Kent Place School is seeking a full-time upper school history teacher with a passion for global understanding, communication, inquiry, and depth of content knowledge, particularly in American history/studies. The ideal candidate should be an interdisciplinary thinker who has the potential and ability to teach a range of courses; experience at the Advanced Placement level a plus. Responsibilities for this position will include collaborating with colleagues, advising students, and participating in community events.
Please submit resume and cover letter to: Julia Gentile, Director of Studies, Kent Place School, 42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07902-0308; or, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with "US History" in the subject line. Kent Place School is an equal opportunity employer. We seek candidates who will add to the diversity of the school community.
Kent Place recognizes that teachers are the foundation of the school’s mission. Our faculty is made up of a diverse group of men and women who are inspiring scholars and leaders of exemplary character. Through encouraging inquiry, collaboration, interdisciplinary and critical thinking, they inspire each student to achieve her full academic, physical and creative potential; to love learning; to gain confidence; to live responsibly; to lead; and to develop respect for herself and others in the global community. KPS continually seeks teaching candidates who reflect these qualities themselves and who reflect the diversity of the global community; who possess the communication skills to guide students in meaningful and productive ways; who are passionate about teaching and learning, as well as their subject areas; and who can make positive contributions to the school community.
Minimum of three years History/Social Studies teaching experience.
About Kent Place School
Kent Place School is an all-girls independent non-sectarian K-12 day school, with a coeducational preschool, in Summit, New Jersey.