Appointment: Full-time for Current 2022-2023 School Year
Reports to: Upper School Director
Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school near Cleveland, with a beautiful 300 acre campus located in Willoughby, OH. Our Academy offers early childhood, elementary, middle and secondary education to committed students in a multicultural setting. AOA is 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. An AOA education empowers students to develop into empathic and caring global citizens capable of leading the way into a dynamic future.
Andrews Osborne Academy is seeking an experienced Upper School History teacher for the current 2022-2023 school year. This is a full-time position and the ideal candidate would have experience teaching History subjects in grades 9-12, including AP curriculum.
The successful candidate must possess the interest and energy to thrive within a lively workplace, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor, the ability to work in a highly collaborative and collegial environment, and possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.. Candidates should also be comfortable incorporating the use of various technologies to support student learning.
General duties and responsibilities include but are not restricted to the following:
Teach five (5) classes as assigned by the History Department Chair
Serve as an advisor to 8-12 students
Ensure that formal and informal evaluation is occurring sufficiently throughout the academic year in every class taught to allow students, parents, and faculty to get an accurate picture of each student’s understanding of the content
Teach both critical AND creative thinking skills as they apply to the content area
Provide narrative comments at selected intervals throughout the year
Keep online gradebook up-to-date
Other duties as assigned by the Upper School Director
Experience teaching History at the high school or college level
A master’s degree is preferred but not required
Interest and demonstrated skill and enjoyment working with adolescents
The ability to work as part of a team
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
Ability to collaborate with colleagues
Strong commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
High standards of professional conduct
Interested parties should send the following materials to Upper School Director Wesley Wilson, (firstname.lastname@example.org):
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 will be a part of this hiring process.
Andrews Osborne Academy is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.