Morgan Park Academy seeks an experienced and passionate History/Social Studies Teacher with a minimum of three years of secondary school experience, preferably in an independent school community. In addition to teaching, she/he must be able to attend monthly faculty meetings and other meetings called by the Division Principal and Curriculum Leader.
She/he must be able to assume responsibility for the leadership and administration of the classes assigned; facilitate a positive academic and formational experience; create and organize a classroom that facilitates student learning and makes use of effective technology tools; provide for the safety and welfare of all students; and show respect for all individuals and fairness in dealing with students and parents. The candidate should have knowledge of diversity, equality and inclusion issues in the classroom. We expect all candidates to have strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, and an understanding of the development needs of adolescent.
Characteristics and Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university. A Master’s Degree in History is preferred. History/Social Studies teaching experience (3-5 years preferred). Excellent written and oral communication skills.
To apply, candidates should electronically submit a statement of interest, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating Social Studies in the subject line. No telephone inquiries please.
Morgan Park Academy is dedicated to hiring a diverse community of faculty, staff and administrators who are committed to the School’s mission.
Morgan Park Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability or handicap, veteran status, marital status or any other classification protected by law.
About Morgan Park Academy
Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a
coeducational, college preparatory, independent day school dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and scholarship.
We reflect a wide array of diversity and apply a global lens to curriculum to prepare students to act as leaders in the dynamic world of the future. We also expect students to live up to the highest standards of human values. Our track record shows that Morgan Park Academy students consistently achieve success in college and embrace leadership roles throughout their lives.
Our highly motivated faculty is complemented by a stimulating, time-tested curriculum. We have some of the smallest class sizes among the top schools in Illinois. The strengths of Morgan Park Academy according to a survey of our parents and students are:
Small class sizes.
Commitment to learning.
Diversity of student community.
The individual attention students receive.
A fully-integrated academic program.
The friendly atmosphere.
Morgan Park Academy provides an engaging, personal learning experience for students from Preschool through High School.