Humanities Teacher (Spring 2015) (Santa Rosa)

Sonoma Academy is seeking a full-time Humanities teacher for the 2015 spring semester–January to June. The Humanities teacher will be responsible for teaching two sections of Humanities III, an integrated American Literature and American History course, and a section of International Relations. Our Humanities classes meet for 80 minutes a day, five days a week. The instructor could, if interested, be considered for full-time employment for the following school year.

Required Skills and Experiences:

• BA in history or English literature, preferably American history

• Experience teaching grades 9-12 (history) 

• Experience in instructional design/curriculum development 

• Desire to work with other teachers in a dynamic, startup environment

Desired Skills and Experiences:

• Master's degree in history or English 

• Knowledge of independent schools 

• Teaching-related professional development experiences and/or honors

Sonoma Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Sonoma Academy does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Overview of School:

Founded in 2001, Sonoma Academy (SA) is a dynamic college preparatory high school providing a premier education for 250 motivated learners from Sonoma, Napa, and Marin Counties. The campus is located on a 34-acre site at the foot of Taylor Mountain in southeastern Santa Rosa, approximately one hour north of San Francisco. SA graduates attend public and private colleges all over the U.S and abroad. 

Commitment to Diversity:

We share the conviction that a diverse, inclusive community is fundamental to a meaningful educational experience. We are deeply committed to having a staff and student body which reflect the rich diversity within the North Bay, and we strongly encourage candidates of color to apply.

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