Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) seeks a dynamic and experienced full-time instructor to join the Social Sciences department for the 2020-21 school year. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s Degree in a Social Science Major or Education and teaching experience at the high school or college level. Applicants must be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and willing to teach as a member of a team.
AOA is an extraordinary school, known throughout the region for offering a community built upon deep and meaningful relationships between and among teachers, students, families, and staff, and for developing a superlative educational paradigm. That paradigm is invested in two deeply held beliefs - that students need to think critically AND creatively, and, that knowledge is deepened through plurality.
Duties and Responsibilities
The primary classroom responsibility will be to teach various levels of Social Sciences and History
Candidates with experience teaching Economics are
Supervise co-curricular activities (e.g. community service activities, clubs, publications, etc.)
Serve as an academic advisor to Upper School students
Other responsibilities include those that are normally part of a boarding school community
A minimum of three years of experience teaching Social
Sciences at the high school or college level
A master’s degree is preferred
Demonstrated skill and enjoyment working with adolescents
The ability to work as part of a team
Ability to collaborate with colleagues
Strong writing skills
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
Strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
High standards of professional conduct
AOA fosters an inclusive learning community for students from all social backgrounds. The successful candidate will possess a strong and demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and access.
All interested candidates should submit to Mr. Robert Ahrens, Assistant Head of School for Academics (email@example.com) the following:
1. A letter of interest
3. A list of three references and their contact information
All applicants should know that a formal BCI/FBI background check, and extensive communication with references will be a part of this hiring process.
Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.