Sacramento Country Day School, the regional leader in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade independent school education since 1964, and the number-one ranked high school in Sacramento, seeks a history teacher.
Serving more than 500 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, Country Day’s mission is to “inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately.”
Country Day embraces the ideals of a liberal arts education. We encourage our students to develop the full range of their capabilities – intellectual, physical, creative, social, and moral, and we cultivate in them the habits and skills that will enable them to lead fulfilling lives. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.
This position includes teaching World History (for 9th grade students), U.S. History, and AP U.S. History, as well as other math courses and electives. Strong candidates will embrace designing curriculum and teaching within an innovative model that inspires students to understand deeply and to create uniquely.
Candidates should be prepared to integrate themselves in the life of the school, including, but not limited to, teaching courses in the elective program, serving as an advisor, and chaperoning field trips (when permitted).
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; graduate degrees preferred
Experience and expertise that align with our humanities program; ethnic studies expertise preferred
Demonstrated successful teaching experience and someone who enjoys working with children
Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work well with students and colleagues; willingness to be an active, enthusiastic member of the Country Day community
Strong commitment to equity and inclusion
School requirements include: Background check, First Aid/CPR training (school sponsored), negative TB result.
Sacramento Country Day School’s mission is to inspire intellectual discovery and engage a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Sacramento Country Day School teachers are active in the school community, many serving as advisors, trip chaperones, and coaches. The ideal candidate will add strength to a wide range of programs and embrace a diverse and powerful learning community.
Sacramento Country Day School is an inclusive community and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. To apply, please send a single .pdf file that includes a letter of interest, resume, and list of three (3) references to Head of High School Brooke Wells at [email protected]
About Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento Country Day School, the leading elementary, middle, and secondary school in Sacramento and throughout the region, inspires intellectual discovery and engages a diverse community to think critically, live creatively, and act compassionately. Country Day's core values, as outlined in our mission statement, include: Intellectual Discovery, Diversity, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Compassion. Serving 500 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, Country Day is located in Sacramento, California, between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe, with both roughly 90 minutes away.