School of the Holy Child is a 5-12 all-girls, Catholic, independent school in Westchester County, NY whose mission it is to develop “women of conscience and action.” Our founder, Cornelia Connelly, believed that all schools should? ?embody “joy in teaching and joy in learning” and this is evident on our campus each day. Accomplished and dedicated faculty members foster the spiritual development, individual talents and interests of each student. This is realized through rigorous and comprehensive academic, arts, athletics, service and global programs. Holy Child graduates are prepared for the innovative and critical thought necessary in a diverse, interconnected society.
Holy Child seeks an experienced history teacher. This multi-grade position may include ancient civilizations, global history, as well as American history. Ideal candidates are passionate educators who value interdisciplinary teaching and creative learning experiences.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach five sections of history/social studies; provide academic support for students outside of class time, as needed
Work with the Learner Center to support students with learning differences
Collaborate with the history department and humanities colleagues to design/map curriculum, create interdisciplinary opportunities for learning, share resources, and evaluate effective methods of teaching; participate in regular meetings with the Department Chair
Engage with new technologies and methodologies for teaching and assessing
Show a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work
Communicate professionally and compassionately with every member of the community: students, families, and colleagues alike
Communicate regularly and effectively with Division Deans, the Learning Center, and the Academic Dean about student progress
Attend and participate in parent conferences and school events
Participate in grade-level and school-wide meetings, as needed
Support the students and division by covering study halls, lunch duties and other assignments, as needed
Work with students in Grades 5-12 through clubs/teams or advisory, as needed
A minimum of a B.A. in history or education required; an M.A. in history or M.A. in the teaching of social studies is preferred
Strong content knowledge and a range of pedagogical approaches that will help students develop critical thinking skills and understand the relationship between the past and the present
A minimum of three years experience teaching history; versatility in the ability to teach standard and advanced U.S and global courses.
Coupled with these credentials, the candidate will have a deep understanding of differentiated instruction, a flexible and team-oriented approach, strong organizational and written communication skills with attention to detail, and superior interpersonal skills, not to mention a good sense of humor. In addition, candidates with experience in an all-girl, faith-based school and those who will embrace our School's mission of developing women of conscience and action are preferable.
School of the Holy Child actively seeks to forward the equity and diversity of our community in our admissions, programs, and hiring. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability or sexual orientation in administration of our educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, athletics and other school-administered programs.
Interested candidates should forward their application to the Interim Dean of Faculty, Christina Saraceno at email@example.com.
A minimum of a B.A. in history or education required; an M.A. in history or M.A. in the teaching of social studies is preferred.