation, citation, etc.) essential to the discipline of history.
Teach history at any grade level in the high school.Â
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Move in and around the classroom/building to interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, and other members of the community.
Move class-related equipment/tools, as appropriate, around school property
When appropriate, escort children from one classroom to another, in and out of the building during arrival and dismissal, and in an emergency situation.
Demonstrate lessons, when appropriate.
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