Phillips Exeter Academy, History
|Institution Type:||Preparatory School|
|Location:||New Hampshire, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
The History Department at Phillips Exeter Academy seeks to hire a full-time instructor beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. Candidates with expertise in Modern Africa, Latin America, or Antiquity are encouraged to apply. Secondary field is open.
In addition, candidates should possess…
- An advanced degree is required with 2-8 years of teaching experience are also preferred.
- Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
- In addition to teaching in areas of expertise, experience teaching US History is desirable.
- Enthusiasm for the additional responsibilities involved with working at a residential school.
- Willingness to enforce all school policies and rules governing student behavior.
While individual responsibilities will vary from one faculty position to another, the major job duties of all faculty members include the following:
- Teaching: Faculty teach four classes per trimester. All classes are student-centered discussions around a Harkness table. In order to meet the intellectual needs of the school’s talented and highly motivated students, teachers are expected to be dedicated to daily preparation for the best possible classes.
- Cultural Competency: Faculty are expected to demonstrate respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
- Residential Life: Faculty generally reside in campus housing and play a critical role in cultivating Exeter’s community-centered student dormitory life. Each faculty member is generally responsible for one weekend per month and one to three nights per week of dormitory duty, depending on the dormitory size.
- Advising: Faculty are expected to serve as mentors to student advisees throughout students’ time at Exeter. The adviser is the main liaison between an advisee’s family/guardian and the Academy.
- Extracurricular Activities: Faculty are generally expected to participate in the school’s extracurricular activities (e.g. coaching, advising student clubs, and/or committee work).
- Diversity or cultural competency education (conferences, seminars, in-service programs, coursework, independent study and understanding of intercultural perspectives.
- Successfully complete a criminal background check (reviewed every 5 years).
- Clean Driving record (reviewed annually).
Note: Part-time History Teaching Position also Available
To apply please visit our website at www.exeter.edu/careers
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies