Founded in 1889, Marlborough School is an independent girls college-preparatory school for grades 7 through 12 located in Los Angeles, California. Marlborough is the oldest independent girls’ school in the Southern California region. Central to Marlborough’s vision that Equity Leads Education is the belief in and passion for empowering young women to use their immense talents to better the world and become trailblazers in their own right. Bolstered by world-class faculty and staff, Marlborough students are challenged and inspired to work towards their own personal best and, in doing so, have an almost endless array of courses, extracurriculars, electives, and programs to spark their curiosity, deepen their compassion for one another, and lead lives of purpose.
We offer a position teaching the core World History courses in our Upper School History & Social Science curriculum and to be an active member of the Marlborough community. Our Upper School World History courses place strong emphasis on developing historical and critical thinking skills as well as college-preparatory research and writing in the humanities and social sciences. Each course involves a team of teachers who collaborate regularly to ensure that students in all sections have a consistent experience. World History courses focus on the evolution of global political, cultural, and social structures and their connections to contemporary events and issues. Special attention is paid to non-Western regions and their histories. In addition to these classroom teaching responsibilities, this position also entails active participation in school life.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach four history classes
Collaborate with fellow history faculty in teacher teams, contributing to lesson preparation as needed
Adhere to Marlborough’s academic policies, guidelines, and expectations
Plan, prepare, and deliver academically sophisticated and pedagogically engaging lessons for the appropriate developmental level and course designation
Communicate regularly with parents, teachers, student services, deans, and other administrators
Serve as a grade-level advisor to a group of approximately 12 students
Participate actively in department, grade-level, and school activities
Competitive annual salary ranging from $70,000 to $90,000.
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Access to voluntary benefits and tuition reimbursement programs.
Competitive retirement plans.
Generous time-off allowance to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
For more information about Marlborough School, its rigorous academic curriculum, fine arts and athletics programs, or if you would like to learn more about this position or other career opportunities, we invite you to visit the Careers link under the “About” drop-down menu on our website at: http://www.marlboroughschool.org.
Marlborough School is an equal opportunity employer. Marlborough recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Marlborough School is a diverse, inclusive community that strives to maintain diversity in all areas of employment.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Possess, at minimum, a B.A. in History or another discipline in the Social Sciences. A graduate degree in History or another discipline in the Social Sciences is strongly preferred. Expertise in a non-Western region is also highly welcomed.
Three years of demonstrated success teaching World History at the secondary level.
Possess confidence in their disciplinary and pedagogical expertise while remaining committed to professional growth and innovation in both these areas.
Enjoys collaboration and is comfortable with designing and executing curriculum as part of a teaching team.
Possess a high degree of interest in supporting the developmental needs of teenagers with the ability to combine high expectations with a high level of support.