Ransom Everglades School is seeking applications for full time, Upper School faculty members in the History and Social Sciences Department, beginning in August 2019. The History and Social Sciences Department at Ransom Everglades offers history, government, social science, and area studies courses, including most Advanced Placement courses, and encourages the development of new courses and curriculum that emphasizes area studies, interdisciplinary approaches, and creative application of technology. Candidates can contribute to the department’s ongoing discussions about interdisciplinary and project-based learning, innovative assessments, and creating opportunities for student research and experiential learning are especially attractive. Candidates must also be comfortable helping to advance the School’s value for inquiry-based, student-centered learning and its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ransom Everglades expects its faculty members to participate in department meetings, student activities, and be engaged in the life of the school. Candidates with experience teaching United States history at the AP level, and/or with a background in digital humanities, and/or with an interest in assisting with the Speech and Debate, program are especially attractive. Prior independent school teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must have Master’s degree in economics, history, or a related field.
The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence, and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural, and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student’s sense of identity, community, personal integrity, and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and contribute to society.
Candidates should email a completed application (found on the Employment web page), a cover letter, a CV, and unofficial transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be invited to campus for an in person interview and teaching demonstration, and will be asked to submit at least three references and/or letters of recommendation. For more information about Ransom Everglades School, see our web site: www.ransomeverglades.org.
About Ransom Everglades School
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is an independent, co-ed, grade 6-12 school of 1,084 students in Miami, Florida. The school is located on two campuses, on of which sits on the shore of Biscayne Bay. Proud of a tradition of academic excellence, the school is also characterized by a robust athletics program including 76 teams in 17 different sports, thriving visual and performing arts programs, and an historic, mission-driven commitment to community service.