History Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

St. Andrew’s School, Barrington, RI

St. Andrew’s School (RI) seeks a full-time History teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. Reporting to the Humanities dept head, this person will be a member of the Humanities dept. A description of the position and subsequent duties is listed below:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in History or humanities-related field, Concentration in World History would be preferred IB experience preferred

Instruction:

● Teach five sections of History across both the IB Middle Years and Diploma Programmes

● Develop and coordinate quality curriculum for courses assigned as it relates to IB Standards and Practices

● Review and revise units of study and curriculum maps regularly as it relates to IB Standards and Practices

● Coordinate with the Department Head as it relates to any new book choices, field trips, or speakers

Advising:

● Advise students who need individualized support, particularly for executive functioning. This includes the start of the day: helping students to be organized for classes from a materials management perspective and check out at the end of the day: supporting the planner, prioritizing, and organizing what to bring home.

● Serve as an advocate and coach for each advisee. Communicate with parents bi-weekly in the form of a parent contact (email or phone call) to keep parents informed about their child’s overall academic and social/emotional progress.

Extracurricular:

● Coach and/or oversee two activities per year

● Participate in the residential life program, which includes weekend duties approximately five times per year

Communication:

● Establishes and maintains a cooperative and professional relationship with administration, colleagues, students, parents

● Attends all department and full faculty meetings, as well as any applicable parent meetings regarding students or advisees

● Attends and participates enthusiastically in weekly collaborative planning meetings

● Demonstrates proficiency in communication that is high touch provides a supportive disposition and adheres to a 24 hour turnaround time for email responses

● Updates Department Head on a regular basis concerning the status of classes, advisees, and activities

● Communicates with teachers and administration as needed to advocate for advisees and students

● Communicates with advisees’ parents or guardians as required, or more frequently if needed

● Actively promotes the Sciences throughout the St. Andrew’s community

● Actively participates in the St. Andrew’s community activities and events

● Communicates with the Department Head regarding budgetary needs as early as possible for supplies essential for successful instruction and proposed field trips.

Other duties:

● Completes an annual self-evaluation process, which includes goal setting and reflection

● Meets with department head as needed

● Attend as many as possible school-related events and assist as needed

● Become a Google Level 1 Certified Educator within one year of hire

● Attend IB Training within one year of hire

If interested, please submit a cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and current resume to: Alexandra R. McMullen Assistant Head of School for Academics amcmullen@standrews-ri.org

St. Andrew’s School

Barrington, RI
Elementary, Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender
Religiously-Affiliated