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Posted
February 12, 2019
School
Position
Upper School History Teacher
Description
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Crystal Springs Uplands School is a 6-12 co-educational independent day school that spans two distinct campuses and has a deeply connected culture and community that celebrates scholarship, strives for balance, and fosters inclusion. Motivated learners who bring a multitude of diverse and unique backgrounds to our community, Crystal students lead with humility, seek growth challenges, and embrace authenticity. Crystal adults are experienced, collaborative educators who are committed to effective teaching and professional growth, love working
with students inside and outside of the classroom, and engage in their work with dedication and humor. Crystal embodies its core values through robust professional growth and leadership opportunities, intentional relationship-building, innovative curriculum and rich co-curricular programs, and a continual
commitment to creating a diverse, equitable school community.

Crystal Springs Uplands School seeks an Upper School History teacher starting August 2019. This position could be a minimum of half-time to a maximum of full-time, depending on course sectioning. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of World History teaching experience and a B.A./B.S. in a relevant field (Masters Degree preferred). A successful candidate in this position will:

● Have expertise in a range of Asian and African histories and culture in particular, but experience
with other content areas, such as U.S. history, is desirable
● Exhibit a passion for content knowledge and a range of effective pedagogical approaches
● Demonstrate commitment to equitable and culturally responsive teaching practices
● Cultivate an inclusive, collaborative, and challenging learning environment that reflects Crystal’s
core values and allows our diverse student body to grow and thrive
● Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop integrated and meaningful curriculum and
programming
● Integrate technology in effective ways that enhances students’ learning experiences and growth
● Take advantage of opportunities for professional growth, leadership, and community building
● Serve as an advisor who is committed to the social and emotional development of students
● Bring unique skills to contribute to our multifaceted community outside of the classroom (e.g.
coaching, sponsoring a club, leading a global trip, speaking multiple languages, etc.)

Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position (including whether you can accommodate a part-time and/or full-time teaching load) as well as your anticipated contribution to the Crystal community, your resume, and a list of three references to Kent Holubar, History Department
Head, by email: [email protected] or by mail: Crystal Springs Uplands School, 400 Uplands Drive, Hillsborough, CA 94010.

Crystal Springs Uplands School (CSUS) is an equal opportunity employer committed to provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at CSUS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, religion and genetic information. Candidates of color and from other groups traditionally underrepresented in independent schools are encouraged to apply.
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