Upper School Social Studies Teacher (Full-Time, One-Year Sabbatical Replacement)

Faculty / Full-Time

Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA

Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Upper School Social Studies Teacher (full-time, one-year sabbatical replacement) for the 2024-25 academic year.

The individual in this position will be accountable for:
•          Teaching introductory and advanced Social Studies courses to Upper School students in grades 9-12, including Economics and Western Civilization
•          Serving as a coach or club leader, as determined by the needs of the School
•          Contributing to the life of the Upper School as full-time member of the faculty

Successful candidates will value collaboration with colleagues, bring creativity and innovation to curriculum development, and deeply enjoy working with adolescents and supporting them in achieving high levels of interest and mastery in social studies and history. In addition, candidates must be creative, curious, kind, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication and executive skills. They should have an ability to work and multi-task effectively both independently and collaboratively in an active school environment, as well as possess a willingness to add value to all aspects of community life at the School. Further, they should be interested in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning, as well have experience employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience with inclusive teaching practices, exhibit cross-cultural competencies, and exercise a commitment to equity and advancing the School’s mission.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, at least 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience, and significant coursework in a relevant subject.

This is a full-time, one-year sabbatical position reporting to the Director of the Upper School.

Dana Hall seeks candidates who have demonstrated experience and commitment to community building, nurturing a culture of belonging, equitable and inclusive practices, and collaborative solutions to complex challenges.

Dana Hall School

Wellesley, MA
Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day