Upper School History Teacher

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Marin Academy

Marin Academy seeks an experienced History teacher for a full-time position beginning in August 2018.  Candidates should have at least 3 years of History teaching experience at the high school level and a desire to teach core courses as well as upper-level electives. A bachelor’s degree in History or related field is required. A master’s or higher-level degree is preferred.  Candidates should be ready and excited to work collaboratively in teams inside the History Department and across MA’s academic departments.  Expertise in non-Western history is a plus, as is interest in interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary education.

The History Department at MA requires students to take three years of history including Modern World history I, Modern World History II and U.S. History. The School also offers a rich variety of elective courses for seniors.  These elective courses vary from year to year but may include International Relations; History, Culture and Identity; Justice in America; Hidden Histories; Gender Studies; and area studies courses such as Middle Eastern Studies.  

Candidates should be ready and excited to work collaboratively in teams within the History department and across MA’s academic departments. Candidates should be prepared to embrace MA’s student-centered philosophy and pedagogy. MA values the inclusion of many voices and perspective and candidates should have the inclination and experience to work in a diverse community focused on issues of equity and social justice.

Individuals with a demonstrated desire to play roles across the school, including coaching, leading student activities, and supporting key programs will be prioritized.

Marin Academy is situated on a 10-acre campus at the base of the hills of San Rafael, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a 9-12 grade independent, college preparatory high school, we have an enrollment of 420 students with academic talent, interest in the arts and athletics, and a passion for a multitude of issues. Our students come from San Francisco, the East Bay, and Sonoma in addition to Marin County. Marin Academy has a block schedule in which classes meet every other day for 75-minute periods.   

Marin Academy’s mission statement “asks every individual to think, question, and create in an environment of encouragement and compassion, and challenges each person to accept the responsibilities posed by education in a democratic society.” We welcome those with a progressive and innovative mindset about teaching and learning and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Marin Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Salary and benefits are very competitive.  For more information about Marin Academy, please visit our website (www.ma.org).

Qualified candidates interested in the full-time History Teaching position should send the following to Scott Young, Dean of Faculty (deanoffaculty@ma.org):

  • Cover Letter
  • Educational Philosophy
  • Resume

To apply for this job email your details to deanoffaculty@ma.org