Upper School History and Humanities Teacher 

Reports To:  Head of Upper School 

FLSA Status: Nonexempt 

 

About Glenelg Country School 

Glenelg Country School is a non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 on 90-acre campus just minutes from Columbia, MD, with approximately 800 students. 

  

The school welcomes candidates with a sense of teamwork who want to work in a school community. Glenelg Country School (GCS) requires a strong commitment toward working closely with students and colleagues in and out of the classroom. At GCS, successful candidates participate in the school’s overall life by contributing to service learning, clubs, enrichment classes, field trips, and faculty committees. In keeping with its mission, Glenelg Country strives to attract faculty and staff who embrace diversity of background, culture, and thought. GCS draws students primarily from Howard County and six surrounding counties with more than half of students identifying as ethno-racially diverse.  

  

Glenelg Country School is an equal opportunity employer and employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include health coverage, retirement packages, and study grants. 

 

Typical Education and Experience: 

A BA in a related field. 

 

Overview of Essential Functions 

  • Teaching history in a multidisciplinary course introducing conflicts and exchanges between Western Europe and the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America, with an emphasis on early modern and modern eras.
    • Adopting non-Western texts, art, and perspectives to move the course beyond the horizons of a traditional Euro-centric curriculum.
    • Collaborating effectively in a team of three to craft and refine a consistent experience for all tenth-grade students in both Honors and On-Level groups. 

 

Key Skills and Attributes:    

The successful candidate will bring to GCS a love of working with adolescents and the ability to differentiate instruction among a wide range of learners with appropriate educational technologies. GCS is a thriving community built on the holistic development of its students. All full-time Upper School teachers contribute to clubs and enrichment activities and advise a group of ten or eleven students for their entire Upper School career. 

 

Typical Level of interaction:  

The successful candidate will thrive in the collaborative environment of a team-taught class. 

 

Typical Education and Experience:  

A BA in a related field. 

 

Competencies: 

The successful candidate will possess superior interpersonal communication. 

 

Administration:  

All prospective employees must be able to clear background checks, as required by the State of Maryland. 

 

Physical Demands:  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to listen, physically direct, and speak with others. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus with screens, white boards, printed material, and ability to see children in detail. The employee must be able to lift at least thirty pounds. The employee is also regularly required to climb two flights of stairs. 

 

Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those of a school and what an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate; however, variations in noise level may occur when the employee attends school functions such as assemblies, school dances, and other events. 

 
See the GCS website, glenelg.org, for more information about the school. 

Apply for this position

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All applicants must download and complete a GCS employment application which can be found at here.

Applicants who fail to submit this application will not be considered.

Required Documents

All applicants must download and complete a GCS employment application which can be found at here. Applicants who fail to submit this application will not be considered.

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