The Doane Stuart School seeks an experienced and creative secondary teacher to fill a high school maternity leave/long-term sub position from approximately early September 2021 through early January 2022. We are looking for a candidate who has a solid understanding of the academic, social, and emotional development and needs of children at this level (grades 9 - 12). Doane Stuart is built around rigorous intellectual exploration and joyful discovery. Students are challenged to think deeply about concepts and ideas, to make learning personal and relevant, to ask questions, and to look for broader truths and understanding. We are looking for candidates who demonstrate a student-centered approach to teaching and learning, attention to the “whole student,” strong differentiation skills, a commitment to culturally responsive pedagogy, and a strong grounding in best practices.
The school expects candidates to have a willingness and ability to use differentiated instruction in the classroom. The successful candidate will be asked to implement a hands-on, student centered curriculum where technology is used as a teaching tool as well as a student resource. The successful candidate will be part of a close-knit teaching and learning community. A high degree of teamwork, collaboration, and communication are a must; a sense of humor is appreciated. Doane Stuart values high initiative, creativity, and flexibility.
The Upper School History teacher is a member of the school faculty and is responsible for all of the duties thereof. A successful candidate will possess a solid background in world history and social science. They will teach multiple sections of 9th grade World History, Health, and two other Social Science elective classes. Curriculum will be provided by the classroom teacher. The position requires engaging in ongoing assessment of student progress using a variety of different means. This will include maintaining accurate records and utilizing assessment data to tailor instruction to individual student needs. This teacher serves as an advisor for multiple students. Experience with Google Classroom is preferred. Additional responsibilities for all teachers includes partnering with families, assessing and evaluating student progress, advising students, supporting admissions work, and participating in faculty meetings, teacher conferences, and school events, and other duties as assigned.
An independent, co-educational day school serving the greater Albany area, The Doane Stuart School admits students of any race, religion, color, national and ethnic origin, and sexual preference to all the rights, privileges, and programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the School. It does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, or sexual preference, nor in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other School-administered programs. Doane Stuart is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to James Wheaton, Upper School Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Doane Stuart School
Doane Stuart is a coed, interfaith school that serves talented students from throughout New York's Capital Region.