Upper School History

Summary of the Position: The Montgomery Academy is seeking an upper school history teacher to teach AP United States History and a U.S. History survey, which provides an innovative approach of connecting past and present themes across the chronological span of the nation’s history. An emphasis on developing writing skills and critical thinking characterizes both courses. Also of interest are prospective faculty who can offer a course in Psychology and other electives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach five upper school history sections
  • Serve as an advisor and/or faculty sponsor
  • Effectively integrate educational technology appropriately into the curriculum including managing a LMS
  • Work closely and effectively with other history teachers to ensure the meaningful progression from course to course
  • Communicate with parents proactively, positively and professionally to support the academic, social-emotional, and physical needs of students
  • Integrate the language of leadership and character development into the classroom
  • Perform other duties to support the division and/or school as a whole

Qualifications and Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in history or other relevant subject; advanced degree preferred
  • Independent school teaching experience preferred
  • Creative, enthusiastic and innovative
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adopts a growth-mindset approach to 21st century learning
  • Commitment to holistic student development
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in professional development

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