ResponsibilitiesThe qualified candidate will employ the latest technology and demonstrate a desire and ability to teach outside a traditional classroom setting, utilizing our ponds, trees, wooded trails, streams, and horses. Embracing our values of respect for self, others, and the environment, Barrie teachers are committed to working with a diverse group of learners in a collaborative and flexible community.
The Humanities Department explores cultures in an interdisciplinary manner, starting with English and History and extending to religion, economics, and philosophy. Classes are double periods. He or she should be comfortable instructing both Middle School and Upper School students.
RequirementsThe qualified candidate must be eager to advise students and willing to carry out the tasks expected of full-time faculty. This position entails teaching Humanities 6 and Humanities 9, both courses that focus on American history and literature.
In addition to teaching Humanities classes, the teacher will teach one or two trimester-long electives and teach an Extended Study Week program. An interest in coaching, drama, or other after-school activities is expected. Flexibility, a creative spirit, desire to collaborate, and a sense of humor is essential.A love of teaching writing and knowledge of differentiation techniques are required.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; graduate work is preferred.
The National Council for History Education promotes historical literacy by creating opportunities for teachers and students to benefit from more history, better taught.