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Posted
March 13, 2019
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Position
Upper School U.S. History Teacher
Description
As a full-time classroom teacher, you will initially be responsible for teaching 4-5 sections of History in our Humanities Department. This position will likely focus on teaching 111h-grade U.S. History classes, and will likely include advanced-level and interdisciplinary courses. All teachers at Dunn work closely with their peers in a collaborative, cooperative, college-preparatory academic environment. The 11th-grade Humanities teachers work particularly closely in the collaborative delivery of our 11th-grade Humanities curriculum. You will also be involved with other facets of the Dunn School boarding community such as coaching, advising, and residential duties. At Dunn School, teacher effectiveness and impact are measured and aligned to the Dunn School Characteristics of Professional Excellence. The CPEs describe an educator who is committed to the following: Professional Growth, Collegiality/Community, Mission and Core Values, Student-Centered, Academic Excellence, Individualized Instruction.

Roles and Responsibilities
- Teach 4 to 5 sections of History
- Teach 1-2 Wednesday afternoon enrichment classes
- Coach 1 season of after-school athletics or activities
- Residential duty in the dormitories (2-3 nights/month Sunday-Thursday)
- Weekend duty (approximately five weekend duty shifts and five Friday night duty shifts)
- Student advisor (4-6 students)
- Participation in the Dunn School Leadership Program
- Other duties and roles to be determined

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following professional skills and characteristics:
- History teaching experience (certification is not required) in a 9th- through 12th-grade educational environment
- Bachelorís degree (Master's degree preferred)
- Ability to work collaboratively with other members of the Dunn School faculty
- Good writing skills
- Academic computer literacy
- A desire to learn and grow professionally

How to Apply:
Please email a letter of introduction and your resume to Gene Vachon, Associate Head of School. Your cover letter should highlight any education, previous experience, or desire to work in a boarding school environment.

Contact
Gene Vachon
[email protected]

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