This is a one year, full-time position teaching Upper School history in an exciting, multicultural environment. The department is committed to a global approach to its survey courses, to an elective-based program for juniors and seniors, and to flexible and responsive pedagogies; it increasingly relies on the integration of technology into instruction.
Responsibilities: The position entails (a) teaching Modern World History and Modern World seminars to 10th graders (based on staffing needs, potentially a US history class to 11th graders, or an elective course), (b) participation in weekly divisional or departmental meetings; (c) extra help and supervisory duties. Opportunities exist as well for coaching and leading clubs, publications, or other student activities.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an MA in history, social science, or education, and previous teaching experience, as well as a good range of undergraduate coursework in history. A strong background in world history and/or regional studies is essential. A strong commitment to equity and diversity in education, along with the ability to advise a club or coach a sport will strengthen the applicant’s candidacy.
Dwight-Englewood is a coeducational, college preparatory school for students in preschool through grade twelve. Dwight-Englewood School, the largest independent school in Bergen County, NJ, and a growing, vibrant, and diverse learning community in the New York City metro area. Our school community draws together students, faculty, administrators, staff, and parents of varied religious, ethnic, cultural, and family backgrounds. The school combines a rigorous academic program with a wide range of artistic, athletic, and intellectual activities. D-E is committed to providing students with the skills and experiences needed to thrive in a world marked by diversity in race, religion, national origin, and point of view. In small classes the teachers create an environment that promotes ethical decision-making centered around the school’s core values: respect, honesty, good judgment, commitment, courage, and community.
The school enrolls over 900 students from 89 communities in Bergen and northern Hudson Counties in New Jersey and southern Rockland County in New York, with a significant number who live in New York City. Dwight-Englewood School offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salaries. Dwight-Englewood’s forty acre campus is in a quiet suburb, close to New York City by car or public transportation. Our convenient location accommodates both urban and suburban residential choices, provides a wide variety of cultural opportunities, and offers easy access to nearby athletic and outdoor experiences
Dwight-Englewood School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, ethnicity, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy or military veteran status. The diversity of our student body supports our commitment to employ a diverse faculty and staff. Educators from all backgrounds who bring knowledge and expertise in equity, diversity and multicultural education are especially encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org