UPPER SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHER (PART-TIME SABBATICAL REPLACEMENT)
Dana Hall School
Location: Wellesley, Massachusetts
Type: Part Time
4 Year Degree
The individual in this position will be accountable for: • Teaching a total of four classes in African Studies and Comparative Politics to Upper School students in grades 10-12 • Contributing to the life of the Upper School as a member of the faculty
Successful candidates will value collaboration with colleagues, bring creativity and innovation to curriculum development, and deeply enjoy working with adolescents and supporting them in achieving high levels of interest and mastery in social studies. In addition, candidates must be creative, curious, kind, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication, and executive skills. Familiarity with inquiry-based methods is important, as is an affinity towards the application of subject matter to real world problems. They should have an ability to work and multi-task effectively both independently and collaboratively in an active school environment, as well as possess a willingness to add value to all aspects of community life at the School. Further, they should be interested in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning, as well have experience employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles. Candidates must also demonstrate experience with inclusive teaching practices, exhibit cross-cultural competencies, and exercise a commitment to equity and advancing the School’s mission.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree, at least 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience, and significant coursework in a relevant subject.
This is a part-time position reporting to the Director of the Upper School.
Dana Hall seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices.
Audacious since 1881, Dana Hall School has always been dedicated to providing the vigorous education that every girl deserves—one that’s academically ambitious, rich with opportunity, and fiercely empowering. Our students form authentic connections with adults who serve as mentors, guides, and teachers; together, students and staff comprise a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community. Located in Wellesley, Mass., Dana Hall is a boarding and day school for girls in grades 5-12.