Upper School Humanities Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

Moses Brown School, Providence, RI

Responsibilities: Moses Brown seeks a full-time Humanities teacher starting on November 15, 2021. The successful applicant will teach 2 sections of 10th grade modern world history and 2 sections of a 9th grade class on Europe’s rise to power. This is an interim position, with the ability to apply for a full-time position for the following year.

Working collaboratively with other members of the Humanities department is important to our school culture. In addition, teachers work closely with students outside of the classroom during office hours and for occasional extra help outside of these times.

To note: MB is currently operating with  in-person teaching and learning  We will continue to monitor conditions and guidelines from local, state, and national authorities.  If/as conditions change, we may be required to shift modes; experience teaching in a distance learning and/or a hybrid model is helpful, though not necessary.

Qualifications: Candidates should have a relevant academic background, a demonstrated commitment to cultural competency, and a strong commitment to teaching history from diverse perspectives.  We seek applicants who are able to foster intellectual curiosity in students, and will engage them in thinking critically about the world. A focus on strong verbal and written communication skills is essential.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited institution. Two to five years of teaching experience is preferred, although not a requirement for application. Master’s degree or beyond is desirable. We seek candidates who are passionate about their desire to teach, advise, and learn from high school students, committed to working collaboratively, and eager to embrace and forward the Quaker mission of the school. We welcome applications from candidates with experience teaching in a distance learning format, or with experience designing education for a digital platform.

Compensation:  Compensation is competitive and based on education and number of years of experience. The school offers a competitive package of benefits to its faculty and staff, including vacation, sick and personal days, health insurance, and retirement plan.

To apply:  Please submit a resume, cover letter that serves as a statement of interest, and the names and contact information for 3 references to jobs@mosesbrown.org. It is very important that you indicate USHUMANITIES-001 in the subject line of the email. Once we have read and discussed applications, we will be in touch with select candidates to arrange interviews.


Moses Brown School

Providence, RI
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, High School
All Gender