Kingswood Oxford is seeking a passionate, innovative, and collaborative individual who models a growth mindset to teach middle school History. In addition to having a strong educational background and middle school teaching experience in History, successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding of adolescent development and have an interest in interdisciplinary work. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are creative and want to help build curriculum cooperatively. Candidates should also understand the importance of involvement in the community and student engagement and empowerment and value ongoing professional development and authentic collaboration with other faculty and staff to advance the school’s mission and strategic vision. Successful candidates must have experience and confidence in using technology in the classroom.
The Strategic Vision:
Kingswood Oxford is a transformative day school that engages students in real-world and interdisciplinary learning opportunities by expanding the classroom beyond our campus and partnering with people and institutions in the Greater Hartford area. Our signature educational approach develops compassionate collaborators, activeproblem-solvers, and ethical citizens who lead and serve in the wider community.
Located in West Hartford, Conn., Kingswood Oxfordis a coeducational, independent day school for motivated students in grades 6-12. KO actively seeks to attract and welcome a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff, including differences in race, color, religion, nationality or ethnic origin, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. At KO we believe that a diversity of ideas and perspectives enriches our community and improves our understanding. We continually work to increase equity and access within our learning community and seek candidates who are similarly committed to this work. If you would like to join us in this work, we welcome your application.
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About Kingswood Oxford School
Kingswood Oxford is a coeducational, independent day school for strong and motivated students in grades 6-12 located in West Hartford, Connecticut, named one of the top Best Places to Live in 2016 by Time/Money magazine. KO is committed to building a diverse community of adults—especially in terms of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and educational background—who will work towards helping students become confident communicators, resourceful problem solvers, and innovative, compassionate, and ethical leaders. Additional information about Kingswood Oxford School can be found at kingswoodoxford.org.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Kingswood Oxford School provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, political belief or activity, status as a veteran, or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.