Religious Studies and Philosophy Teacher

Groton School seeks a teacher for the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy. Responsibilities will include teaching Sacred Texts (which introduces students to the world’s great religious traditions and the cultures that produced them; taught jointly by the Religion and History departments) and Ethics (whichexplores how ethical theories may be applied to contemporary situations that require moral clarity and discernment). The successful candidate will collaborate effectively with members of the History Department.

Faculty members are also expected to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. Qualifications, therefore, include a demonstrated interest in coaching or coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.

Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities, (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

Founded in 1884, Groton School is a diverse community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service. Three hundred eighty students in grades eight through twelve benefit from the guidance of more than ninety faculty members who live on a bucolic New England campus with world-class facilities, all less than an hour’s drive from Boston, Massachusetts.

Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
 
Interested candidates should send a resume and a letter of interest to candidates@groton.org.
 
Groton School is an equal opportunity employer.
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Groton School is a diverse and intimate community devoted to inspiring lives of character, learning, leadership, and service.
Groton School is recognized as one of America's top boarding schools. It prepares students in grades 8-12 for the "active work of life."