This position is for the 2024-25 school year and begins in August, 2024.

Indian Creek School is an independent, co-ed day school in which 560 students age 3 to Grade 12 partner with innovative teachers in an outstanding educational program. Located on a beautiful, 114-acre campus in Crownsville, Maryland (just north of Annapolis), ICS students are nurtured and known as individuals while being challenged to discover their passions, purpose, and potential. The School's vision statement reads: Indian Creek is the premier independent school in the Annapolis area where kindness is currency, well-being is priority, and excellence in education is relentlessly pursued. The Indian Creek community is actively committed to diversity, equity, and belonging, and we foster an inclusive environment in which students feel understood, valued, respected, and affirmed.

ICS seeks faculty and staff who support our mission and values, who are committed to nurturing learners as individuals, and who are looking to join a vibrant community of professionals who are passionate about education. Faculty and staff are offered meaningful opportunities for professional growth. Because we are a small school, every member of our community plays a critical role in making sure the institution lives up to its mission.

This position is a full-time, 10-month position with occasional summer responsibilities, reporting to the Upper School Principal.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach four sections of Upper School (Grades 9-12) History. This could include courses in the History or Interdisciplinary departments, including ICS's signature Grade 9 required interdisciplinary course: "The History of our World".
  • Use a variety of pedagogical approaches, assessments, and strategies to drive instruction in Upper School History classes.
  • Provide feedback on student assignments in a timely and constructive manner.
  • Maintain an online course page on the School’s LMS aligned with academic standards and expectations.
  • Collaborate with History colleagues committed to building reading, writing, analytical, and communication skills while centering diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Develop and deliver interdisciplinary learning experiences.
  • Use a variety of assessments, such as student portfolios and project-based learning, to measure student understanding and drive instruction.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to a group of students.
  • Work with the Upper School principal and the Upper School team to ensure a positive and engaging Upper School experience for students.
  • Maintain positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Attend all divisional, departmental, and school faculty meetings, including professional development days.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Upper School Principal.