Director of Modern History and Politics

Astra Nova School - Remote - Full time

Astra Nova School - Director of Modern History and Politics

Director of Modern History and Politics

Location Flexible, Full-time

Astra Nova School is looking for an erudite and creative teacher who is passionate about understanding the world around us through a historical lens. The ideal candidate will be someone who is both learned and driven to learn, and who enjoys working with young students. This teacher would design and implement a curriculum that allows students to acquire knowledge and insight and encourages them to create a better future for all people.

Astra Nova School is an online middle school for motivated students between the ages of 10 and 14. It was co-founded by the team who formerly ran Ad Astra School on the SpaceX campus in Hawthorne, CA. We design classes, projects, and experiences that inspire students to embrace complexity and operate with a sense of possibility.

Essential Job Functions

  • Preparing and delivering lessons online, using engaging teaching techniques
  • Facilitating a classroom setting that encourages participation and critical thinking
  • Evaluating students’ performance
  • Designing curriculum and content
  • Attending meetings with parents, teachers, and administrators

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience teaching at the middle school, high school, or university level
  • Master’s Degree in history, politics, or an equivalent field
  • Comfort working virtually and using relevant software
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with students, teachers, and the school management
  • Empathy and responsiveness to students’ needs
  • Deep respect for inclusion and diversity
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • Ability to clear required background check

Reporting to: Head of School

Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits (based on experience)

To apply: Email your CV to tara@astranova.org.

Astra Nova School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to employees and applicants. Employment at Astra Nova School is based solely on the person’s merit and qualifications. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. We comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to nondiscrimination and employment. 

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Role

History Teacher

Experience Level

Mid Level

Astra Nova School

Astra Nova School is an online middle school for motivated students between the ages of 10 and 14. We design classes, projects, and experiences that inspire students to embrace complexity and operate with a sense of possibility.
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