Teacher of History
  • History
  • Teacher

Middlesex School, Concord, MA

Accredited by NEASC

Middlesex School, in Concord, MA will hire a permanent full-time History teacher for the 2021-22 academic year. Middlesex is a gender-inclusive, college-preparatory, boarding secondary school of 410 young people from all over the United States and world. We are characterized by a close and humane community, an unusually dedicated faculty, and very talented students. Middlesex seeks out and celebrates students from diverse backgrounds; more than 30% of students receive financial aid, more than 10% are international, and more than 30% are students of color.

We seek candidates who will bring vitality and experience to the full range of courses in the department, including U.S. History, World History, and electives as determined by department and teacher. Passion for the discipline and an investment in fostering the diversity of our community through pedagogy and curriculum are crucial qualities that the School seeks in candidates, as is an eagerness to engage with colleagues over these matters. Experience running and supporting programs such as Model Congress, Model UN, JSA, and debate is a valuable, though not required, aspect of the job. While seasoned candidates with advanced degrees are desired, we also know that great teachers come to us from a variety of backgrounds.

In addition to classroom teaching, the position will include coaching responsibilities (2 seasons) and evening/weekend supervisory duties. A willingness to participate with enthusiasm in all aspects of a residential secondary school community is essential. Please note that the academic week at Middlesex includes half-days on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Competitive salary and benefits, including a strong professional development program, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Middlesex School is committed to cultivating and sustaining a community that embraces difference and welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community.

To pursue this position, please submit materials as follows to careers@mxschool.edu: please write History in the subject line and attach as a single pdf a cover letter expressing qualifications for the position and interest in Middlesex School; a current resume; and three professional letters of reference. For candidates with less than five years of teaching experience, please include a transcript. Materials will be accepted until the position is filled.

Middlesex School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.