Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. Established in 1915, the School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the California Association of Independent Schools.
Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, full-time Upper School History teacher for the 2020-2021 academic year to teach Modern World History (9th grade) and 10th grade American History. Our ideal candidate is someone who:
shares our value of cultivating strong, supportive and positive relationships between faculty and students,
will provide organizational structures and scaffolds for younger students, especially in writing skills,
seeks a highly collaborative, team approach with colleagues,
is comfortable discussing race, class and gender issues in the classroom,
is committed to including marginalized voices in the history curriculum,
exhibits a high level of professionalism,
is committed to on-going professional growth and learning.
Ideal candidates are dynamic, highly collaborative and committed to professional growth in their discipline and in their teaching practice. We look for educators who are passionate about teaching, experts in their fields, and dedicated to helping all students achieve. We want to meet teachers who will embody the heart of Menlo School by promoting collegial, respectful and supportive relationships and who are dedicated to helping all students achieve their best.
A bachelor’s degree is required and 3-5 years of teaching experience are highly preferred.
An exceptional work environment and caring community
Professional development opportunities
A comprehensive benefits package for employees and their families