The Potomac School seeks qualified candidates for the position of Upper School History Teacher to begin duties August 2013.
The ideal candidate has a broad history background, is versatile enough to teach the various levels of history appropriate for a college preparatoryschool, and comes with the appropriate skills to engage students in a lively, intellectually rigorous and interactive discourse. Candidates must be willing to work closely with departmental colleagues in a collaborative setting. Other responsibilities for this position include those that are normally part of an independent school commitment: advisory assignments, possible coaching or extracurricular activity assignments, committee work, and other routine duties.
Prior teaching experience is preferred, especially experience teaching United States history. A candidate must also possess the interest and energy to thrive within a lively work place, a genuine appreciation of adolescents, a sense of humor and the ability to work as part of a team. Clearly, a desire to work in an independent school community is essential.
In striving to fulfill its mission, Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. Send a cover letter, current salary and resume to Potomac School, Attn: Human Resources Manager by fax (703) 356-4651 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org . EOE. Please refer to our website for all available job postings: www.potomacschool.org
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