Columbus School for Girls (CSG) is an independent day school in Columbus, Ohio, founded in 1898, serving diverse students in grades pre-k through grade 12. CSG empowers girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders. As a leader in the education of girls and young women, it is a vibrant community of more than 565 students, 135 faculty and staff, and 2,500 active alumnae.CSG’s 8-acre academic campus in the beautiful Bexley neighborhood is a ten-minute drive from downtown Columbus, a city bustling with artistic, civic, and shopping experiences. Having just completed a strategic plan to guide the School’s direction over the next several years, CSG offers an exceptional, student-centered academic experience with strong offerings in the arts, an impressive athletic program, and a health and wellness curriculum that is unique in Central Ohio. This combination of academics and skills ensures that CSG students will be well prepared for life beyond CSG.
Columbus School for Girls seeks to hire an energetic and dedicated full-time Upper School History teacher to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. CSG offers a competitive salary, benefits, and professional opportunities and welcomes candidates who add to the racial, cultural, religious, and gender diversity of the school community.
Major Functions and Responsibilities:
Teach a variety of primary-source driven and writing-intensive Upper School History courses, from World and US History to a range of electives (Women’s Studies, History of World Religions, Film & Historical Truth).
Collaborate with the Upper School History teachers to ensure a cohesive, rich, and diverse history curriculum.
Timely and proactive communication with students, parents, and advisor about student progress.
Lead an advisory group.
Participate actively in the life of the school, including leading clubs and/or activities, supervising study halls, and possibly coaching.
Active participation in all faculty and staff meetings.
Experience, Characteristics, Qualities:
An undergraduate degree in a humanities related field with at least three years of classroom experience preferred.
We are particularly interested in educators with expertise in multicultural, non-European, and/or gender-focused lenses.
A continuous commitment to improve teaching proficiency, particularly with technology as applied to best practices in education.
Familiarity with diverse ways of engaging students over a range of learning styles enhanced by a desire to try new approaches.
Excellent communication skills, a love of teenagers, a sense of humor, and the ability to work well within a diverse, collaborative environment.
A commitment to and an understanding of the importance of an all-girls education.
Columbus School for Girls celebrates the diversity of our school and local communities including race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We welcome candidates representing the diversity of the world in our educational program, admissions, financial aid program, staff hiring, and other school-administered programs.
About Columbus School for Girls
Columbus School for Girls (CSG), located in Columbus Ohio, is an independent, college preparatory day school with a total enrollment of 540 girls. Founded in 1898, CSG is dedicated to girls’ intellectual, social, and ethical growth from early childhood through twelfth grade. The school is characterized by challenging academics, enriching arts and athletics, supportive relationships, and a range of diversity. Each CSG girl is empowered to discover her true voice and embrace her full potential amid the challenges and opportunities of a global and dynamic world.