Georgetown Preparatory School is currently seeking a social studies teacher for a full–time position for the 2020-21 academic year. The applicant should have a strong background in World History and U.S. History. The position includes classes primarily in 10th Grade World History as well as some background and training in U.S. History.
Georgetown Prep requires a commitment to the mission and values of the school, as well as the willingness to contribute to the co-curricular program.
Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate teaching area is required, with a master’s degree preferred or a combination of an unrelated bachelor's degree and appropriate professional experience. Applicants must be enthusiastic, energetic, and willing to teach as a member of a team, in conjunction with the other department members. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching social studies at the high school level, and will also have experience with and appreciation for the Jesuit model of education.
All interested candidates should submit to Ms. Denise Hitt, Assistant to the Headmaster (email@example.com) the following:
1. Maryland House Bill 486 History Review Forms 2. A letter of interest 3. Resume 4. A response to the following: Describe your philosophy of education and explain how you hope to put it into practice as a member of the Georgetown Prep faculty. (Maximum Response: 1000 words) 5. In the 2020-21 school year Georgetown Prep will be expanding our sophomore social studies requirement from a semester-long global history course into a year-long course. We are seeking a creative, thoughtful, and enthusiastic new colleague who can both develop the curriculum for and teach this new course. Please describe the approach you would take and opportunities you see in this challenge.
Maryland House Bill 486
Maryland House Bill 486 requires Georgetown Prep to contact your current employer and all of your former employers by which you had contact with minors, to request information relating to child sexual abuse or sexual misconduct. Please note that an applicant's current employer will not be contacted until the final stages of our interview process. Applicants will be informed of this outreach in advance. These attachments must be completed and uploaded to the employment application.
Please note that your work history on your application and the number of forms must match in accordance to the requirements below or your application will be disqualified.
One Form must be completed for your current employer whether you have had contact with a minor or not. AND One Form must be completed for all past employers for which you have had contact with minors.
E.g. – You had 3 jobs: 1. Current Employer - Smith's Bank – Although no contact with a minor – you would still need to complete a form for that job since it is your current employer. 2. Prior Employer - Smith's Bank – no contact with minors so no form necessary. 3. Prior Employer- Daycare - You had contact with minors so you would need to complete a form for this employer.
Additional Salary Information: Successful candidates may also be eligible to apply for a role working with the boarding community in the dormitories. Faculty who also work as dorm parents are provided with housing accommodations and additional benefits.
About Georgetown Preparatory School
Founded in 1789, Georgetown Preparatory is a Jesuit, Catholic college preparatory day and boarding school. Prep’s commitment to the 450 year-old Ignatian paradigm of a rigorous liberal arts curriculum emphasizes reflection, discernment, scholarly and programmatic excellence and personal responsibility. The curriculum exposes students to a breadth of knowledge and calls for critical evaluation and self-examination. Students are taught in small classes where they participate in active discussion with teachers and an atmosphere of genuine concern for the personal growth of the individual is fostered.