The Peck School, a coed, K-8, independent school in Morristown, NJ, seeks a Middle School History Teacher for the coming year. As part of the existing humanities program, this individual will continue the implementation of a curriculum driven by essential questions and involving substantial collaboration with the English Department, as well as other disciplines. A strong interest in the development of curriculum and a willingness to innovate in a student-centered classroom is a necessity. Primary teaching responsibilities will focus on seventh grade history, which uses a Harkness pedagogy to explore the perspectives of other cultures and civilizations, in particular those found in East Asia. This position also offers opportunities to coach and advise.
All candidates should have a minimum of two years teaching experience, exceptional communication skills, proficiency with technology, and a desire to work in a highly collaborative environment. A degree or background in history is required. Candidates must have a commitment to the educational goals, mission, and objectives of The Peck School.
This position is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated educator to join an inspirational faculty. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly reference the job title in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. We encourage you to visit our website, www.peckschool.org, to find out more about our program and mission.