Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for a full time Upper School teaching positions in the History and Social Sciences Department, beginning in August 2018. Candidates with experience teaching economics and history at the AP level are especially desired. The History and Social Sciences Department at Ransom Everglades offers a range of history, government, social science, and area studies courses at various levels including AP, and encourages the development of new courses in area studies and interdisciplinary approaches. Candidates should be prepared to contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary and project-based learning, creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning, and be comfortable with the School’s value for inquiry-based, student-centered learning. Prior independent school teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in economics, history, or a related field; a Master’s degree is preferred.
The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.
Interested candidates should email application materials, including a completed application, a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to email@example.com. Semi-finalist candidates will be invited to a virtual interview with the Associate Head of School and the Department Chair. Finalists will be invited to campus for an in person interview and teaching demonstration, and will be asked to submit at least three references and/or letters of recommendation.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent, co-ed, grade 6-12 school of 1,075 students in Miami, Florida. The school is located on two campuses, on of which sits on the shore of Biscayne Bay. Proud of a tradition of academic excellence, the school is also characterized by a robust athletics program including 77 teams in 17 different sports, thriving visual and performing arts programs, and an historic, mission-driven commitment to community service.