Upper Division (9-12)Job Title:
BA in History or a closely-related discipline Description:
Casady School is in an exciting phase of growth and evolution as a school. Notably, Casady has spent the past three years working collaboratively to develop a Strategic Academic Plan that includes a new daily schedule in both the Middle and Upper Division for 2019-2020. The Strategic Academic Plan focuses on five priorities: Student Wellness, Student Engagement, Durable Learning, Community Engagement, and Skills & Knowledge. In addition, Casady’s Strategic Academic Plan includes a pedagogical focus on promoting student learning that is collaborative, interdisciplinary, engaging, authentic, customized/student-driven, and relevant.
Casady School invites applications for the position of Upper Division History teacher to begin in August 2020. The successful candidate will be able and willing to teach Global History and United States History. The ability and willingness to teach advanced level seminars on topics related to United States Government and Politics, Economics, and/or European History would be a plus. Some courses will be interdisciplinary and/or team taught.
The typical course load is four sections, two preps. Teachers at Casady also have extra duties, including but not limited to: monitoring one or two rows of students in daily Chapel, conversing with nine students at a family-style lunch table, and proctoring Study Halls. The successful candidate will also contribute to the life of Casady’s Upper Division. The ability and willingness to coach at least one sport would be a plus. The ability and willingness to sponsor history-related student clubs or organizations would also be a plus.
We seek a flexible, dynamic, and creative colleague to assist in meeting the curricular needs of present and future students. Candidates need to be committed to teaching in a vibrant and growing independent school community.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, teaching philosophy, and a current CV along with any pertinent letters of recommendation to Dr. Jon Powell, Upper Division Director. Contact:
Dr. Jon Powellpowellj@casady.org