Middle or Upper School History Teacher
Two positions available for 2017-2018: Middle and Upper School history; Upper School AP US history, economics, and government
Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School is a safe, caring community dedicated to academic excellence and to preparing students for success in college and in life. Through experiences in academics, activities, and the arts, students learn passionately, think critically, act responsibly, and lead with integrity.
We value integrity, self-discipline, and each person's inherent dignity. Our community challenges each student to endlessly strive to reach his or her potential through exploration, understanding, and development of the creative, intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social self. Through an appreciation of the United States and its role in the global community, students will become responsible leaders and stewards of their community, country, and world.
Brownell Talbot School, founded in 1863, is a Nebraska state-approved preschool through grade 12 school. We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and are accredited by the AdvanacED. Brownell Talbot is an exciting environment for professionals who like to be part of a supportive team of dedicated individuals who thrive on the challenges and rewards of working with an active community.
Desired Skills & Qualifications
The History Teacher duties and responsibilities include:
- Preparation and implementation of daily lessons, delivery of assignments, and timely evaluation of all relevant class work and student progress.
- Design and implementation of appropriate, authentic assessments and support of individual student learning styles.
- Timely and proactive communication with parents about student progress.
- Serving as an advisor or class sponsor.
- Collaboration with other members of the faculty, administration, and staff on experiential, interdisciplinary, and community-based opportunities that add to the school community.
- Active participation in all faculty and staff meetings.
- Effective and timely communication with varied school constituencies in person, through email, and through voicemail.
- Support of divisional and school-wide initiatives through committee work, where appropriate.
- Supervision and/or participation in occasional non-academic activities, including lunch, study hall, and carpool arrival and dismissal.
The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and a minimum of five years teaching experience at the high school or middle school level is preferred. The successful candidate will also possess a positive attitude, excellent written and verbal skills, strong organizational skills, and proven success within a work setting that requires collaboration, cooperation, and collegiality. The candidate must possess or acquire and maintain a State of Nebraska issued teaching certificate.
Application process: Interested candidates are invited to visit www.brownell.edu/careers to obtain an application. Please submit the completed application, resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.