This is a full-time position in the Upper School History Department. The successful candidate will teach four sections of history, including 9th and/or 10th grade World History and semester-long electives on specific topics in World History or Global Studies. The position involves two but possibly three preps. As a full-time faculty member, he/she will serve as an advisor for 8-10 students and support a co-curricular activity by coaching a sport or advising a major school activity. All faculty members are expected to support activities and events that contribute to the life of the school and to attend departmental, divisional and all-school staff meetings.
An undergraduate degree in history is required, a graduate degree is preferred with a focus on world regions other than Europe or the U.S. An interest in humanities is a plus. We are looking for candidates with at least three to five years of successful high school teaching experience as well as a background and interest in teaching research and writing to students in high school.
Friends Academy is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body and is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends Academy is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring exceptional, dedicated teachers of diverse backgrounds. We consider qualified individuals for employment with the School regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or any other state or federally protected classification.
About Friends Academy
Founded in 1876, Friends Academy is an independent Quaker college-preparatory private school located in Long Island, serving Early Childhood through 12th grade.