The Bishop’s School seeks an engaging, collaborative, dynamic and learner-centered history teacher (Grades 9-12) beginning August 2021. The department seeks candidates enthusiastic about working on and with teams rather than in silos, developing writing and research-based curriculum and skills and analyzing the scope and sequence of the School’s history and social sciences curriculum. The ideal candidate will have the ability and flexibility to teach a range of courses based on departmental needs, including survey courses in world and US history, as well as an interest in developing and teaching upper-level electives. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include serving as an advisor to students and extended-day office hours for additional student support.
Desired Skills and Abilities
An unequivocal passion for working with adolescents and supporting them in all facets of their lives;
Demonstrated commitment and competency in diversity, equity, and inclusion;
Eagerness to collaborate with other department members in creating meaningful, relevant, learner-centered classroom experiences;
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, and the community;
Strong work ethic, time management, verbal, written language, and interpersonal skills;
Irrespective of own religious orientation, ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition
A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in history or a related field is required; a minimum of 3 years of teaching experience is expected. Interest in supporting current co-curricular programs and professional learning communities is also highly desirable.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter or 1-2 minute video introduction, résumé, statement of educational philosophy, and contact information for five professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to email@example.com. Candidates are encouraged to submit their application by Friday, February 19.
About The Bishop's School
Founded in 1909 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for 800 students in grades six through twelve located on a historic campus in the heart of La Jolla, just 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. With a student-teacher ratio of approximately 9 to 1, Bishop’s is known for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence while celebrating character development, diversity, and inclusion. This year’s applicant pool drew from 72 zip codes and 168 middle and high schools throughout San Diego County and beyond. Students of color make up more than 48 percent of the student population and over $3 million is awarded in financial aid annually.
The Bishop’s School offers competitive compensation including a full benefits package and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
For more information about The Bishop’s School, please visit www.bishops.com.
To apply, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three professional references (including name, phone number, and email address) to firstname.lastname@example.org.