St. Margaret’s School is seeking a History teacher for the 2020 - 2021 academic year. In addition to inspiring students through the instruction of Geography, World History and possibly United States History, the ideal candidate will demonstrate interest in developing new elective courses within the humanities discipline.
Teaching 4-5 sections of varying levels of history and humanities courses.
Acting as an adviser to a small group of students.
Acting as a member of a class sponsor team.
Supporting co-curricular efforts including Days of Service and Wellness programming with attendance and enthusiasm.
Embracing and participating in River Program outdoor activities with class sponsor team.
Acting as a residential faculty member including 1 night weekly of residential hall duty and 8-9 weekends per school year of weekend duty.
Coaching or sponsoring 2 trimesters of an after school activity or sport.
Fostering the Episcopal identity of the school by attending Chapel twice weekly with the community.
Engaging in departmental, cross-disciplinary, and whole faculty efforts to enrich and expand the curriculum and the development of St. Margaret’s students.
Fostering a boarding school mentality of teamwork and belonging.
A Bachelor’s degree in history or a related field with an advanced degree preferred.
Experience in an independent school setting.
A demonstrated desire for continual professional growth.
An understanding of contemporary best practices for the instruction of history.
A willingness to learn best methods for teaching in an all-girls environment.
An ability to communicate thoughtfully with students, colleagues, parents, and various community members.
An ability to teach effectively in block periods, including appropriate use of blended learning and differentiation.
A desire to contribute to all areas of school life, including athletics and co-curricular programming.
A willingness to uphold the mission of the school.
St. Margaret’s School provides a competitive salary and benefits package that includes campus housing. All meals are provided when school is in session.
St. Margaret’s School is an all-girls school located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The mission of St. Margaret’s is to provide a learning environment where girls know they belong, are challenged and supported to believe in themselves, and prepared to become their best. We inspire girls to reach their full potential and make a better world.
St. Margaret’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin in the administration of its hiring practices.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume “Attention: History Faculty Position” to Tracie Mothershead at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About St. Margaret's School
Founded in 1921, St. Margaret’s School is an Episcopal boarding and day school with 120 girls in grades 8–12 and postgraduate. The student body is 30% international, representing 14 countries. Located on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Tappahannock, Virginia, an hour northeast of Richmond and two hours from the Washington DC metro area, St. Margaret’s offers the intimacy of a small school with impressive academic and co-curricular offerings.