World Studies History Teacher
Title: Humanities Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt
Effective Date: July 1, 2020
Position Status: Full time, 10-month assignment
Asheville School, a purposefully small, co-ed boarding school of 295 students founded in 1900, and located on three hundred idyllic acres in the midst of the mountains of Western North Carolina, has an opening for a full-time World Studies History teacher. In addition to having a strong background in World History and the core works of Western Civilization, the ideal candidate would have experience teaching writing and team teaching in an inter-disciplinary curriculum. We are looking for candidates who visibly love working with adolescents, who embrace the newest pedagogies, and are eager to coach and/or assist with afternoon activities, Asheville School seeks candidates fully committed to investing energy in all three phases of the School's mission of "mind, body, and spirit".
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teach three sections of World History during our seven-period rotation.
2. Participate in two of the three seasons of our afternoon activities program.
3. Serve as an advisor for four to six students.
4. Potentially serve as a member of our residential team by living in one of our residential halls.
Minimum Job Requirements
1. B.A. in World History or related field;
2. Strong writing skills and the ability to teach writing;
3. A strong commitment to professional growth.
Conditions of Employment
Successful candidate must submit to a background check.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
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 frequently required to walk, stand, sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Asheville School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding employees through a competitive compensation and benefits package. Compensation is commensurate with applicant’s skills and experience.
Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to HR@AshevilleSchool.org. This position is open until filled.
Asheville School does not discriminate in its employment decisions or practices on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any disability that can be reasonably accommodated in the administration of its educational policies and school administered programs.