Dawson, a K-12 independent school of 529 students located east of Boulder on a beautiful 112-acre campus, seeks a History teacher for upper school (grades 9-12). Dawson is a growing and passionate educational community dedicated to the healthy development and education of all of its students.
Dawson School Mission Statement:
Dawson School is dedicated to excellence of mind, body, and character. We prepare students through challenging and relevant learning, to become creative, resilient problem-solvers who bring their best to the world.
Professional and Personal Qualifications
An undergraduate degree in history, social studies or related field is required, a graduate degree is preferred
Experience teaching Upper School History
Demonstrated classroom management skills
Excellent communication skills
Personal warmth and friendliness
An attitude that exemplifies teamwork and personal responsibility
Ability to include technology elements into all aspects of instruction
Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters
Demonstrate enthusiasm for work with all school constituencies
Model school virtues of respect, compassion, courage, and integrity
Report to Director of Upper School
Teach four sections of History with a focus on Ancient World History, plus elective
Serve as Advisor
Participate in class trips and Winterim
Actively participate in the extracurricular life of the School
Additional duties as deemed necessary by the School
The salary range for this position is $45,000-$70,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, and 401k. Interested candidates should go to the Dawson website (www.dawsonschool.org), scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Employment link, click the link under Current Job Opportunities at Dawson, and select the Upper School History Teacher posting to apply for this position. Only online applications will be accepted.