FEATURED JOB: History and Humanities teacher, Ramaz Upper School

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Ramaz Upper School, History

History and Humanities teacher

The Ramaz Upper School, a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seeks a full-time History and Humanities teacher to teach in our core history sequence as well as contribute elective courses that encompass history, literature, and/or philosophy. The core sequence consists of three years of world history (including American history) with special attention paid to Jewish history. Electives in recent years have included courses on the modern Middle East, political economy, and Plato’s Republic. Our ideal candidate would be a dynamic pedagogue committed to discussion-based learning, who seeks to guide the intellectual growth of young people and is interested in collaboratively designing interdisciplinary courses, including ones with a Judaic Studies component. Candidates with expertise in Asian history, economic history, art history, history of science, history of religion, or the history of philosophy are especially attractive. 



  • Teach five yearlong courses (three preps)
  • Collaborate on curriculum design, assessments, and teaching methods
  • Attend meetings and required community events during and after the school day
  • Organize and chaperone after school outings to cultural venues in the city
  • Serve as a student advisor



  • Enjoys working with young adults
  • Approaches work with positivity, energy, empathy, and a sense of humor
  • Demonstrates pedagogical skill
  • Possesses a broad knowledge of history and the humanities and curiosity for learning more
  • Values collaboration and works well with others
  • Contributes beyond the classroom
  • Possesses an advanced degree in history or a related field (PhD preferred)
  • Has experience teaching high school or college students

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter outlining your interest teaching high school history and humanities to Aaron Tugendhaft at tugendhafta@ramaz.org







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