Hackley School: Upper School History Teacher (Grades 9-12)
Hackley School seeks a full-time Upper School history teacher for grades 9-12 for the 2020-2021 school year.
The preferred candidate will have the appropriate academic background (BA in history and MA in relevant field preferred) and prior history teaching experience. The candidate should be knowledgeable in several areas of historical study, comfortable working with curricula that employ a variety of primary and secondary sources, and adept at developing students’ research and writing abilities.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Andy King, Director of Upper School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hackley School:
Hackley is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in community and does not discriminate on the basis of color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Hackley is a nonsectarian coeducational K-12 independent school located in Tarrytown, NY, 20 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River, and one mile from a Metro North Station. Founding as a boarding school in 1899, Hackley enrolls 835 day students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12, and 30 five-day boarding students in Grades 9 -12. With close to 40% of our faculty residing on campus, Hackley combines the community cohesion of a boarding school with the stimulation of a day school in close proximity to one of the great cities of the world.
Candidates should have a strong interest in the academic, social, and emotional well-being of Upper School students; be eager to work collaboratively and with good humor with the History department and the broader faculty community; be interested in working as an academic advisor to Upper School students and in contributing to the extracurricular life of Hackley’s Upper School.
About Hackley School
Located on a 285-acre woodland campus in Tarrytown, NY, Hackley School is a K-12 coeducational day and five-day boarding school. Visitors are drawn to the beauty of Hackley’s historic Quad, yet the School’s facilities – library , Upper School classrooms, athletics fields and cross country trails opened within the last year, and recently added Lower School, Middle School and Science facilities on a gracefully designed campus – rival those of nationally known boarding schools.
For 113 years, Hackley has welcomed all with the words carved over the entry: “Enter here to be and find a friend.” The warmth of Hackley’s community enables both challenge and nurture, giving students the means to set and attain high personal goals. Supporting student achievement in rigorous academics, arts, athletics, and community service, Hackley honors commitment and strength of character, with a mission statement that underscores the importance of these values: “Hackley challenges students to grow in character, scholarship, and accomplishment, to offer unreserved effort, and to learn from our community’s varying perspectives and backgrounds.”
By committing energy, time, and imagination to serving ...the needs of people beyond Hackley, students experience the satisfaction of helping others and gain appreciation for the complexity and concerns of the larger community. A Hackley education prepares students to think and act with care and effectiveness both in college and beyond. Hackley is also a member of Round Square. For more information on Round Square at Hackley visit www.hackleyschool.org/roundsquare