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Upper School History Teacher (One Year Leave; 2021-22 SY)

The Packer Collegiate Institute invites applicants interested in teaching full-time Upper School History for the academic year 2021-2022. This is a one-year position.  


This position entails teaching four sections of Upper School History and advising a small group of Upper School students. The teaching role requires close collaboration with other history teachers.

Packer’s commitment to families requires significant written and oral communication about student work and progress.  Our commitment to diversity requires a willingness to engage with complex ideas, to reflect critically on one’s own experiences, and to support students’ identities and diverse backgrounds. 

Applicants should possess:

  • Strong content knowledge and a range of pedagogical approaches to help students practice the historical thinking skills and the habits of mind that will empower them to interrogate the past, develop evidence-based arguments, and make connections to the present
  • A minimum of five years experience teaching history and be versatile in their ability to teach standard and advanced U.S and global courses
  • The desire to serve as advisors to support the social and emotional well-being of a cohort of grade-level students
  • A commitment to anti-bias and anti-racism work and to promoting an inclusive, just, and equitable school community
  • Familiarity with technology in the teaching of history is essential 
  • The desire to collaborate in planning curriculum with other members of a harmonious department is essential
  • A Master's degree is preferred, but not required

We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities, and beliefs.

Please send resume and cover letter to with “Job Listing 36014 - One Year Leave” in the subject line of the email. To be considered, materials submitted should be titled: “Last name First name - Document Title.” 

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